Bohdan Stupka

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Bohdan Stupka
Bohdan Stupka in 2009
Born Bohdan Sylvestrovych Stupka
(1941-08-27)27 August 1941
Kulykiv, General Government, Nazi Germany
Died 22 July 2012(2012-07-22) (aged 70)[1]
Kyiv, Ukraine
Occupation Actor
Years active 1961-2012
Spouse(s) Larysa
Awards Hero of Ukraine

Bohdan Sylvestrovych Stupka (Ukrainian: Богдан Сильвестрович Ступка; 27 August 1941 – 22 July 2012) was a popular Ukrainian actor and the minister of culture of Ukraine.[2][3] He was born in Kulykiv, General Government to Ukrainian parents. In 2001 he was a member of the jury at the 23rd Moscow International Film Festival.[4] At the 26th Moscow International Film Festival he won the award for Best Actor for his role in Our Own.[5]

Stupka 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.[6] Hero of Ukraine (The Order of the State) (2011).

Bohdan Stupka was buried on Baikove Cemetery in Kyiv.

His son Ostap Stupka is also an actor.[7]


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