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Nikolay Erdman - biography, date of birth, place of birth, filmography, clips, Writer, Director.
November 16, 1900, Moscow - August 10, 1970, Moscow - Russian Soviet scriptwriter and director.
He began his literary career in 1922. He worked with V.E. Meyerhold. The author of the well-known plays "Mandate", "The Suicide", later banned, and the libretto "The Bat" (1932, composer - Isaac Dunaevsky). In the cinema - since 1927.
In October 1933, during the filming of the film "Jolly Fellows" in Gagra, he was arrested together with co-scriptwriter Vladimir Mass and then convicted (according to a widespread version, for the fact that the artist Vasily Katchalov read his anti-Soviet fable at Stalin's meeting with the artists in the Kremlin). The surname was removed from the credits of "Merry Fellows". During his exile he lived for a year in Yeniseisk, then in Tomsk. Released in September 1936. Before the war he lived in Kalinin and Ryazan, where he met Mikhail Volpin, with whom he later created a number of scripts for feature films and cartoons. From the end of 1940 he lived in Saratov.
Since 1941 - a participant in the Great Patriotic War, worked in the NKVD ensemble (together with Sergei Yutkevich, Yuri Lyubimov and other filmmakers).
After the war, he worked mainly on staging for theatrical performances and on scripts for children's animated films.
In the 1960s, he was on the artistic council of the Taganka Theater, where his play The Suicide was staged (staged by Yuri Lyubimov).