people’s artist of Russia Mikhail Kokshenov has died at the age of 83 years. About his friend the poet Love Voropayeva said in Facebook.

the Cause of death of the actor is not specified.

Mikhail Kokshenov has received popularity thanks to such films as “Zhenya, Zhenya and “Katyusha””, “Dauriya”, “can’t be!” “Skaz about how Tsar Peter moor married”, “Little tragedies”, “sports lottery-82”, “good weather In Deribasovskaya, or Brighton beach again there are rains” and “Shirley-myrli”. In addition, he played in the comic newsreels “Yeralash” and “Wick.” Also Kokshenov has directed 15 films.

In 1983 he was awarded the title of honored artist of the RSFSR, in 2002 — people’s artist of Russia.