Soviet and Russian actor Mikhail Chigaryov died at the age of 78 site Union of Cinematographers of Russia.
“After a long illness, the theater and film actor Mikhail Mikhailovich Chigaryov passed away” the message says.
Farewell and funeral will take place on March 28 in Pereslavl-Zalessky. The cause of the man’s death is not disclosed, however, according to data from open sources, in recent years he has been heavily abusing alcohol.
Mikhail Mikhailovich Chigarev was born on January 1, 1945 in Moscow. He became famous after the release of the comedy “Summer of Private Dedov”. In 1979, the actor played a major role in the popular crime detective “The City Accepted”, and after that, director Nikita Mikhalkov invited him to star in the films “Slave of Love” and “Own Among Strangers, Stranger Among His”. In particular, the artist played in such films as “They Fought for the Motherland”, “Stalingrad”, and starred in the TV series “Ranetki”. In total, Chigarev has over 80 roles in various projects.
Earlier, Life wrote that Russian actor Nikolai Dupak died at the age of 101. Honored Artist of the RSFSR entered the theater school four years before the start of World War II. From 1941 to 1943 he took part in the fighting, including in the defense of Moscow and Stalingrad.
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