IVANOV VLADIMIR NIKOLAEVICH He studied at GITIS, but was expelled for violations of the educational process (he acted in films!), Soon graduated from VGIK (1950, course B. Bibikov, O. Pyzhova). Dozens of young actors tried themselves for the role of Oleg Koshevoy. As a result, the leader of the Young Guard played Vladimir Ivanov. - The most terrible scene in the picture - the execution of the Young Guard. She filmed four nights. It was really scary! - recalls Klara Luchko, who played the role of Marina's aunt in the film. - It was deep autumn, it was very cold. In Krasnodon there is a hole, where the guys dumped. Thousands of people from all around came to this shoot. Several ambulances arrived. The fires were burning. When Volodya Ivanov gave a speech, Oleg Koshevoi, the locals did not just cry: they wept. Parents of the dead children fainted. PRIZES AND AWARDS Laureate of the Stalin Prize I degree for the role of Oleg Koshevoy in the film "Young Guard" (1949).