In Moscow, at the 86th year of his life, the outstanding director of theater and cinema Mark Zakharov died. Director of the Lenkom Theater Mark Varshaver confirmed the sad information, adding that the USSR People’s Artist died as a result of repeated pneumonia.

People’s Artist of the USSR Mark Zakharov passed away on the morning of September 28 at the 86th year of his life. Director of the theater Mark Varshaver in the TASS commentary announced the death of the artistic director of Lenkom .

“Mark Anatolyevich Zakharov died today after a long illness. The last of the Mohicans died, ”Warsawer said.

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In an interview with RIA Novosti, the director of Lenkom called the death of a colleague a “terrible catastrophe” and specified that he died as a result of repeated pneumonia.