Igor Kirillov

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Igor Kirillov
Kirillov in 2018
Igor Leonidovich Kirillov

(1932-09-14)14 September 1932
Died30 October 2021(2021-10-30) (aged 89)
Moscow, Russia
NationalityUSSR (1932–1991)
Russian (1991–2021)
Occupation(s)Announcer, TV presenter, radio host, TV journalist
Years active1957–2021

Igor Leonidovich Kirillov (Russian: Игорь Леонидович Кириллов, 14 September 1932 – 30 October 2021) was a Soviet and Russian news presenter, announcer and actor. He was known for being the news anchor for Soviet Central Television (CT USSR) and an announcer for the CT USSR news program Vremya.[1] He was awarded the People's Artist of the USSR in 1988.

Kirillov died on 30 October 2021 at a Moscow hospital from COVID-19, aged 89.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Philo C. Wasburn (2002). The Social Construction of International News: We're Talking about Them, They're Talking about Us. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 79. ISBN 978-0-275-97810-5.
  2. Скончался Игорь Кириллов — диктор, журналист, народный артист СССР и обладатель самого узнаваемого голоса (in Russian)