MOSCOW, 4 Sep. Ukrainian and Russian actor Yuri Potapenko died at the age of 59, the press service of the Kyiv Young Theater reported.
“Yuri Potapenko, the actor of the Young Theatre, passed away into eternity,” the release says.
It happened on August 24th. It is noted that recently the actor complained of heart problems.
Yuri Potapenko was born on August 1, 1965. Graduated from the Kiev State Institute of Theater Arts named after I.K. Karpenko-Kary. Then he joined the troupe of the Young Theatre, where he served all his life. He starred in such films and series as “Return of Mukhtar”, “Major”, “Opera on call” and others.