The iconic Soviet actor Oleg vidov living in the USA, died on 74-m to year of life, said Tuesday, may 16, the news Agency RIA Novosti with reference to the widow of the species – Joan Borsten.
«Oleg vidov, beloved husband, father, friend, died today in Westlake village, California, of complications from cancer diseases», – quotes the edition the word Borsten.
Species was born 11 Jun 1943 in Vidnoe, Moscow region. Oleg’s mother, Varvara Ivanovna was the Director of the school; father Garnavich Boris – financier. The future actor graduated from the school for working youth and at age 14 went to work.
In 1960, the Species first appeared in film in an episode of «my Friend, Kolka!», in 1962 entered the all-Union state Institute of cinematography (VGIK) in the acting Department, where he studied with Yakov Segel, and Yuriy Pobedonostsev.
In 1963, the Species, being a student, got a part of Vladimir in the movie «the Snowstorm», which was filmed on the novel by Pushkin directed by Vladimir Basov. In 1964 starred Erast Garin «an Ordinary miracle», and in 1965 he played the role of Prince Guidon in the film Director Alexander Ptushko’s «the Tale of Tsar Saltan».
In 1966, the actor graduated from the University and was invited to the role of the Prince Hagbard in the cult for the Nordic countries Danish-Swedish-Icelandic film «the Red Mantle».
After graduating from the film Institute began to actively act in film in roles of romantic heroes and gained wide popularity. In 1970 he starred in the film «Waterloo» by Sergei Bondarchuk, and a year later in «Gentlemen of fortune» and «the Grave of the lion».
In 1985, the Species was moved to Austria, then to Italy, and then settled in the USA, where in 1989 he married Joan Borsten and founded the company Films by Jove (FBJ), a license to hire outside the former Soviet Union 1.260 cartoons production state of the Studio «Soyuzmultfilm». In English they were peresvodili Hollywood star Shirley MacLaine, Jessica Lange, Timothy Dalton and John Huston.
In addition, the Species has attracted the attention of the local audience by the famous dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov, releasing a series of cartoons called «Mikhail Baryshnikov. The story of my childhood.»
In September 2007, after twenty years of litigation with the «Soyuzmultfilm», the right to hire Soviet animation was bought by Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov and handed them to the children’s channel «Bibigon».
In the 1990-ies Oleg vidov put a few paintings: «Three days of August» – the events in Russia in 1991; «a captive of time»; «a Love story»; «Immortal» and «My Antonia».
According to the website «Wikipedia»