Hrant TokhatyanWednesday, March 18, 2020
Hrant Tokhatyan (January 10, 1958 in Yerevan) is an Armenian actor, comedian, announcer, and producer. Tokhatyan studied at the Yerevan State Institute of Foreign Languages from 1976 to 1981.
Hrant Tokhatyan was born in the family of 1st class motor mechanic Aram Tokhatyan and forest management engineer Yevgenia Tokhatyan. Tokhatyan has two sons from previous marriages and a daughter in his current marriage with Chamber Theater actress Luiza Nersisyan.
In 1976 Tokhatyan received an invitation from the Chamber Theater, where he worked for 15 years. In 1991 together with Ruben Jaghinyan and Karen Ghazaryan he founded “Sharm” Holding LLC, where he appears as a director up to the present day. Currently Hrant Tokhatyan is actively engaged in cinema, as well as theater performances, cooperating with a number of Armenian, Russian and foreign directors, producers, theater personalities and film studios. Tokhatyan is busy not only in his homeland, but also in the Russian Federation. Simultaneously, Tokhatyan participates in philanthropic and patriotic projects, among which are the large-scaled campaign of the charity foundation “Donate life” (at the head of the RA first lady Rita Sargsyan), annual fundraising marathon, organized by “Hayastan” All- Armenian Fund, as well as road construction works in cooperation with Hayk Marutyna and Vazgen Asatryan in the near-border village Haterk in Martakert region of Artsakh, etc. Hrant Tokhatyan is also a member of Council of Elders of Yerevan from the Republican Party, being actively engaged in the country’s social life, and appearing as a member of the initiative aimed at the preservation of buildings and constructions in Yerevan. Establishment of a children’s theater is Tokhatyan’s primary objective.