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Talented, famous, great: the stars we lost in 2019


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Among them are young, but already managed to leave their mark in the culture of the stars, and celebrities with a name who have gone a long and full of success creative paths. Remember the famous people we lost in 2019 suggests “Interfax".

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Decl, 35 years old

3 February 2019 year died Russian rap artist Kirill Tolmatsky, known under the creative pseudonym Decl, was reported in the official community of the musician on VKontakte.

“Friends, unfortunately, a terrible event happened tonight: Cyril is no longer with us,” the message says.

The death of the musician was also announced on his Facebook page by his father, producer Alexander Tolmatsky. Cyril Tolmatsky was 35 years old. In recent years, he has performed under the pseudonym Le Truk.

The cause of death was called acute heart failure.

Sergey Jurassic, 83 years old

Soviet and Russian actor Sergei Jurassic died in Moscow at the 84th year of life on February 8, 2019. According to his daughter, he was ill for a long time before his death. In December, it was reported that the actor was hospitalized in the infectious diseases department of the hospital.

Jurassic was born in Leningrad in 1935 in the family of Yuri Sergeyevich Jurassic, artistic director of the Moscow Circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard.

In 1955, after the third year of law school, he entered the acting department of the Leningrad Theater Institute named after Ostrovsky, and in 1957 he was invited to the Gorky Bolshoi Drama Theater (now named after Tovstonogov). In the same place, Yursky made his debut as a director, staging in 1974 the play "Moliere" based on Bulgakov.

The fame of the film actor brought him roles in the films "The Golden Calf", "The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed", "Republic of ShKID" and others.

In 1978, Yursky moved to Moscow and was accepted into the troupe of the Mossovet Theater. The actor wrote several books: “Who Pauses”, “In Timelessness”, “Recognition”, “Sur”, “Gesture”, “Contents of the Box”, “Theater of Igor Vatsetis”, “Eugene Ionesco in the Translations of Sergei Yursky”, “Game in life".

Karl Lagerfeld, 85 years old

The world famous German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld died on the 86th year of his life on February 19, 2019. In recent weeks, the well-being of couturiers, known in particular for their many years of work at the Chanel fashion house, has noticeably worsened.

On the eve of Lagerfeld, they were hospitalized in Paris, but the doctors could not help him. The cause of death of the fashion designer is not yet called.

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Lagerfeld was born in 1933 in Hamburg. At the age of 14, he moved to Paris, where he took up painting and history, and then became an assistant to fashion designer Pierre Balmen.

In 1965, the designer began working for the Italian fashion house Fendi, with which he continued to work until his death. In 1983, Lagerfeld was invited to work at Chanel. The fashion designer founded his own line - Karl Lagerfeld Impression in 1974, then created the KL and KL lines by Karl Lagerfeld.

Kit Flint, 49

On March 4, 2019, The Prodigy's vocalist Keith Flint passed away at the age of 49 at his home in Essex - he committed suicide.

Keith Flint became famous as the vocalist of the band The Prodigy, founded in 1990, where at first he was only a dancer. In 1996, he performed as a vocalist on the single Firestarter, which became a world hit. Then he took part in the recording of such tracks. like Omen, Breath, Baby's Got a Temper.

The Prodigy performed several times in Russia and in July 2019 were to become one of the headliners of the Park Live festival in Moscow.

Luke Perry, 52

On March 4, 2019, American actor Luke Perry, best known for his role as Dylan McKay in the TV series Beverly Hills 90210, died at the age of 52.

The actor was hospitalized after an extensive stroke that occurred at his home in the Sherman Oaks district of Los Angeles.

In recent years, Perry has starred in the series "Riverdale" and was scheduled to take part in a new version of the series "Beverly Hills 90210", which was released in screens in 2019.

Vladimir Etush, 96 years old

People's Artist of the USSR Vladimir Etush died in the Moscow hospital on the 97th year of life on March 9, 2019.

Etush was born on May 6, 1922 in Moscow, but the date of birth in the passport appears on May 6, 1923. After an unsuccessful attempt to enter GITIS, Etush was enlisted as a volunteer for the first year of the Schukin School. In the last days of September 1941 he volunteered for the front. He was awarded the Order of the Red Star and medals. He fought in the rank of senior lieutenant, was seriously injured and received a disability group II.

Etush has played over 30 theater roles and over 40 film roles. His film debut was the role of Seyid-Ali in the historical film “Admiral Ushakov” (1953). The main success came to the actor in 1965, after the role of Coupeau in the drama "Trap" by Emile Zola. He is known for his roles in the comedies of Leonid Gaidai "Prisoner of the Caucasus, or Shurik's New Adventures", "Twelve Chairs" and "Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession".

Julia Nachalova, 36 years old

On March 16, 2019, the PR director of the singer Yulia Nachalova, whose hospitalization was previously reported in the media, announced her death on Saturday evening.

“An hour ago, the heart of our Yulia stopped beating,” wrote the PR director of the singer Anna Isaeva on Instagram.


A few days before the death of Julia, there were reports that Nachalova was hospitalized in serious condition and that she underwent surgery.

The 38-year-old singer has recorded several albums, starred in films, and took part in television programs. One of the most famous songs of Nachalova is “A Hero of Not My Novel”. Woman ForumDaily wrote in detail about disease, passing away и funeral Julia.

Marlen Khutsiev, 93 years old

Director Marlene Khutsiev died on March 19 at the Botkin Hospital in Moscow at the 94th year of his life.

Khutsiev was born in 1925 in Tiflis (Tbilisi). In 1952 he graduated from the directing department of VGIK, worked as a director at the Odessa Film Studio, since 1959 at the Gorky Film Studio, since 1965 at Mosfilm.

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The director's films include Spring on Zarechnaya Street (together with Felix Mironer), Two Fedora, Ilyich's Outpost, Afterword, Infinity and others.

Nodar Mgaloblishvili, 87 years old

On March 27, Georgian actor Nodar Mgaloblishvili died in his 88th year of life. In recent months, he was seriously ill.

Mgaloblishvili in 1954 became an actor at the Tbilisi Academic Theater named after Mardzhanishvili, made his film debut in 1958, and in 1979 received the title of People's Artist of the Georgian SSR.

Mgaloblishvili played dozens of roles in films and TV shows, including Russian ones. One of his most famous film roles was the role of Count Cagliostro in Mark Zakharov's TV movie "Formula of Love" (1984).

Alexey Buldakov, 68 years old

On April 3, 2019, actor Alexei Buldakov died at the 69th year of his life in Mongolia, a blood clot broke off from him.

Buldakov was born in 1951 in the village of Makarovka in the Altai Territory. He graduated from the theater studio at the Pavlodar Drama Theater named after Anton Chekhov. Until 1976 he worked in the theaters of Pavlodar, Tomsk, Ryazan.

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The actor became famous for the role of General Ivolgin in the film "Peculiarities of the National Hunt".

Buldakov - Honored Artist of the RSFSR, People's Artist of Russia, laureate of the 1995 Nika Prize.

George Danelia, 88 years old

Soviet and Russian film director Georgy Danelia died in Moscow on the 89th year of life on April 4. In February, it became known about the hospitalization of Danelia with pneumonia. He was in intensive care, and doctors introduced him to an artificial coma.

Director, screenwriter Danelia was born in 1930 in Tiflis, a year later the family moved to Moscow. Graduated from the Moscow Architectural Institute, and then from the Higher Directing Courses (workshop of Mikhail Kalatozov). Since 1959 he worked at Mosfilm.

The films “I walk around Moscow”, “Afonya”, “Mimino”, “Autumn Marathon”, “Kin-Dza-Dza!” Brought him great popularity. other.

Elina Bystritskaya, 91 years old

On April 26, People's Artist of the USSR Elina Bystritskaya died in the 92nd year of her life. Bystritskaya was born in 1928 in Kiev, in the family of a military doctor. During the war, she studied at nursing courses, worked in a hospital. In 1947 she graduated from a medical college. In the late 1940s, she began to engage in amateur art. In 1953 she graduated from the acting department of the Karpenko-Kary Kiev Institute of Theater Arts.

She worked at the Vilnius Russian Drama Theater, at the Pushkin Moscow Drama Theater, since 1958 - in the troupe of the Maly Theater. Her debut in Small was the role of Lady Windermere in Oscar Wilde's “Lady Windermere's Fan”.

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Since 1950, Bystritskaya began acting in films. She became famous for the role of Aksinya in the film by Sergei Gerasimov "Quiet Don" (1958).
Since 1978 she began to engage in pedagogical activities at the Higher Theater School named after Shchepkin, taught at the Department of Acting at the GITIS named after Lunacharsky.

Bystritskaya was president of the charity foundation in support of art and science, professor, academician of several academies, and vice president of the International Fund for Maternal and Child Health.

Doris Day, 97 years old

Popular in the 1960s, Hollywood actress and singer Doris Day died at the age of 97, the Associated Press reported, citing the fund of the actress.

During her career, Day starred in more than 40 films and recorded over 650 songs.

She first starred in a movie in 1948 in the film "Romance on the High Seas" directed by Michael Curtis. She also starred in the films "Intimate Conversation" and "Move Over, Darling" by Michael Gordon, "The Man Who Knew Too Much" by Alfred Hitchcock, and her last film was released in 1968.

She has been awarded an Oscar, a Grammy, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Kennedy Center Award.

Rutger Hauer, 75

Blade Runner star Rutger Hauer has died at his home in the Netherlands after a short illness. The Dutch-born Hollywood actor passed away on July 19 at the age of 76.

The most memorable work of the actor was the role in Ridley Scott's 1982 film Blade Runner. He played the leader of a group of replicants (artificial people who became in fact slaves of humanity), who must be stopped by the hero of Harrison Ford. He also starred in such Hollywood films as "Sin City" and "Batman Begins".

Hauer, who spoke several languages, began his acting career in the 1960s in his native Netherlands, where he was a real star. In 1988, the actor was awarded the Golden Globe as Best Supporting Actor for the role of the Soviet prisoner of the concentration camp Alexander Pechersky in the TV movie Escape from Sobibor.

Willy Tokarev, 84

On August 4, Soviet, American and Russian songwriter Willy Tokarev died in his 85th birthday.

Singer Willy Tokarev (real name - Vilen) was born on the farm Chernyshev in Adygea. In Leningrad, he graduated from the music school at the Rimsky-Korsakov Leningrad Conservatory, double bass class. He worked in orchestras and various ensembles, began writing his own songs.

In 1974 he emigrated to the United States, where he was a handyman for some time, and then continued his musical career. Fame was brought to him by his second album "In a Noisy Booth" (1981), which was popular among Russian-speaking emigrants. He also sang in Russian restaurants there.

Having received US citizenship, he founded his own studio One Man Band. In 1989, Tokarev gave concerts in the USSR, in the 1990s he decided to return to his homeland, opened his own recording studio.

Tokarev's repertoire was dominated by Russian chanson. Among his most famous works are "Skyscrapers", "Over the Hudson", "New York Taxi Driver", "Fisherman's", "We Met in Life", "On Your Birthday".

Alexandra Nazarova, 79 years old

On August 20, People's Artist of Russia Alexandra Nazarova died at 80.

“The bitter news has just come: the amazing, beautiful, unique Alexandra Ivanovna Nazarova has not become. This is an irreparable loss not only for our theater, but for all Russian art. There are no words. A void has formed that cannot be filled. The star has gone out. Truly popular. We grieve, ”- said in a message on the website of the theater Ermolova.

Nazarova was born on July 17, 1940 in Leningrad. She played the first role in the theater at the age of 6. She graduated from the Leningrad Theater Institute named after Ostrovsky. She began her career at the Central Children's Theater (currently RAMT), then auditioned with Anatoly Efros and served in the Yermolova Theater.


She has starred in over 80 films and television series. Among them are “And if this is love?”, “Sophia Perovskaya”, “Love with privileges”, “Little things in life”, “Border: Taiga romance”, “Brigade”, “Capercaillie”. Her most famous role in recent years was Nadezhda Mikhailovna, the grandmother of Victoria, the main character of the humorous series "My Fair Nanny".

Nazarova worked a lot as a dubbing actress in feature and animated films. In 1976 she was awarded the title Honored Artist of the RSFSR, in 2001 she received the honorary title of People's Artist of Russia.

Mark Zakharov, 85 years old

September 28, 2019 director and art director of Lenkom Mark Zakharov died at the 86th year of life. As reported, on August 20, Zakharov was hospitalized with pneumonia in one of the capital's hospitals. He was discharged from the hospital on September 9.

Since 1965 Zakharov has been the director of the Moscow Theater of Satire, since 1973 - the chief director of Lenkom. He directed almost 50 theatrical performances. Zakharov was also a film director, among his paintings "12 chairs", "The same Munchausen". He has directed more than 20 TV shows and wrote scripts for more than 10 films.

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Zakharov is a full holder of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland. Awarded with the USSR State Prize (1987), the Russian Federation State Prize (1992, 1997, 2002). He is the owner of the Orders of St. Stanislav and St. Alexander Nevsky.

For his outstanding contribution to the development of theatrical art, Zakharov was awarded the Golden Mask Theater Prize. Winner of the "Crystal Turandot" and "The Seagull" awards. He was awarded the special prize of the Golden Eagle film award “For Outstanding Contribution to Russian Cinematography”.

Marie Fredriksson, 61

At the 62nd year of her life, vocalist of the music group Roxette Marie Fredriksson died. As the manager of the group, Marie Dimberg, said, the singer died on December 9.

In 2002, Fredriksson was diagnosed with a brain tumor, she underwent surgery, followed by a long period of rehabilitation. Despite the serious health consequences, the singer continued to work. In 2016, doctors recommended that she stop the tour, and she followed their advice.

The Swedish group Roxette is a duet between Fredriksson and musician and composer Per Gessle. They released their debut album in 1986 and soon became world famous. Among the most popular Roxette songs are “It must have been love”, “Listen to your heart”, “Sleeping in my car”, “Crash! Boom! Bang! ” other.

Galina Volchek, 86 years old

On December 26, 2019, the actress and director Galina Volchek passed away. The artistic director of the Moscow Sovremennik Theater was 86 years old. She died a week after her birthday.

The fact that Volchek was hospitalized due to lung problems was announced on December 23. The next day, REN TV and the Telegram channel Mash reported that the artistic director fell into a coma. Mash also reported that Volchek began complications in the heart and kidneys due to acute cardiovascular failure, as well as diagnosed with swelling of the lower extremities. The press service of the "Contemporary" RBC denied this information. The theater also said that her condition is assessed as stable, but requires inpatient treatment.

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December 25, the theater’s press secretary Elena Volkova told RBC that Volchek’s condition had not changed. The death of Volchek on December 26 was reported by the theater press service.

“The date and time of farewell will be announced later,” the message said.

“Yes, I confirm,” said RBC the director of the literary part of the theater Evgenia Kuznetsova.

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