Leonid (Les) Stepanovych Tanyuk (Ukrainian: Леонід (Лесь) Танюк, August 7, 1938 – March 18, 2016) was a Ukrainian theatre and movie director. He was a dissident and the head of the Club of Creative Youth. After 1991's Ukrainian independence Tanyuk became a multiple re-elected member of the Ukrainian parliament.
Tanyuk died on March 18, 2016 in Kiev, Ukraine at the age of 77.
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- National artist of Ukraine Les Taniuk dies, Interfax-Ukraine (March 18, 2016)
- (in Ukrainian) Died outstanding director and politician Les Tanyuk, Segodnya (March 18, 2016)