View settings

Font size:
Site colours:


Official website of the President of Russia

News   /

Condolences on death of Armen Dzhigarkhanyan

November 14, 2020

Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to the family and friends of stage and film actor and National Artist of the USSR Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, as well as to the personnel of Moscow Drama Theatre headed by Armen Dzhigarkhanyan.

The message reads, in part:

“It is with profound sadness that I learned about the death of Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, a brilliant actor and a wonderful and immensely talented and charismatic man.

This is a tremendous loss for the national culture and for millions of people in Russia and other countries, for all of us. He was genuinely loved for his immense talent, emotional warmth, and dedication to his profession and the audience.”

Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Soviet, Russian and Armenian actor, stage director and teacher, National Artist of the USSR, two-time laureate of the State Prize of the Armenian SSR and laureate of many Russian theatre prizes, has passed away in Moscow on November 14 at the age of 85.

November 14, 2020