Saturday, December 9, 2017

RIP Leonid Bronevoi

Respected Soviet and Russian actor Leonid Bronevoi died in Moscow on December 9, 2017, at the age of 88. Born Leonid Solomonvitch Bronevoy on December 17, 1928 in Kiev, Ukrain he appeared in many Soviet films, most famously in the World War II spy thriller “Seventeen Moments Of Spring”. He never played in a leading role, but was renowned as a talented supporting actor. He also was a prominent figure in Soviet and Russian theater. Bronevoi was the recipient of numerous professional 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.

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