Pereverzev, Ivan Fedorovich
Born Aug. 21 (Sept. 3), 1914, in the village of Kuz’minki, in what is now Orel Oblast; died May 23, 1978, in Moscow. Soviet Russian actor. People’s Artist of the USSR (1975). Member of the CPSU from 1953.
After graduating from the Moscow City Theater School in 1938, Pereverzev joined the company of the Moscow Theater of the Revolution. In the late 1940’s he performed with the Film Actors’ Theater Studio, playing such roles as Korobeinichev in Svetlov’s The Brandenburg Gate and Brett in Gow and d’Usseau’s Deep Are the Roots. Beginning in 1940 he acted primarily in films. Among his roles were Grisha in My Love (1940), Serakovskii in Taras Shevchenko (1951), Admiral Ushakov in Admiral Ushakov and The Ships Are Storming the Bastions (both 1953), and Romashkov in The Lesson of a Lifetime (1955). His television roles included Briggs in A Purely English Murder.
Pereverzev received the State Prize of the USSR in 1952 and was awarded two orders and various medals.