Alexei Batalov passed away

Алексей Баталов ушел из жизни
People’s artist died on 89-m to year of life.

Alexei Batalov


The night before in one of the capital’s hospitals has left the life of one of the most beloved domestic audience of actors — Alexei Batalov. People’s artist died on 89-m to year of life during sleep, and the night before was the rite of the sacrament, according to Cause of death was cardiac arrest. The last five months Alexey was treated in hospital for hip fracture with displacement. In February this year he underwent surgery, but later he started to have complications.

The last will of the artist was the request to bury him beside his mother in the Transfiguration cemetery, as he recently, according to friends, said often.

Batalov has lived a full life and being the idol of the audience, was translated to the screen dozens of vivid images. His most famous roles in the movies “Moscow does not believe in tears” and “the cranes are Flying” forever entered the history of Russian cinema. On account of Alexei Vladimirovich shooting in many films, forever remaining in the hearts of fans, such as: “Nine days of one year”, “Purely English murder”, “the Star of captivating happiness”, “the Living corpse”, “the lady with the dog” and many others.

Batalov was not only an outstanding actor but also a Director, writer, public figure and teacher. On the death of a remarkable artist not only grieving relatives and close friends, but also colleagues, his students and all cinema lovers.

Just a week before his death, Mr Putin gave an interview to our magazine “7 Days”, which told wonderful things of his life. Read the interview here.