Yevgeni Lazarev

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Yevgeni Lazarev
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Yevgeni Nikolayevich Lazarev (Евгений Николаевич Лазарев)

(1937-03-31)31 March 1937[1]
Died18 November 2016(2016-11-18) (aged 79)
Other namesYevgeny Lazarev, Evgeniy Lazarev, Eugene Lazarev
Occupationactor, director
Years active1959 — 2016

Yevgeni Nikolayevich Lazarev (Belarusian: Яўген Мікалаевіч Лазараў; Russian: Евге́ний Никола́евич Ла́зарев; 31 March 1937 – 18 November 2016), also credited as Eugene Lazarev, was a Russian-born American actor.[2] He was born in Minsk.


He graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School-Studio,[1] and played in the Riga Russian Drama Theatre and Mayakovsky Theatre.[1]

In the 1990s, he emigrated to the US, and later appeared in a number of Hollywood films, including The Saint, The Sum of All Fears, Lord of War, and Iron Man 2 (as Anton Vanko), as well as in TV series such as The West Wing (Episode: The Lame Duck Congress), Alias, and 24.

He was a professor at the Moscow Art Theatre Studio School and the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts, and was awarded the title of People's Artist of Russia. From 2003 to 2016, he had been teaching at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting of Los Angeles[3] and the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He died on November 18, 2016 at the age of 79.[4][5][6]


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  1. ^ a b c d "Yevgeni Lazarev - kinoteatr". Retrieved 2013-12-17.
  2. ^ Невидимые миру слёзы
  3. ^ "The information related to History, Biography, Spouse, Salary, Awards, Profession of Yevgeni Lazarev". Movie Stars. Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Evgeniy Lazarev - School of Cinematic Arts Directory Profile". USC School of Cinematic Arts. Archived from the original on 11 September 2016. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Сын актера Евгения Лазарева сообщил, где похоронят его отца". Ren TV. 18 November 2016. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Названа причина смерти актёра Евгения Лазарева". (in Russian). 18 November 2016. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
  7. ^ Указ Президента Российской Федерации от 15 августа 1998 года

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