Monday, December 11, in Moscow have passed civil funeral rites and farewell ceremony with people’s artist of the USSR Leonid Armor, which was buried in the Novodevichy cemetery, the news Agency RIA Novosti, citing representative of the theatre «Lenkom», where he worked for nearly 30 years.
«Leonid Sergeyevich Bronevoy is buried in the Novodevichy cemetery near the graves of people’s artist of the USSR Vladimir Zeldin and artist Ilya Glazunov» – leads edition of the words of the source.
Leonid Sergeyevich Bronevoy was born in 1928 in Kiev. His father, Solomon Iosifovich Bronevoy (real name – Factorovich), during the civil war he fought on the side of «red» in the early 30’s he rose highly through the ranks and, nevertheless, in 1937 he was unable to avoid the sad fate. He was arrested as a «Trotskyite».
Mother, Bella Lvovna Landau, divorced her husband to protect from the problems of the son, 9-year-old Leonid. Also able to change her patronymic son of «S.» to «S.». However, Bella L., and Leonid was deported to Kirov oblast as the «family of an enemy of the people».
During the war, Leonid Bronevoy, together with the mother lived in Kazakhstan. In 1950, he graduated from the Tashkent theatrical Institute. Ostrovsky. In 1953, after the experience in theaters in the city of Magnitogorsk and the Orenburg Armor went to Moscow. He immediately entered the third course of the Moscow art theatre and graduated in 1955.
Leonid Bronevoy has served in theaters of Irkutsk, Voronezh, Grozny. Only in 1962, he again appeared in Moscow, where he became a leading actor of the Moscow drama theater on Malaya Bronnaya. Since 1988, played on the stage of the Moscow theatre «Lenkom».
Being held as a theater actor Leonid Bronevoy played his most famous role – Muller in the movie «Seventeen moments of spring». He immediately became extremely popular and in 1976 was awarded the State prize of the RSFSR for work in this picture. At the time the actor turned 45 years old. After that Leonid has played memorable roles in the films «Munchhausen», «the Pokrovskie gate», «Formula of love», «promised Heaven».
In the 70-80-ies Leonid Bronevoi was awarded the title «Honored artist of the RSFSR and people’s artist of the RSFSR» and «people’s artist of the USSR» in the early 2000s, the artist was awarded the order «For merits before Fatherland» all four degrees.