in the fifth grade Yevgeny Leonov joined the school drama club . For a long time, students were rehearsing a play penned by them also . though premiere did not take place , but this work is sunk into the soul of the boy that was born in her spark of love for the theater .
fall Yevgeny Leonov passed the exams and enrolled in Aeronautical Engineering College . Ordzhonikidze . While in college, Leonov took part in amateur performances , performed at student gatherings . Evgeny Pavlovich said: "I remember that it was there prepared " in the pool of " Chekhov learned and said , " Montera " Zoschenko , very fond of the Bloc , Esenina , read them by heart in the evenings , and I have been called , as once in school, "our artist ».
In the third year college Yevgeny Leonov joined the drama department of the Moscow theater studio , which was led by R. Zakharov , the famous choreographer of the Bolshoi theater .
Yevgeny Leonov was born in an ordinary middle-class family in Moscow . His father - Pavel - worked as an engineer at an aircraft factory , and his mother - Anna Ilinichna - was a homemaker . Eugene was the second child in the family. 's brother Nick was his senior by two years .