The head of the Moscow Department of Culture, Sergei Kapkov, reported on the death of Valery Zolotukhin, a famous theater and film actor.
71-year-old Valery Zolotukhin He died on March 30 in the morning in the hospital. This was first reported by the artist of the Taganka Theater Felix Antipov. Performances on March 30 and 31 are canceled.
Last week, Valery Zolotukhin entered the Institute of X-ray Radiology of the capital on Kaluga. Doctors reported on the status of the actor as stably severe. This medical institution specializes in the early diagnosis and treatment of cancer. In January of this year, the media reported on Zolotukhin’s hospitalization at this clinic, but it was refuted by the actor himself: he was just being examined.
Valery Zolotukhin was born in the village of Fast Source of the Altai Territory on June 21, 1941. In 1964 he graduated from GITIS, after which he worked for a year in the Mossovet Theater. Since 1964, Zolotukhin played in the Taganka Theater, and in 1965 became known as a film actor. Total Zolotukhin starred in more than 90 films and TV shows, among them - "Bumbarash", "Magicians", "Master of Taiga", "Life and the Extraordinary Adventures of Soldier Ivan Chonkin", "Night Watch" and others. The site of the theater will be able to find out about the time the place of the memorial service, which is still unknown. They will bury the famous artist in Altai.