Died Nikolai Karachentsov

Friday, October 26, the day before his 74th birthday, he died actor Nikolay Karachentsov. TASS said his son Andrew.

According to his wife Karachentsova, Ludmilla Parginos, he died at 9 a.m., in the intensive care unit of the 62nd hospital in Moscow. Cause of death was kidney failure.

Nikolay Karachentsov, people’s artist and laureate of the State prize of the Russian Federation, known for his roles in the films «the Man from Boulevard des Capucines», «Eldest son» and «dog in the manger». He more than 40 years working in the theater «Lenkom», appearing in the cult rock-operas «Juno and Avos» and «the Star and death of Joaquin Murieta.»

In 2005, the actor had an accident, received a serious head injury, and spent 26 days in a coma. Because of the serious health condition Karachentsov almost stopped acting and appeared on screen only in another — almost a cameo — role in the movie «White dew» in 2014.

In 2017, Karachentsov was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. Treatment gave no results.

The material is updated.