Bogdan Stupka

Bohdan Sylvestrovych Stupka (Ukrainian: Богдан Сильвестрович Ступка; 27 August 1941 – 22 July 2012) was a popular Ukrainian actor and minister of culture of Ukraine. He was born in Kulykiv, General Government to Ukrainian parents. In 2001, he was a member of the jury at the 23rd Moscow International Film Festival. At the 26th Moscow International Film Festival he won the award for Best Actor for his role in Our Own.Stupka played in more than a hundred roles in films and over fifty in theaters. Stupka was awarded the titles Artist of Ukraine, People's Artist of the USSR, and Hero of Ukraine. Bohdan Stupka was buried in Baikove Cemetery in Kyiv. His son Ostap Stupka is also an actor.