The message reads, in part:
“Leonid Kuravlev was an outstanding actor and was truly loved by the entire nation. He gave us a multitude of outstanding, unique and masterly performed roles. He worked with creativity and dedication, captivating audiences with his extraordinary talent, charisma, sincerity and spiritual generosity.”
Soviet and Russian film and theatre actor Leonid Kuravlev died in Moscow on January 30 at the age of 85.