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MOSCOW, June 19. /TASS/. People’s artist of USSR Alexey Batalov is buried at the Transfiguration cemetery. Yet on his grave, which is located next to the burial of the mother of the actor, only installed Orthodox cross.

The last ceremony was only the closest friends and family. In the morning of a farewell at the Moscow House of cinema – came thousands of people lined up for the land already 10:00 GMT, the Great hall of the cinema House was filled to overflowing .

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At the farewell ceremony, in particular, came to the head of the Department of culture of Moscow Alexander Kibovsky, President of the Commission of Moscow city Council on culture and mass communications Evgeny Gerasimov, the Creator of the film “Moscow does not trust tears” Vladimir Menshov, actress Vera Alentova, cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, the singer Iosif Kobzon, animator Yuri Norstein, film Director Alexey Uchitel, actress Tatyana Konyukhova.

Nikolai Burlyaev told TASS that Alexey was for him an important person in my life. “He was a very talented Director who saw me in 25 years and invited to his film “the Player,” said the artist. – It was a fateful meeting for me. The Director, saw in me the potential adult roles, entrusting me with a very deep role on the novel of Dostoevsky”.

“I am proud to be rector of the school-Studio of the Moscow art theatre, which was finished Alexei Batalov, said TASS Igor zolotovitski. – I would like to have my own children and graduates from all faculties were like this man. Conscience is absolute, perfect faith in the profession – is about Batalov. He was a true patriot of his craft, has an incredible intelligent education”.

Alexei Batalov died 15 June on 89-m to year of life. He is a Russian actor and Director, people’s artist of USSR (1976), Hero of Socialist Labor (1989). Actor of the Central theater of the Russian army (1950-1953), the Moscow art theatre. Gorky (now the Moscow art theatre. A. P. Chekhov; 1953-1957). Starred in the movie “Moscow does not believe in tears”, “Rumyantsev Case”, “the cranes are Flying”, he directed the films “the Overcoat”, “Three fat men” and others. Laureate of the State prize of the RSFSR. brothers Vasilyev (1966), USSR State prize (1981) and Russia (2005).