Valentin Gaft

Soviet and Russian actor

Valentin Iosifovich Gaft (Russian: Валенти́н Ио́сифович Гафт; 2 September 1935 – 12 December 2020) was a Russian actor. He was awarded the People's Artist of Russia in 1984.[1][2] Gaft was born in Moscow. Gaft was known for his roles in Hello, I'm Your Aunt!, Say a Word for the Poor Hussar and Forgotten Melody for a Flute.

Gaft died on 12 December 2020 in Moscow at the age of 85.[3]


  1. "Валентин Иосифович Гафт. Биографическая справка" [Valentin Iosifovich Gaft. Biographical reference]. RIA Novosti.
  2. "Биография Валентин Гафт" [Biography of Valentin Gaft].
  3. Умер Валентин Гафт. Tass. ru. 12 December 2020