Igor Okhlupin

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MOSCOW, June 9. /TASS/. The staff of the Moscow academic theater. Mayakovsky mourns death of people’s artist of the RSFSR Igor Okhlupin, who died Saturday at age 79 after a brief illness.

“Igor Leonidovich Okhlupin. Light memory!” – wrote on his page on the social network Facebook artistic Director of Mayakovsky Theater Mindaugas Karbauskis.

People’s artist of the RSFSR Galina Anisimova said in an interview with TASS that okhlupin was a brilliant actor. “A very large mountain. He was an amazing artist and person in my life. This combination is rare, Igor Leonidovich these qualities in yourself connected”, she said.

A great Russian actor named Okhlupin people’s artist of Russia Igor Kostolevsky. “It was truly an amazing artist with whom we worked many years together. And it’s just hard to imagine the Mayakovsky Theater without Klopina. It is a great sorrow for our theatre and all theatrical art,” said he TASS .

In a press-service of the theater told TASS that the date of farewell and funeral will be announced later.

Igor okhlupin was born in 1938. In 1960 he graduated from the Higher theatre school im. Shchukin in the same godwho took the troupe of the theater. Mayakovsky. There he played several dozen roles, including the role of Mitch in the play “a Streetcar named Desire. Okhlupin played in performances of the current repertoire of Mayakivka: “Caucasian chalk circle”, “Mr. Puntila and his servant Matti, “Dead souls” and “Marriage”.