Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Legendary Actress Lyudmila Gurchenko Passes Away

The famous actress Lyudmila Gurchenko, aged 75, has died in Moscow today.

According to preliminary data, the death was caused by complications of a surgery she underwent after a femoral neck fracture.

Lyudmila Markovna Gurchenko was born on November, 12th, 1935 in Kharkov, Ukraine. She made her debut with Yan Frid’s film Road of Truth in 1956. However, she gained enormous popularity after starring in Eldar Ryazanov’s comedy Carnival Night.

Altogether the actress acted in more than 80 films, including A Girl with a Guitar, Workers' Quarters, The Straw Hat, Twenty Days Without War, Siberiade, Station for Two, and The Mechanic Gavrilov's Beloved Woman.


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