In Moscow from the coronavirus in the 82nd year of life died the Soviet and Russian film Director Samvel Gasparov, the husband of actress Natalya Vavilova. About it in social networks reported, a family friend and editor Georgiy Saakov.

"Sad news. Very. In Moscow has died the great film Director Samvel Gasparov, – Saakov wrote on his page in Facebook. – Samvel Vladimirovich was not peculiar to lose, but to win the damn coronavirus he failed".

The wife of filmmaker Natalya Vavilova at the moment also is in the hospital and struggling with the coronavirus. Her and them with Gasparovi daughter Anna Saakov expressed their deep condolences, the most Vavilova wished a speedy recovery.

Samvel Gasparov was born in Tbilisi in 1938, to an Armenian family. In 1970 he graduated from the directing Department of the VGIK, studied at the workshop of the famous Soviet Director Mikhail Romm.

He worked as a Director of the Odessa film Studio and Central film Studio. Gorky. His paintings are primarily films about the Civil war in Russia. From the coronavirus film Director died on 26 may 2020.