Armen Dzhigarkhanyan

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Armen Dzhigarkhanyan
Armen Jigarhanian.jpeg
Dzhigarkhanyan being awarded by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in 2010
Born(1935-10-03)October 3, 1935
DiedNovember 14, 2020(2020-11-14) (aged 85)
NationalityArmenian
Occupationactor, theater director

Armen Dzhigarkhanyan (Armenian: Արմեն Ջիգարխանյան, Russian: Арме́н Бори́сович Джигарханя́н; 3 October 1935 – 14 November 2020) was one of the most popular Soviet and Armenian actors. He was born on October 3, 1935, in Yerevan, Armenian SSR, USSR.

He has appeared in 254 movies,[1] including his 1981 leading role as Nazi Max Richard in Teheran 43. He acted in his first movie aged 25 in 1960.[1]

Dzhigarkhanyan was given the title of People's Artist of the USSR in 1985.[2]

In April 2018 he again was hospitalized after a heart attack and fell into a coma.[3] Dzhigarkhanyan died in Moscow on November 14, 2020. The cause of death was cardiac arrest due to kidney failure.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 http://en.araratlegends.com/legends/cast/
  2. "Armen Dzhigarkhanyan". IMDb.
  3. "Скончался Армен Джигарханян [Armen Dzhigarkhanyan has passed away]". Moskovsky Komsomolets (in Russian). 14 November 2020. Archived from the original on 14 November 2020.
  4. "Друзья Джигарханяна рассказали о причине смерти актера" (in Russian). RIA Novosti. 14 November 2020. Archived from the original on 14 November 2020.

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