A modern Armenian theatre, television and film icon, Levon Sharafyan has won numerous international awards for his acting. Trained at the prestigious Yerevan Institute of Arts
and Theatre, his first gained fame acting for the theatre. He amazed theatre audiences
in Shakespeare’s tragedies “Richard III,” “Henry VI,” “Hamlet,” “Romeo and Juliet” and “Julius Caesar.” He has toured successfully in Paris, London, Moscow, Sofia, Beirut,
Tbilisi, Los Angeles and other cities around the world. He has starred in dozens of films
and hundreds of television episodes.
In 1987 he was awarded the extraordinary honor of “Merited Artist of the Republic of Armenia” – the equivalent of a Lifetime Achievement Oscar in the U.S.
“Aram, Aram” marks his first feature film working with an American Director.