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Rostislav Yankovsky

Soviet and Belarusian actor

Rostislav Ivanovich Yankovsky[1] (Belarusian: Расціслаў Іванавіч Янкоўскі, Russian: Ростислав Иванович Янковский[1]; 5 February 1930 – 26 June 2016) was a Belarusian actor. He was born in Odessa. He studied in Leninabad.[2]

Rostislav Yankovsky
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Yankovsky in 2008
Born
Расьціслаў Іванавіч Янкоўскі
Rostislav Ivanovich Yankovsky

5 February 1930
Died26 June 2016(2016-06-26) (aged 86)
RelativesOleg Yankovsky
(brother)
AwardsPeople's Artist of the USSR
(1978)

He debuted in the Tajik theatre in 1951. Since 1957, he worked in the Minsk Drama Theatre. Yankovsky was named a People's Artist of the USSR in 1978.

Yankovsky died in Minsk on 26 June 2016 in Minsk, Belarus, aged 86.[3]

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