Armenian movie stars died at 72

Here are 3 famous actors from Armenia died at 72:

Vladimir Msryan

Vladimir Msryan (March 12, 1938 Vladikavkaz-August 24, 2010 Yerevan) also known as Vladimir Msrian or V. Msryan was an Armenian actor.

He was born in North Ossetia, Russia but later moved to Armenia. Msryan received his acting education at the Yerevan State Institute of Fine Arts and Theater. He started his acting career in the late 1950s and appeared in over 70 films throughout his career. Some of his notable roles include "The Color of Pomegranates," "Dzidzernagapert," and "The Song of the Old Days." Msryan was also a recognized theater actor and director and served as the artistic director of the Armenian National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet from 1992 to 1995. He passed away in 2010 at the age of 72 in Yerevan, Armenia.

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Akim Tamiroff

Akim Tamiroff (October 29, 1899 Tbilisi-September 17, 1972 Palm Springs) also known as Akin Tamiroff, Akim Tamirof, Akim Mikhailovich Tamiroff, Аким Михайлович Тамиров, Հովակիմ or Hovakim was an Armenian actor.

He died caused by cancer.

Tamiroff was a prolific character actor who appeared in over 100 films. He was known for his versatility and ability to embody a variety of ethnicities and nationalities on screen. Tamiroff began his acting career on the stage in the Soviet Union before emigrating to the United States in the 1930s. He quickly found success in Hollywood, appearing in numerous classic films such as "The General Died at Dawn" (1936), "For Whom the Bell Tolls" (1943), and "Touch of Evil" (1958) among others. Tamiroff was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film "The General Died at Dawn." In addition to his film work, Tamiroff also acted on television and was a popular character actor on various television shows in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Albert Yavuryan

Albert Yavuryan (August 26, 1935 Gyumri-November 3, 2007 Yerevan) a.k.a. Albert Garnikovich Yavuryan was an Armenian cinematographer, film director, film producer and actor.

Yavuryan was born in Gyumri, Armenia, and began his career in the film industry in the 1950s as a cinematographer. He quickly gained recognition for his unique approach to lighting and camera work, which helped establish him as one of the most talented cinematographers in Armenian cinema. In addition to his work behind the camera, Yavuryan also directed several films throughout his career, including "The Struggle for the Sturgeon" and "Forgiveness". He also produced numerous movies, including the popular Soviet-era film "The Color of Pomegranates". Yavuryan was known for his dedication to promoting Armenian culture and cinema, and his contributions to the industry were recognized both within Armenia and internationally. He was awarded the title of People's Artist of Armenia and was posthumously awarded the Armenian State Prize in 2008 for his contributions to Armenian cinema. Despite his passing in 2007, Yavuryan's legacy still lives on in Armenian cinema and he is remembered as one of the greatest cinematographers and filmmakers of his time.

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