Semyon Andreyevich Svashenko - Soviet film actor, Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1966). He studied at the Kiev Music and Drama Institute. Nikolai Lysenko (1922-1925). In 1924-1928 - actor of the Kharkov theater "Berezil". Since 1929 - actor theaters and film studios in Kiev, Odessa, film studios Mezhrabpomfilm, Soyuzdetfilm. Since 1945 - actor of the Studio Theater actor, since 1957 - in the actor's studio "Mosfilm". He was buried in Moscow, at the 58th section of the Vagankovo cemetery. In Ukraine, in the Dnipropetrovsk region, in the city of Manganese, his native nephew Svashenko Andrey Vladimirovich, the son of his brother Svashenko Vladimir Andreevich, lives.