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Ivan Sergeyevich Bortnik (Russian: Ива́н Серге́евич Бо́ртник; 16 April 1939 – 4 January 2019[1]) was a Soviet and Russian film and theater actor. He was a People's Artist of Russia (2000).[2]

Ivan Bortnik

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Ivan Sergeyevich Bortnik

(1939-04-16)16 April 1939
Died4 January 2019(2019-01-04) (aged 79)
Alma materBoris Shchukin Theatre Institute (Vladimir Etush's course)
Years active1961–2019
Spouse(s)Tatyana Borzykh[1]
AwardsPeople's Artist of Russia (2000)

He made his film debut in 1961.[3] He was an actor with the Taganka Theatre since 1967.[4][5] He was a close friend of Russian singer-songwriter, poet, and actor Vladimir Vysotsky.[1]

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