The great Soviet and Russian actor, President of the Russian Academy of Cinematographic Arts "Nika" Alexey Batalov catastrophically quickly loses his sight.
Not so long ago, at a meeting of journalists with film academics, it was announced that for health reasons, Batalov was forced to leave his post. The fact is that Aleksei Batalov is already 81 years old, moreover, he already changes his memory and sometimes he cannot recognize people he knows. In addition to this, the actor has serious problems with his eyes, at the age of 30 he almost went blind. He started having eye tuberculosis and Alexei was forced to spend 2 years in the hospital to save his sight. Now he can recognize the face only from 30 centimeters distance.

In the photo: Alexey BatalovIn the photo: Alexey Batalov
Alexey Batalov was born on November 20, 1928 in Vladimir. He graduated from the Moscow Art Theater School. In 1953-1956 he played on the stage of the Moscow Art Theater, in 1957-1975 - actor and director of the Lenfilm film studio. In the movie removed since 1944. Since 1975 - teacher of VGIK, professor since 1979. From 2007 - President of the Russian Academy of Cinematographic Arts "Nika". He is married to the circus actress Gitana Leontenko.

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