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Mikhail Zhvanetskiy - Biography, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Filmography
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Born 6 March 1934, Odessa, Ukrainian SSR, USSR - Russian satirist and performer of his own literary works, screenwriter, TV presenter, actor.
Graduated from the 118th boys' high school.
In 1956 he graduated from OIIIMF - Odessa Institute of Marine Engineers with a degree in Mechanical Engineer of Port Handling Equipment. During his studies he was a Komsomol organizer of the Faculty of Port Mechanization . After graduating from OIIIMF, he worked in the Odessa port together with Viktor Ilchenko: Mikhail was a crane mechanic, and Viktor was a forklift mechanic.
During his student years he took part in amateur performances, where he began to write miniatures and monologues, which he often performed himself. In 1963, during a tour of the Leningrad Theater of Miniatures in Odessa, he met Arkady Raikin, who took his works into the theater's repertoire, and in 1964 invited him to his theater as the head of the literary department.
Together with Zhvanetsky, Raikin staged the Traffic Light program in 1969, in which Zhvanetsky's miniatures "Avas", "Scarcity", "The Age of Technology" were performed for the first time.
During his work at the theater of A. I. Raikin, he creatively collaborated with Roman Kartsev and Viktor Ilchenko, for whom he wrote more than three hundred miniatures and monologues.
Then he performed independently at the Odessa Philharmonic, then at the Moscow Hermitage Theater, where he gained popularity.
He was the artistic director of the Moscow Theater of Miniatures, which he created. In 1991 he made a cameo in an episode of the film "Genius".
From April 2002 to the present time he has been a permanent host of the monthly television show "Duty in the Country", in the original format on the channel "Russia-1" (produced by the ATV television company).