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The star of “Crew” Alexander Yakovlev has died: the latest photos of the Soviet actress

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64-year-old Soviet and Russian actress Alexander Yakovlev has died in St. Petersburg. Since 2017, she has been battling severe cancer. Despite her illness, the actress appeared on television, played in the play “Two Women and a Lieutenant”, and as a director began work on a new historical film with the working title “Prince”.

Alexandra Ivanes (real name of the movie star) was born in 1957 in Kaliningrad. She graduated from the Leningrad State Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography, and her first role in film brought her all-Union fame. Alexandra Yakovleva played stewardess Tamara in Alexander Mitta’s film “Crew”. Among other popular film images of the actress – Taisya Ryabova in the film “Young Russia”, “Alenushka in Sorcerers” and Diana Little in the comedy “Man from the Boulevard of the Capuchins.”

In the 1990s, Alexandra Yakovleva left the stage and engaged in public activities. She headed the Kaliningrad Committee on Culture and Tourism, and then served as deputy mayor of her hometown. In 2016-2021 she was a deputy of the Kaliningrad City Council of Deputies. She also worked for Russian Railways for several years.

She returned to the cinema of Alexander Yakovlev in 2016, playing in the remake of “Crew” official Tamara.

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