Russian actor and director Sergejus Puskepalis of Lithuanian origin died in the accident

The accident in which S. Puskepalis was killed happened the day before yesterday around 18:20. on the 167th kilometer of the federal highway M-8.

As the press service of the region reports, the Mercedes Benz driver went into the oncoming traffic lane and collided with the MAZ truck. The truck then drove into a ditch and overturned, damaging a fence and restricting wildlife access. The Mercedes also drove into a ditch.

The car was driven by a 29-year-old man, and S. Puskepalis was sitting in the passenger seat. According to preliminary data, both of them died from injuries sustained in the accident. The truck driver was hospitalized.

S. Puskepalis was 56 years old. He was born in 1966. April 15 Kursk, Lithuanian geologist Vytautas Puskepalis and Bulgarian women in the family.

in 1985 graduated from Saratov Theater School, 2001 – RATI (GITIS) directing faculty in Moscow. He was the chief director of the AS Pushkin Magnitogorsk Drama Theater and the Russian State Academic Fyodor Volkov Drama Theater (Yaroslavl).

From 2019 August – artistic director of Yaroslavl Volkov Drama Theater.

He has been acting in films since 2003, for the first time he played an episodic role in Alexei Uchitel’s film “The Walk” (2003).

in 2010 He won the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival for his role in How I Spent This Summer.

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