Semen Teodorovich Altov (surname at birth Altshuller ; genus. January 17, 1945 , Sverdlovsk ) - Soviet and Russian satirist, screenwriter, director. Honored Artist of the Russian Federation .
|Semyon Teodorovich Altov|
|Birth name||Semyon Teodorovich Altshuller|
|Date of Birth|
|Place of Birth||Sverdlovsk , USSR|
writer - satirist , screenwriter , humorist , director
|Years of creativity||1971 - n. at.|
|Genre||story , monologue , play|
|Language of Works||Russian|
Semyon Teodorovich Altshuller was born on January 17, 1945 in Sverdlovsk to the family of Teodor Altshuller, a teacher at the Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute (originally from Nizhyn ) and architect Lyubov Naumovna Zalesskaya (from Kremenchug ). [one]
He graduated from the Leningrad Lensovet Institute of Technology .
Writing Semen Altov began in 26 years.
The works of Altov were performed by Gennady Khazanov (“Hercules”, “Vobla”, “Choir in the Embassy”, “Wolves and Sheep”, “Melting”), Clara Novikova (“Carmen”), Efim Shifrin (“Penitent Mary Magdalene”, “Attempt ”,“ Wandering Breasts ”,“ Cinderella ”,“ Oasis ”,“ Sexonfu ”,“ Bychara ”,“ Personal Example ”), Vladimir Vinokur (“ The Roll of Fate ”). In addition, the author also performs his works. Semyon Altov stands out among the other comic writers who come up with a peculiar performing manner - Altos reads his monologues with an impenetrable and even gloomy facial expression, with a uniform low voice with a peculiar accent , without even smiling. The manner of pronunciation of Altov is parodied by many entertainers ( Ponomarenko Brothers , Igor Khristenko , etc.).
Semyon Altov is the author of the last performance, Arkady Isaakovich Raikin, “Peace to Your House”.
Altov took part in the creation of the comedy series "Troubled".
He stood at the origins of the transfer "around the laughter . " Then the humor was very different from modern. Editor Tatyana Olegovna Paukhova strictly followed the literature of the material. 
- Wife - Larisa Vasilievna Altova - majoring as choir conductor
- Son - Pavel Semenovich Altov - entrepreneur, producer of his father (director of the TV series “Nepolos” on NTV)
- The bride - Anna Altova
- Grandchildren - Varvara Pavlovna Altova, Ekaterina Pavlovna Altova, Vasily Pavlovich Altov 
December 1, 1995 Altov participated in the capital show “ Field of Miracles ” dedicated to the 50th anniversary of Gennady Khazanov .
On April 2, 1996, Altov was visiting Andrei Razbash in the Rush Hour television show.
Altov also participated in the television programs “ Room of Laughter ”, “ Without Intermission ”, “Izmailovsky Park”, “ Gentleman Show ”, “ Jurmala ”, “ Vecherny Kvartal ”, “ Around Laughter ”, “ Misfits ” and other humorous programs.
- 1974 - the prize of the " Golden Calf " " Literary Gazette " (" Club 12 chairs ").
- 1994 - Laureate of the International Festival of Satire and Humor “ Golden Ostap ”, received a gilded statuette after Sergei Dovlatov and Mikhail Zhvanetsky .
- 2001 - Arkady Raikin Cup winner at the international festival MORE SMEHA, Riga.
- 2003 - Honored Artist of the Russian Federation ( 2003 )  .
- 2008 - Tsarskoye Selo art prize .
- "Dog joys",
- "To gain altitude",
- "224 Favorite Pages"
- 1984 - Pericola (author of the dialogues)
- 1986 - BDT thirty years later (film-production; participation)
- 1987 - The world to your home (teleplay; author reprise and intermedia
- 1989 - I do not understand! (Belarusfilm)
- 1992 - Good luck, gentlemen
- 1992 - Who is there? (short; participation)
- 1993 - Chance (Ukraine, short; screenwriter)
- 1994 - Altshouses (director and screenwriter)
- 1996 - The Idlers (short; screenwriter)
- 1997 - Do not play the fool - member of the expedition
- Circumcision I did in the "Literary"
- Danila Cross, Semyon Altov, Ilya Sobolev and Ruslan Usachev: how humor has changed in Russia over the past 50 years . Dog.ru. The appeal date is February 14, 2019.
- Semyon Altov - a humorist writer - biography, profile, photo, video, news - 7Dey.ru
- Presidential Decree of January 30, 2003 No. 89 “On awarding state awards of the Russian Federation” Archived on August 11, 2014.
- altov.ru - the official site of Semen Teodorovich Altov
- YouTube is the official channel of Semen Altov
- Semen Altov in the program "No intermission", 2004 on YouTube
- Semyon Altov in the program "Personal belongings" (inaccessible link) - broadcast October 5, 2008 (video)
- Semion Altov's profile at Last.fm
- youtube videos
- Semyon Altov praised Ruslan Belyi i Kamey . piter.tv (May 6, 2014).
- "In the column" nationality "I wrote" Leningrad "!" (Interview to the newspaper "Jewish Panorama", Germany)
- Satirist Semyon Altov about working as a bouncer and stand-up comic. Evening Urgant. 06/18/2019