Yuri Lyubimov

 

 

 

Age: 97

 

Summary: Russian stage actor, director, and founder of Moscow's world-famous Taganka Theater (which he led for more than 40 years) who was exiled for five years after criticizing cultural restrictions in the Soviet Union in an interview with a British newspaper.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: September 30, 1917

 

Died: October 5, 2014

 

Location: Moscow, Russia