Russian actor, Director and poet Sergei Yursky has died at the age of 83 from cardiac arrest. It happened today, February 8, in Moscow.
On the death of the actor told the daughter of Sergei Yursky Darius. Farewell to the late actor will be held in the Mossovet Theatre, the date is not yet defined. It is known that he will be buried on Troekurov cemetery in Moscow, reports TASS.
“Father had a long sick, died from cardiac arrest, we all are now waiting for the official conclusion”, – has confirmed the death of his father Darya Jurassic. Film actor and Director, in addition to his daughter, is survived by his wife Natalia Tenyakova.
Sergei Yursky in his artistic career starred in many films, in particular, the greatest glory he received thanks to his roles in the films “Love and pigeons”, “the meeting Place cannot be changed”, “nowhere Man”, “the Golden calf “and many others.
Sergei Yursky on the set of the film “Love and doves”, 1984 / Live Journal
The actor has received many awards for contribution to development of culture of Russia – he received two honorary order “For merits before Fatherland” III and IV degrees, and in 2000 received the medal of Pushkin became the laureate of the prize “Kinotavr”.
Sergei Yursky in 2003, along with colleagues urged the Russian authorities to stop the war in Chechnya, and in 2006, joined the appeal, which condemned the forced deportation of Georgian citizens from Russia. Actor in 2007 addressed to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to leave the post at the end of the second period, but later dissociated themselves from this act. Often participated in the mass protests of the opposition and advocated the release of the Russian activists.
Died Sergei Yursky / View
As for Ukraine, he condemned Russia’s intervention “in the Affairs of neighboring countries” and did not support the annexation of Crimea by Russia. Therefore, the Ministry of culture of Ukraine included the Jurassic to the “white list” of artists who support the country’s territorial integrity and oppose Russia’s aggression.