Vladimir Abramovich Etush (Russian: Влади́мир Абра́мович Э́туш) (born May 6, 1922) is a Soviet film and television actor and a People's Artist of the USSR (1984), an honorary title granted to citizens of the Soviet Union. Vladimir Etush is of Jewish descent.
- The Gadfly (1955) as Martini
- Kidnapping, Caucasian Style (1967) as comrade Saakhov
- Solaris (1968) as Dr. Snaut
- Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973) as Anton Semenovich Shpak, dentist
- 31 June (1978) as Malgrim, Master of black and white magic
Etush has been married four times.
- Ninel Myshkova (born 1926; died 2003) — actress, the only daughter of general of artillery Constantin Myshkov
- Yelena Izmaylova (born 1920; died 2005) — actress, civil marriage
- Nina Craynova (born 1927; died 2000) — teacher of English language
- Yelena Gorbunova (born 1965) — teacher of English language
He has a daughter, actress Raisa Etush (born 1955) from his marriage with Craynova.
Honours and awards
- 1943 - Order of the Red Star
- 1964 - Honored Artist of the RSFSR
- 1971 - People's Artist of the RSFSR
- 1984 - People's Artist of the USSR
- 1985 - Order of the Patriotic War, 1st class
- Order of Merit for the Fatherland;
- 1985 - 4th class - for services to the state, the progress made in labour, science, culture, art, and a great contribution to strengthening friendship and cooperation between nations
- 2003 - 3rd class - for his great contribution to the development of national culture and theatre education'
- 2008 - 2nd class - for its outstanding contribution to the development of theatrical art and many years of teaching activity
- 2001 - Russian Federation State Prize in Literature and Art for his role in the play "Uncle's Dream" (10 June 2002)
- 2005 - Commander of the Order "For Contribution to Victory"
- 2007 - Order of St. Alexander Nevsky "For Fatherland and writings"
- 2008 - Order of "Honorary Citizen of Russia"
- 2008 - Order of Diaghilev - "For the benefit of Russian culture"
- Order of Peter the Great, 1st class
- 2017 - Golden Mask