MOSCOW, 11 February. The Kremlin is unaware that Pierre Richard would like to become a citizen of Russia. This was stated by President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov, answering the question of journalists about whether applied French actor, known for his love for Russia, for Russian citizenship.
The journalists jokingly handed Pierre Richard “passport of Mordvin”
“I don’t know did it, – said Peskov. – While no such information existed”.
Pierre Richard has arrived in the Russian capital in early February with a one-man show about his own life, “Pierre Richard III”.
Pierre Richard was frequently in the Russian Federation. The last time he came to Moscow in the fall of 2013. Then the actor said that he loves Russian culture, since childhood, fond of literature and especially the book of Ivan Turgenev. In addition, his granddaughter taught at the Institute of Russian language. “And it was her own desire,” said actor back then.
Pierre Richard is 81 years old. On account of his nearly 60 films, the most popular of them – “Toy”, “Unlucky”, “the Prick an umbrella”, “Daddy” and “the Runaways”. In 2012, he starred in Russian movie “toy Seller” Yury Vasileva.