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Yury Yakovlev
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Yury Yakovlev in October 2008
Born
Yury Vasilyevich Yakovlev

(1928-04-25)April 25, 1928
Died November 30, 2013(2013-11-30) (aged 85)
Moscow, Russia
Occupation Actor
Years active 1950–2013

Yury Vasilyevich Yakovlev (25 April 1928 – 30 November 2013) was a Russian movie and stage actor. Yakovlev appeared in over 100 Russian-language movies.

His most popular movies include; The Irony of Fate, Anna Karenina, Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future, and in Hussar Ballad. He has won many awards throughout his career including Russia's highest civilian honor the Order of Lenin.

Yakovlev was born on 25 April 1928 in Moscow, Soviet Union. He studied at the Vakhtangov Theatre. Yakovlev was married three times. He had one son, Anton. Yakovlev now lived in Moscow, Russia.

Yakovlev felt ill in early morning of 29 November 2013. He soon fainted in his home. He was rushed to a Moscow hospital where he died there on 30 November 2013 from heart failure, aged 85.


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