Sergei Yursky Wiki
Sergei Yursky Full name Sergei Yurievich Yursky was a Soviet-Russian stage and film actor, theatre director and screenwriter. Sergei’s most notable role in the cinema is Ostap Bender in The Little Golden Calf.
Sergei Yursky Biography
Sergei Yursky was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia on 16 March 1935 and He died on February 8, 2019. He studied at the Faculty of Law of Zhdanov Leningrad State University. Sergei graduated in 1959, from Ostrovsky Leningrad Theatrical Institute, L. F. Makarev’s course.
He was one of the leading actors of Gorky Bolshoi Drama Theater in Leningrad. The leading part in Wit Works Woe by “Alexander Griboedov” made him one of the most significant actors of his generation.
Sergei’s director’s debut “Moliere” by Mikhail Bulgakov in 1977. He was highly acclaimed, but was not accepted by Georgy Tovstonogov, and led to Yursky’s departure from the theatre.
The actor and director of Mossovet Theater in Moscow. Also worked as an actor and director in Moscow Art Theatre, as well as in Belgium, France and Japan.
Sergei performs one-man recitals of poetry and prose, touring widely with them in USSR, then Russia and since the 1990s many countries with Russian/speaking population.
Sergei Yursky Age
(Born: March 16, 1935) Age 83
Sergei Yursky Spouse
Zinaida Sharko and Natalya Tenyakova
Sergei Yursky Death Cause
Popular Russian actor Sergei Yursky has died at the age of 83.
Media reports quote his relatives and colleagues as saying that the veteran actor died after a long illness in Moscow on February 8.
Yursky, who started his career in the 1960s, played leading roles in more than 40 films as well as plays staged at the Mossovet Theater in Moscow, where he started acting in 1978.
He gained popularity with roles in Soviet-era hit movies such as Republic Of ShKID, A Golden Calf, The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed, The Love And Doves, and others.
Yursky was also a renowned theater director and wrote several books on theater and cinema.