Konstantin Gradopolov was born on February 20, 1927 in the family of a Soviet boxer and actor Konstantin Vasilievich Gradopolov. For a long time I chose between sports (I was the champion of Moscow in boxing among young men) and art, but in the end I chose the theater. In 1947 he graduated from the Moscow Art Theater School (first graduation) . In his student years he had a long love affair with Yevgenia Khanaeva, but it didn’t happen before the wedding. On the stage of the Moscow Art Theater, Gradopolov played more than 140 roles. Doroninoy. Shot in television performances. Died November 20, 2012 after a long illness. He was buried on November 22 at the Novodevichy cemetery.