Oleg Tabakov, Russian actor and theater director, died on
March 12, 2018. He was 82. Born in the Volga River city of Saratov, Tabakov on
August 17, 1935, he joined the Sovremennik theater after graduating from a Moscow
theater school in 1957. Tabakov performed in both classic and modern
productions and also became widely popular as a film actor, starring in many
Soviet films and lending his voice to cartoon characters. Oleg appeared in one
Euro-western: “A Man from Boulevard Capucines” (1987) in the role of Harry.
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1946 I have a BA degree in American History from Cal St. Northridge. I've been researching the American West and western films since the early 1980s and visiting filming sites in Spain and the U.S.A. Elected a member of the Spaghetti Western Hall of Fame 2010.