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Eugene Leonov
Евгений Леонов

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Postage stamp devoted to Leonov (2001)
Born
Eugene Pavlovich Leonov

(1926-09-02)2 September 1926
Moscow, USSR
Died 29 January 1994(1994-01-29) (aged 67)
Moscow, Russia
Resting place Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow
Alma mater Moscow Art Theatre
Occupation actor
Years active 1947–1993
Title People's Artist of the USSR (1978)
Spouse(s) Vanda Stoilova
Children Andrey Leonov (1959)
Parent(s) Pavel Vasilyevich Leonov
Anna Ilyinichna Leonova
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Medal State Prize Soviet Union.png State Prize of RSFSR Vasilyevyh medal.jpg VLKSM-Prize-Medal-front.jpg RusStatePrize.jpg

Eugene Pavlovich Leonov (Russian: Евгений Павлович Леонов; 2 September 1926 – 29 January 1994) was a famous Russian/Soviet actor who played main parts in several of the most famous Soviet films, such as Gentlemen of Fortune, Mimino and Striped Trip. Called "one of Russia's best-loved actors", he also provided the voice for many Soviet cartoon characters, including Vinny Pukh (Winnie-the-Pooh).

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