Viktor Ivanovich Khokhryakov (July 13 (26), 1913, Ufa - September 20, 1986, Moscow) - Soviet actor, theater director, master of artistic expression (reader). People's Artist of the USSR (1973). Winner of two Stalin Prizes (1949, 1951). Member of the CPSU (b) since 1939. Victor Khokhryakov was born on July 13 (26), 1913 in Ufa. Work in the theater began in the auxiliary line-up of the Bashkir Drama Theater (1926). In 1933 he graduated from the Leningrad Technical School of Performing Arts (teacher N. V. Petrov). He worked at the Kharkov Theater of Russian Drama (1933-1940), at the Moscow Central Theater of Transport (1940-1953). In Kharkov, became known as the reader on the stage. He worked a lot on the radio. He worked as a director. From 1953 until the end of his life - actor of the Academic Maly Theater of the USSR. V.I. Khokhryakov died on September 20, 1986. He was buried at the Vagankovo cemetery.