Vitaliy Shapovalov passed away at the age of 78 years.
Elena Yakovleva and Vitaly Shapovalov
Photo: scene of the TV series “Kamenskaya”
Last night it became known about the death of 78-year-old Vitaly Shapovalov. Information about his exit from life placed Moscow Taganka theatre, where the actor served most of his life. The actor died after undergoing major surgery on the joint. It is reported that Shapovalov last days spent in intensive care in serious condition.
About the disease and Vitaly became known in the autumn of this year. Recently, friends of the artist appealed to the concerned fans to call for help. Shapovalov needed financial assistance for costly surgical intervention for elimination of complications after surgery on the joint.
Photo: still from the film “Dead souls” (1984)
Shapovalov byz known theatrical audience thanks to the performances of “Master and Margarita”, “Tartuffe”, “Crime and punishment”,”the dawns here are quiet”, and many others. Vitali also played multiple prominent roles in the film. The best known are the images of nozdryov in “Dead souls”, the driver in the film “the Road home” and stepfather of the main character in the TV series “Kamenskaya”.