Died actor and director Sergei Puskepalis

Died actor and director Sergei Puskepalis
Died actor and director Sergei Puskepalis

Actor, director, artistic director of the Volkov Theater Sergey Puskepalis died in an accident, law enforcement officials confirmed to TASS. According to the Telegram channel Baza, the accident happened on the M-8 highway in the Yaroslavl region. Ford Transit, which was 56-year-old actor, crashed into a truck in the oncoming lane. The driver of the minibus also died, the driver of the truck was injured.

Sergey Puskepalis has been the artistic director of the Yaroslavl Drama Theater named after F. Volkov since 2019. He also has more than 70 roles in films. Among the most famous of them: “Walk” (2003), “My boyfriend is an angel” (2011), “Metro” (2012), “Black Sea” (2014), “Battle for Sevastopol” (2015), ” Icebreaker (2016), New Christmas Trees (2017), How I Became… (2018), Temporary Connection (2020), On the Edge (2020), Chronos (2022). He also played in the series Witness Protection (2011), Life and Fate (2012), Owl Cry (2013), The Godfather (2014), Big Money (2015), Operation Muhabbat” (2018), “Cipher”.

In 1999, he was awarded the title of Honored Artist of the Russian Federation for his role in the drama How I Spent This Summer and received the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival in 2010. The film “Simple Things” brought him the “Kinotavr” (2007) and “Nika” (2008) awards. In 2018, he received the Golden Eagle Award for his role in the TV series And in Our Yard (2012–2014).

Laura Keffer

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