Soviet and Russian actor, Director, writer, teacher and public figure Alexey Batalov has died at the age of 88 years in one of the Moscow hospitals.
«Komsomolskaya Pravda» reported, citing a close friend Batalov, the actor died in his sleep.
In February of this year, Batalov was diagnosed with complications from the joint replacement surgery, and since then, the artist was in the hospital.
Alexei Batalov is the laureate of many state awards and awards. His record includes roles in such films as «the cranes are Flying», «the Star of captivating happiness» «the Lady with the dog» and «Nine days of one year» «Three fat men».
Batalov was the idol of several generations of Soviet citizens. One of the most well-known roles of the actor – gosh (aka Gog) in the cult film «Moscow does not believe in tears».
Batalov’s voice was familiar not only adults but also children. The actor voiced many cartoons, his voice including sounds in the animated film of Yuri Norstein «Hedgehog in the fog».
Alexei Batalov. Brief biography
Alexei Batalov was born November 20, 1928 in Vladimir, in a theatrical family. From the age of five grew up in a family of the writer Viktor Ardov.
First appeared on the scene during the war in evacuation in Bugulma, where his mother organized a theater.
In 1950 in Moscow, he graduated from the School-Studio of MKHAT of a name of V. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko at the Moscow art theatre of the USSR. M. Gorky (workshop and S. K. Blinnikova, V. J. Stanitsyn).
From 1950 – actor Central theater of the Soviet Army, where he was serving in the Soviet army. 1953-1956 played on the stage of the Moscow art theatre (both in Moscow), in 1957-1975 – actor and Director of the film Studio Lenfilm (Leningrad, now St. Petersburg).
In 1944 made her debut in cinema, starring in a cameo role in the film Leo Arnshtama «Zoe».
Since 1975, taught acting in VGIK (Moscow) (1979 – Professor, from 1989 – head of the Department of acting). Released as the head of the course 7 acting workshops.
The author of the books «the Fate and craft and Dialogues during the intermission», as well as memoirs.
For many years he was Secretary of the Union of cinematographers of the USSR, the Chairman of the Commission of the all the prizes in the fields of literature, art and journalism. Worked in the Soviet peace Committee, the peace Foundation, the Association «Rodina».
From 2007 to 2013 was the President of the Russian Academy of cinema arts «Nika». Academician of the National Academy of motion picture arts and Sciences of Russia.
Died on 89-m to year of life 15 June 2017 in Moscow.