Georgi Yumatov

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Georgi Yumatov
Георгий Юматов, 1943 год.jpg
Born (1926-03-11)11 March 1926
Moscow, Russia
Died 6 October 1997(1997-10-06) (aged 71)
Moscow, Russia
Occupation Actor
Years active 1947–1994

Georgi Aleksandrovich Yumatov (Russian: Гeopгий Алeксандpoвич Юматов; 11 March 1926 – 6 October 1997) was a Soviet film actor. He appeared in 65 films between 1947 and 1994.

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Yumatov was born on 11 March 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.

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