Bohdan Stupka

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Bohdan Stupka
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Bohdan Stupka in 2008
Born Bohdan Sylvestrovych Stupka
(1941-09-27)September 27, 1941
Kulików, Poland, (now Ukraine)
Died July 22, 2012(2012-07-22) (aged 70)[1]
Kyiv, Ukraine
Occupation Actor
Years active 1961-2012
Spouse(s) Larisa
Awards Hero of Ukraine

Bohdan Sylvestrovych Stupka (Ukrainian: Богдан Ступка; August 27, 1941 – July 22, 2012) was a popular Ukrainian actor and the minister of culture of Ukraine. He was born in Kulików, Poland. In 2001 he was a member of the jury at the 23rd Moscow International Film Festival.[2] At the 26th Moscow International Film Festival he won the award for Best Actor for his role in Our Own.[3]

Stupka was recognized as the most famous living Ukrainian actor.[citation needed] He has played more than a hundred roles in films and over fifty in theaters. Stupka has been awarded the title Artist of Ukraine and People's Artist of the USSR.[4] Hero of Ukraine (The Order of the State) (2011).

His son Ostap Stupka is also an actor.[5]

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