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|Minister of Culture|
21 November 1989 – 27 November 1991
|Preceded by||Vasily Zakharov|
|Succeeded by||Office abolished|
|Born||17 August 1941
Odessa, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
|Died||16 August 2020
|Political party||Communist Party of the Russian Federation|
|Profession||Actor, film and theatre director, screenwriter, politician|
Nikolai Nikolaevich Gubenko (Russian: Николай Николаевич Губенко; 17 August 1941 – 16 August 2020) was a Soviet and Russian actor, film and theatre director and screenwriter. He was the founder of the Community of Taganka Actors theatre. His movie Wounded Game was entered into the 1977 Cannes Film Festival.
He was named People's Artist of the RSFSR in 1985.
Gubenko was also active in politics. He was the last Minister of Culture of the USSR (1989—1991) and as the Russian State Duma deputy between 1995 and 2003. From 2005 on he acted as the Moscow City Duma deputy.
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