Kakhi Kavsadze – Actor

Kakhi KavsadzeKakhi Kavsadze is one of Georgia’s leading actors of both stage and screen. He will be here to present Will There Be a Theatre Up There?! on Monday 30th September at Riverside Studios

Kakhi Kavsadze (1935, Tkibuli) graduated from the Tbilisi Theatre Institute in 1959. Since 1959 he is been one of the leading actors of the Rusataveli Theatre Company and was made a Peoples Artist Of the Georgian SSR (1981). His principle roles include Adam (Devine Comedy), Devdariani (Bill of Indictment), Iliko (Me, Grandmother, Iliko and Ilarioni), Simon Chachava (Caucasian Chalk Circle), Lord Hastings (Richard the Third), Kent (King Lear) and Rasputin (Kvachi Kvachantiradze). He has appeared in over 50 films since 1957, including the role of Black Abdullah in White Sun of the Desert (1969) and Don Quixote in the life of Don Quixote and Sancho (1988). Between 1974-1980 he appeared in a series of 9 popular films scripted by Rezo Gabriadze, playing a character called Kakha.

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