Boris Khmelnitsky

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Boris Khmelnitsky
Born Boris Alexandrovich Khmelnitsky
(1940-06-27)27 June 1940
Voroshilov, Soviet Union
Died 16 February 2008(2008-02-16) (aged 67)
Moscow, Russia
Occupation actor
Years active 1967-2005

Boris Alexandrovich Khmelnitsky (Russian: Борис Александрович Хмельницкий;[1] born on 27 June 1940 in Ussuriysk, died on 16 February 2008 in Moscow) was a Russian theatre and movie actor.

He worked many years in the Taganka Theatre in Moscow. In cinema, he was known for many of his roles in Soviet adventure films. He played Robin Hood, Prince Igor, Captain Grant and many other characters. The last film he participated in was the 2008 film about Taras Bulba by Vladimir Bortko.[1]

Played Robin Good in 1976 film Robin Good's Arrows (Russian: Стрелы Робин Гуда) and 1983 film Ballad of valiant knight Ivanhoe (Russian: Баллада о доблестном рыцаре Айвенго).

He married Marianna Vertinskaya in 1975.[2] They were divorced in 1981; they had one child from this marriage - Darya Khmelnitskaya.

He died on 16 February 2008 of cancer.[2]

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