Vladimir Ivashov

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Vladimir Ivashov
Born(1939-08-28)28 August 1939
Died23 March 1995(1995-03-23) (aged 55)
Years active1957–1993

Vladimir Sergeyevich Ivashov (Russian: Влади́мир Серге́евич Ивашо́в; 28 August 1939 — 23 March 1995) was a Soviet and Russian actor.[1][2]


He had a film career that spanned over 30 years. He is best known for his role as Pvt. Alyosha Skvortsov in Ballad of a Soldier which he starred in with Zhanna Prokhorenko in 1959.[3] The film was awarded the Moscow International Film Festival award in 1960. It also won the Lenin Award. The film was kept in the film hall of The Kremlin to be shown to foreign guests.[4]

Ivashov died in Moscow, Russia on 23 March 1995 of acute gastric ulcer at the age of 55. Asteroid 12978 Ivashov, discovered by Lyudmila Zhuravleva in 1978, was named in his memory.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Wife — actress Svetlana Svetlichnaya. Two sons — Oleg and Alexey.[5]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Peter Rollberg (2009). Historical Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Cinema. US: Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 307–308. ISBN 978-0-8108-6072-8.
  2. ^ a b "12978 Ivashov (1978 SD7)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  3. ^ Кино России
  4. ^ Obituary: Vladimir Ivashov
  5. ^ Владимир Ивашов и Светлана Светличная
  6. ^ Советские художественные фильмы: 1968-1969

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