Levan Abashidze - biography

Film actor from Georgia

Levan Abashidze (Georgian: ლევან აბაშიძე, Russian: Леван Абашидзе) (22 May 1963, Tbilisi - 7 September 1992, Sukhumi) was a Georgian actor. In 1985 Levan graduated from Shota Rustaveli Institute of theater and performing arts in Tbilisi. Following year, Levan played a leading role in various Georgian films such as "Steps" (1986), "The Journey of a Young Composer" (1986), "Guest" (1987), and "Roots" (ფესვები) in 1987. His last film ("Bravo, Djordano, Bravo) was in 1993 before he volunteered to fight in the armed conflict in Abkhazia (Georgia). During the separatist offensive on Sukhumi in 1993, Levan Abashidze was killed defending Gumista river entrenchment of the Georgian forces. His death caused a serious outcry in the film and theater studios all across Georgia.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1963-05-22
Place of birth
Tbilisi
Nationality
Georgia

Performances

Year Performance Character
1985 The Journey of a Young Composer

Death

Date of death
1993
Place of death
Sukhumi

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