Died Vladimir Etush
People's actor of the USSR Vladimir Etush died on 97-m to year of life. About it said Last news the press-attache of the Vakhtangov Theatre.
The cause of death is still unknown. According to the Theater Director Kirill KROK, Richter died at the clinic.
The farewell ceremony will be held at the theater, but the date and time will be announced later, said the CRIC.
Etush will be buried at Novodevichy cemetery.
first it was claimed that the Actor fell several times to the hospital due to poor health. The last time he became ill before the performance at the end of January. In the end, the Vakhtangov theatre had to be removed From the repertoire of the performance " benefit ".
Vladimir Etush was born 6 may 1922 in the capital of Russia. Even in school the institution started to play in Amateur, but to act in GITIS he failed. However, in 1940 he enlisted a volunteer at the 1st year of the Shchukin school.
With the war going as a volunteer went to the front. Of the infantry regiment fought in the mountains of Kabarda and Ossetia, took part in the liberation of Rostov-on-don and Ukraine. Awarded order of the red star and medals.
in 1943 he received a serious wound and was the reserve, then returned to the Shchukin school, where he graduated in 1945. he was immediately accepted into the troupe of the Vakhtangov Theatre. At the current stage Etush worked all my life - more than seventy years.
in 1953, he debuted in cinema in the film by Mikhail Romm " Admiral Ushakov ". Just on account Etush roles in over 150 films. The greatest popularity brought him work in comedies by Leonid Gaidai " the Caucasian prisoner ", "12 chairs" and " Ivan Vasilyevich changes occupation ".
Etush - laureate of the State prize in literature and arts in 2001. Awarded the theatre prize "crystal Turandot" (1994), "Idol" (2000) and "the Star of Teatral" (2008, 2012, 2016).