11 March 1926|
|Died||6 October 1997
Georgi Aleksandrovich Yumatov (11 March 1926 – 6 October 1997) was a Soviet film actor. He appeared in 65 films between 1947 and 1994.
Yumatov was born on March 11, 1926 in Moscow. A veteran of the Second World War. In 1941-1942 he studied at the Naval School. In 1942 he was enrolled as a cabin boy on the torpedo boat "The Brave", and a year later he became its helmsman. He participated in the siege of Budapest. He distinguished himself in the battle for Vienna in the assault on the bridge. During this battle he was awarded the Medal of Ushakov. He was wounded several times and also shell-shocked.
In 1994, Yumatov shot and killed a person over a drunk quarrel in which the victim questioned the importance of Soviet victory in World War II. He was convicted but pardoned as an elderly and war veteran.
His wife was actress M.V. Kreptogorskaya.
- The Young Guard (1948)
- Zhukovsky (1950)
- Hostile Whirlwinds (1953)
- Road to Life (1955)
- Heroes of Shipka (1955)
- Ballad of a Soldier (1959)
- A Trip Without a Load (1962)
- Pokhorony Stalina (1990)
Honours and awards
- Order of the Patriotic War 2nd class
- Ushakov Medal
- Medal "For the Capture of Vienna"
- Medal "For the Capture of Budapest"
- Medal "For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945"
- Jubilee Medal "Twenty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945"
- Jubilee Medal "Thirty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945"
- Jubilee Medal "Forty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945"
- Jubilee Medal "50 Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945"
- Honoured Artist of the RSFSR