Fake Colonel: Stars who "play war" but didn't serve in the army

These artists became famous thanks to the images of the brave military, but in reality… Neither Nikolai Rastorguev nor the legendary "scout" Vyacheslav Tikhonov sniffed gunpowder!

Fake Colonel: Stars who "play war" but didn't serve in the army

Musician, 64 years old

Fake Colonel: Stars who "play war" but didn't serve in the army

Rastorguev studied at the Moscow Technological Institute of Light Industry, from where he was expelled. At the same time, the army did not frighten the would-be student. He, on the contrary, sought to get into the army, but did not pass the medical examination.

Actor, 62 years old

Fake Colonel: Stars who "play war" but didn't serve in the army

Baluyev often plays men in uniform: generals, colonels, police majors, intelligence officers, and even ataman! Of course, one of the iconic roles of the artist is the image of the officer from the picture "Bless the Woman". At the same time, Baluyev is connected with the army very indirectly: he began his acting career with the Theater of the Soviet Army.

Actor, 38 years old

Fake Colonel: Stars who "play war" but didn't serve in the army

The TV series "Soldiers" brought Lymarev popularity, but the actor never went in formation outside the set.

Actor, 60 years old

Fake Colonel: Stars who "play war" but didn't serve in the army

Another hero of the "Soldier" is Ensign Shmatko, played by Maklakov. The actor has previously played men with the ranks: police colonel, squadron commander, commandant in the military drama "Time to collect Stones".

Actor, 1928-1979

Fake Colonel: Stars who "play war" but didn't serve in the army

The star of the film "Only Old Men Go to Battle "dreamed of aviation and tried to enter a flight school during the war, but he was not accepted due to his age. With the end of the war, Bykov became a student of the Theater Institute.

Actor, 1928-2009

Fake Colonel: Stars who "play war" but didn't serve in the army

The legendary intelligence officer Stirlitz, KGB General Konstantinov from the detective "TASS is authorized to declare..." and, of course, the fighter Streltsov from the drama "They fought for the Motherland". During the war, as a teenager, Tikhonov worked with a rear-turner at a military factory. But secretly, he always dreamed of an acting career.

Keywords: Russian Federation | Army | Celebrities | Service | Stars | Selection

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