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Vladimir Menshov

Actor/director

Born - 17 September 1939, Baku, Azerbaijan (then USSR)
Died - 5 July 2021

Balding Azerbaijani actor-director with small facial features, a busy actor whose few features as director were mostly keenly-observed portraits of everyday working life. As an actor, his film credits included Chelovek na Svoyom Meste (1972), Practical Joke (1977), Under One Sky (1982), Love and Pigeons (1984), Zerograd (1989), The General (1992), Tsarevich Alexei (1997), Night Watch (2004), The Apocalypse Code (2007), High Security Vacation (2009), Lucky Trouble (2011), (winning awards for) Legend No.17 (2012) and Ekaterina (2014). As director, he made Practical Joke (1976), Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1979, his greatest success), Love and Pigeons (1984), Das Duell des Alexander Puschkin (1988) What a Mess! (1995) and The Envy of Gods (2000). He died from coronavirus complications.