Rostislav Yankovsky

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Rostislav Yankovsky
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Yankovsky in 2008
Born
Расьціслаў Іванавіч Янкоўскі
Rostislav Ivanovich Yankovsky

5 February 1930
Died26 June 2016(2016-06-26) (aged 86)
RelativesOleg Yankovsky
(brother)
AwardsPeople's Artist of the USSR
(1978)

Rostislav Ivanovich Yankovsky[1] (Belarusian: Расціслаў Іванавіч Янкоўскі, Russian: Ростислав Иванович Янковский[1]; 5 February 1930 – 26 June 2016) was a Belarusian actor. He was born in Odessa. He studied in Leninabad.[2]

He debuted in the Tajik theatre in 1951. Since 1957, he worked in the Minsk Drama Theatre. Yankovsky was named a People's Artist of the USSR in 1978.

Yankovsky died in Minsk on 26 June 2016 in Minsk, Belarus, aged 86.[3]

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