The star of the film “the gadfly” died on the 60th year of life.
According to the publication 5-tv.ru, the famous Russian actor Andrei Kharitonov had serious health problems, reports LigaNews.
According to the publication, the actor has long battled with cancer – cancer of the stomach.
It is reported that the artist repeatedly carried out surgical intervention, but a positive result was not. The disease continued to develop, which led to the death of Kharitonov.
The famous Director and part-time close friend Kharitonov Vitaly Mansky confirmed the death of the actor. The Director also added that the actor had passed away “almost forgotten”.
“It was not Andrei Kharitonov. I made exactly 40 years ago, during the filming of “Gadfly” in Lviv, when Andrey met. After this film he became a real star”, – said Mansky.
It is known that Kharitonov became famous thanks to the role of Arthur Burton in the film “the gadfly” (1980) directed by Nikolay Mashchenko.
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