The cause of death of the honored artist of Russia Viktor Proskurin, who died on 69-m to year of life, was the attack on the background of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. On Wednesday TASS said his wife Irina Honda.

"he had chronic obstruction of the lungs. The attack happened," she said.

According to her, the date of farewell is not yet known. "I’m in another town tomorrow or the day after will be information," she explained.

Viktor Proskurin was known in Moscow theatre circles, having played in 1977 the role of Sergei Lukonin in the play "a Guy from our city" based on the play by K. Simonov. Mass television and moviegoers became widely known after the execution of the roles Genes Lyapicheva in the television movie "Big change" and the captain of the border troops of Alexander Blinov in the movie "marrying the captain". Among the most memorable cinema Proskurina – Herman of "Queen of spades", Vozhevatov of "Cruel romance" (adaptation of "Bride" A. N. Ostrovsky), Novikov from "Military field novel" and others.