Viktor Merezhko

Soviet screenwriter (1937-2022)

Viktor Ivanovich Merezhko (Russian: Ви́ктор Ива́нович Мере́жко; 28 July 1937 – 30 January 2022) was a Russian director, producer, playwright, actor, screenwriter, and television presenter. He was awarded the honorary title People's Artist of the Russian Federation in 2014.[1] His best known works were Family Relations, Flights in Dreams and Reality and Assia and the Hen with the Golden Eggs. Merezhko was born in Rostov Oblast, then-Soviet Union.

Merezhko died on 30 January 2022 at a Moscow hospital from problems caused by COVID-19, aged 84.[2]


  1. Указ Президента Российской Федерации от 14 августа 2014 года № 568 «О награждении государственными наградами Российской Федерации»
  2. "Умер Виктор Мережко". TASS. Retrieved 30 January 2022.

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