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Yury Solomin

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Yury Solomin
Yury Mefodievich Solomin

(1935-06-18)18 June 1935
Died11 January 2024(2024-01-11) (aged 88)
Cause of deathProblems caused by a stroke
Years active1957 - 2024
SpouseOlga Nikolaevna Solomina

Yury Mefodievich Solomin (Russian: Ю́рий Мефо́диевич Соло́мин[1]; 18 June 1935 – 11 January 2024) was a Soviet/Russian actor, director and politician. He was the art director of the Maly Theatre in Moscow, starting in 1988. He was Minister of Culture of the RSFSR in 1990-1991.[2][3][4]

Solomin was known for his roles as Khlestakov in Igor Ilyinsky's production of The Government Inspector (1966), Tsar Feodor in Tsar Feodor Ioannovich (1976), Slavin in TASS Is Authorized to Declare... TV series (1984), Nicholas II in Az Vosdam... (1990), and Famusov in his own production of Wit Works Woe (2000).

Solomin died on 11 January 2024 in Moscow, Russia from problems caused by a stroke, aged 88.[5]

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  1. Biography, the life story of Yuri Solomin
  2. Валентин Родионов — всё о знаменитости
  3. Постановление Верховного Совета РСФСР от 15.11.1991 № 1881-I
  4. УКАЗ Президента РСФСР от 05.12.1991 N 259 «О ЧЛЕНАХ БЫВШЕГО СОВЕТА МИНИСТРОВ РСФСР» Archived June 22, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  5. "Умер народный артист СССР Юрий Соломин". IZ. 11 January 2024. Retrieved 11 January 2024.