Respected Soviet and Russian actor Leonid
Bronevoi died inMoscow
on December 9, 2017, at the age of 88. Born Leonid Solomonvitch Bronevoy
December 17, 1928 in Kiev,
Ukrain he appeared in many Soviet films, most famously in the World War
thriller “Seventeen Moments Of Spring”. He never played in a leading
was renowned as a talented supporting actor. He also was a prominent
Soviet and Russian theater. Bronevoi was the recipient of numerous
and state honors, including the honorary title of People's Artist of the
Soviet Union. His lone Euro-western was 1977’s “Armed and
Dangerous: Times and Heroes of Bret Harte” as Piter Damfi.
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1946 I have a BA degree in American History from Cal St. Northridge. I've been researching the American West and western films since the early 1980s and visiting filming sites in Spain and the U.S.A. Elected a member of the Spaghetti Western Hall of Fame 2010.