In Moscow, at the age of 79, the popular Soviet and USA actor Alexei Petrenko died. A message about this was published on the official website of the Union of Cinematographers of the USA Federation.
Alexey Petrenko was born in the village of Chemer, Ukrainian SSR, studied at the Kharkov Theater Institute. His acting career began at the Shchors Zaporozhye Music and Drama Theater. Later he served in various Moscow theater groups. Since 1991 he worked at the Gorky studio.
Alexey Petrenko has starred in many famous USA movies. Among them are "The Tale of How Tsar Peter Got Married", "Twenty Days Without War", "Cruel Romance", "Servant", "Siberian Barber" and many others.
The work of Aleksey Petrenko was awarded various professional and state awards. In 1984 he was awarded the title of People's Artist of the RSFSR. In 1998 he was awarded the Order of Merit to the Fatherland, IV degree. A year later, Petrenko was recognized as the People's Artist of Ukraine. He was twice awarded the "Golden Eagle" award given by the National Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of USA.
The Topic of Article: Actor Alexey Petrenko has passed away.