10 November 1987
Michael Tsarev died
The actor lived a long life - 83 years. In the 30s, he played Chatsky and Arman Duvall in Meyerhold’s productions. Then for half of a century he worked for Maly Theatre, and for fifteen years, he was its manager; in the last two years of his life he was an art director. Since 1959 until his death, the actor was the head of the Soviet National Centre of the International Theatre Institute, and in 1964 - 1986 he was also the Chairman of the Board of Russian Theatre Society.