He never loved public scandals, although adored with all my heart for a walk with friends, could not stand "yellowish press," and glossy magazines with details of his own novels and divorces. He cooperated inside many talents: actor, musician, composer, singer, a loyal friend and a loving father. Lord measured out his considerable talent and breathtakingly colorful life. He was not the "star" of the first plan, but he knew everything. He was a knight not only on the stage and in life. Loved from the heart, walked away from the heart, played to the last ruble and the first in a hurry to help. Ladies adored him, admired him, and the director Lyubimov until now regrets that he left the theater.
In his own words, he has never played in bad films. Khmelnitsky most respectful attitude to the profession of an actor. Even the small role he could play so impressive that the audience is always there was a feeling of confidence in his characters — whether it be a romantic hero or villain inveterate.
Historical figures, people of destiny