Algimantas Masiulis

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Algimantas Masiulis (July 10, 1931 Surdegis, Anykščiai District Municipality - August 19, 2008, Kaunas, Lithuania[1]) was a Lithuanian film and theatre actor.


Masiulis appeared in his first play in the autumn of 1948, in Schoolgirl, where he played the role of a gym student.[2] The play was directed by his teacher, Juozas Miltinis.[2] Over the course of his career, Masiulis portrayed over 90 characters.[2] Masiulis appeared in Lithuanian, Russian and Soviet productions.[2]

He performed at the Panevezys Drama Theatre for many years before joining the Kaunas State Drama Theatre in 1978.[2] Masiulis also devoted more time to his drawings and art during the latter part of his life.[2]

Masiulis was awarded the 3rd Class Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas in 1998 for his work in cinema and theater.[2]

Algimantas Masiulis died on August 19, 2008, at the age of 77 in the city of Kaunas, Lithuania.[2]

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  1. ^ "ALGIMANTAS MASIULIS (1931 06 10 - 2008 08 19)". Kamane. 2008-08-19. Retrieved 2008-09-17. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Famous Lithuanian actor Masiulis passed away". Baltic Course. 2008-08-20. Archived from the original on 5 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-26. 

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