Murad Kostanyan, Armenian SSR People's Artist
From 1920 to 1925 and from 1927 to 1928 Kostanyan studied at Moscow Armenian Theatral Studio. From 1925 to 1927 he was an actor of Tbilisi Armenian Theatre. He is one of the founders of Leninakan Drama theatre after Mravian. In 1930, he became an actor of the Sundukyan State Academic Theatre of Yerevan where he worked until his death. He played more than 1500 roles.