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Albert Mkrtchyan
Ալբերտ Մկրտչյան-գյումրի (cropped).jpg
Mkrtchyan in September 2016
Born (1937-02-27)February 27, 1937
Died February 28, 2018(2018-02-28) (aged 81)
Occupation director, screenwriter, actor

Albert Mkrtchyan (Armenian: Ալբերտ Մկրտչյան; February 27, 1937 – February 28, 2018) was an Armenian film director, screenwriter, actor, and recipient of the People's Artist of the Republic of Armenia award (2003).

He was the younger brother of Soviet actor Frunzik Mkrtchyan.


Albert Mkrtchyan was born in 1937 in Leninakan. In 1960, Albert Mkrtchyan graduated from the Yerevan Fine Arts and Theatre Institute and in 1971, from the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography in Moscow. From 1960 to 1966, he served as the director of the Armenian TV studio and since 1971, he had been the director of Hayfilm studio. From 1995 to 1999 he was the director of the Gyumri Drama Theater, and since 2000, Mkrtchyan had been the director and artistic director of the Mher Mkrtchyan Artistic Theater.

Mkrtchyan had been a lecturer at the Armenian State Pedagogical University after Khachatur Abovyan and Yerevan State Institute of Theater and Cinema.


Year Title Award
2008 The Dawn of the Sad Street
2000 The Merry Bus RA State Prize
1988 Breath
1984 The Tango of Our Childhood
1982 The Song of the Old Days Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic State Prize
1980 Big win
1979 The best half of life
1977 Stone valley
1974 Hard rock
1972 Monument Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic State Prize
1969 Photo

As an actor

Year Title Role
1972 Men James, Anush's brother
1961 Daily life and holidays
1960 North Rainbow episode


  • Movses Khorenatsi medal, 2000
  • People's Artist of the Republic of Armenia, 2003
  • Special Award at the "Hayak" Armenian Movie Awards
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