Boris Leskin is confirmed dead at the age of 97.
Boris was best known as a Russian actor (Heavenly Swallows).
Boris Leskin
Борис Вульфович Лёскин
Born
Boris Vulfovich Leskin

(1923-01-05) 5 January 1923 (age 97)[1]
Other namesBoris Lyoskin
OccupationActor
Years active1953 — present

Boris Leskin (January 5, 1923 - February 21, 2020) was a Soviet and American film and theater actor.

Contents
1 Biography
2 Awards
3 Selected filmography
4 References
5 External links
Biography
Born on January 5, 1923, in 1937 his father was arrested and executed. During the Great Patriotic War he was employed as a sapper at the front and was wounded. He was awarded the Order of the Red Star and medals.
In 1952 he graduated from the Ostrovsky Leningrad Theatre Institute (Leonid Makaryev course). From 1951 to 1980 he worked as an actor in the Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theater. In 1980 he began his career in the United States as a theater actor in New York City. He was included on the nomination committee for Academy Awards. In 2011 director Eduard Staroselsky made a documentary about him: Bob Has Been Removed. Minesweeper Bolshoi Drama (with Sergei Yursky).
Awards
2006: Pacific Meridian: Best Actor (Everything Is Illuminated)
Selected filmography
Unfinished Story (1955)
An Old, Old Tale (1968)
Property of the Republic (1971)
Heavenly Swallows (1976)
Khanuma (1978)
A Couch in New York (1996)
Everything Is Illuminated (2005)
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