From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
He was the son of the artist Valentin Serov and grandson of the composer Alexander Serov. He was the pupil of the theatre director and actor Evgeny B. Vakhtangov. Later he joined the Prague group of the Moscow Art Theater. Critics called it a subtle master of the grotesque and considered second only to Michael Chekhov. Michael Chekhov called him his teacher. In 1925, he staged plays and acted in films. Successfully he played in the French theater "Atelier". There is mention of the fact that Serov died in Paris, "reaching glory."
- Георгий (Юрий) Валентинович Серов
- Acknowledgment: Alexande Orlov.