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Yuriy Yakovlev (Yuri Vasilyevich Yakovlev)

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Biography

Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia]
Yuri Yakovlev is a popular Russian actor best known for his roles in Soviet comedies 'Ironiya sydby', Ivan Vasilevich', and Kin-dza-dza! (1986).

He was born Yuri Vasilevich Yakovlev on April 25, 1928, in Moscow, Soviet Union. His father, Vasili Vasilevich Yakovlev, was a layer, and his mother, Olga Mikhailovna Ivanova, was a homemaker. Young Yakovlev was fond of acting and theatre. From 1948 - 1952 he studied acting at Shchukin Theatrical School of Vakhtangov Theatre in Moscow.

Since 1952 Yuri Yakovlev has been member of the troupe at Vakhtangov Theatre in Moscow. Read more...

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