The actor of theatre and cinema Victor Smirnov died in St. Petersburg on 73 year of life. On Saturday, August 12, according to radio station "Echo of Moscow".
The cause of death in the publication are not specified.
Smirnov graduated from the Gorky theatre school, with 80 years of service at the Alexandrinsky theatre. He has performed over 70 roles in movies, including playing "Boris Godunov" (1986), "Street of the broken lanterns" (1998), "Agent of national security-2" (2000), "the Master and Margarita" (2005) and "Liquidation" (2007). In 1992, Smirnov was awarded the title people's artist of Russia.