The monument to the famous Ukrainian theater and cinema actor, laureate of the Shevchenko prize Bohdan Stupka on the eve of the 75th anniversary of his birth appeared on baykovoye cemetery in Kiev.
As the press service of the Ministry of culture of Ukraine, on Friday 26 August at the opening ceremony of the monument was attended by relatives, colleagues and many lovers of the talent of Bogdan Stupka.
The author of the monument — Odessa sculptor Michael Reva. He was friends with the Mortar for more than 15 years and saw him as his spiritual mentor, in addition, we have the godfather of the grandson of actor – Bogdan.
The height of the monument is about 130 cm It is a tree of bronze, and the platform is of black granite, it is a collage of images Bogdan Silvestrovich in the chart Sergei Yakutovich. It also poured the old Hutsul candlesticks and the cross — an exact copy of a pectoral cross, which was worn on the chest of the actor.
People’s artist of Ukraine and the USSR, Hero of Ukraine, actor Bogdan silvestrovich Stupka died on July 22, 2012 in Kiev on the 71st year of life. The cause of death was a heart attack and advanced cancer. Bohdan Stupka was buried on baykovoye cemetery in Kiev.
Ukrainian actor is among thirty prominent Ukrainians along with the Mikhailov Kotsyubinsky, Lina Kostenko and Valery lobanovskyi.
Bohdan Stupka, born 27 August 1941, p. Kulikov, Zhovkva district, Lviv region. People’s artist of the USSR (1991). Laureate of the State prize of the USSR (1980). Hero Of Ukraine (2011).
In 1961-78, he was the actor of the National academic Ukrainian drama theatre. Maria Zankovetska in Lviv. Since 1967 – member of the Union of theatrical figures of Ukraine. Played over 50 roles on stage.
Since 1970, film actor; starred in more than hundred films. Worked with Directors Otar Iosseliani, Krzysztof Zanussi, Jerzy Hoffman, Yuri Ilyenko, Kira Muratova, Sergei Bondarchuk, Vladimir Bortko and others.
In 1976, Bogdan Stupka was awarded the title of honored, and in 1980 – people’s artist of the USSR.
In 1999, Bogdan Stupka has headed the Ministry of culture and arts of Ukraine and held this position until 2001. In the same year he became the art Director of National academic drama theater. Ivan Franko in Kiev.
Bohdan Stupka was a winner of many awards, including the Russian — «crystal Turandot», «Nika», «Golden eagle», «Triumph».
In August 2011, shortly before the 70th anniversary, Stupka was awarded the title of Hero of Ukraine.
24 Aug 2012 Bohdan Stupka was posthumously awarded the state prize of Ukraine them. Alexander Dovzhenko.
Bogdan Stupka left: wife Larisa Stupka, (1942 R.), son of Ostap (1967) — actor theater.Franco, grandchildren, Dmitry (1986) — actor, Bohdan (born in 2007) and granddaughter Ustina (2000).
At Baikove cemetery, a monument to actor Bohdan Stupka 27.08.2016