The message of condolence reads, in part:
“The demise of Andrei Myagkov is a major, irretrievable loss for the country’s theatre and cinematography and for all who knew this outstanding actor and admired his talent, professionalism and remarkable charisma.
Grateful audiences will remember forever the name of Andrei Myagkov and the iconic characters he profoundly and brilliantly played.”
Theatre and film actor, People’s Artist of the RSFSR Andrei Myagkov passed away on February 18 at the age of 82.
Andrei Myagkov played dozens of roles on stage, as well as on the screen. He was awarded the USSR State Prize, the Order of Honour, the Order for Services to the Fatherland 3rd and 4th degree and the Order of Friendship.