Eldar Ryazanov Last updated December 01, 2018 Eldar Alexandrovich Ryazanov ( Russian : Эльда́р Алекса́ндрович Ряза́нов ; 18 November 1927 – 30 November 2015) was a Soviet and Russian film director and screenwriter whose popular comedies, satirizing the daily life of the Soviet Union and Russia, are celebrated throughout the former Soviet Union.   Health and death
Ryazanov had an acute
ischemic stroke in November 2014. He was admitted to a Moscow hospital on 21 November 2015 due to shortness of breath. He died around midnight on 30 November 2015, of heart and lung failure, at the age of 88.   Filmography 2007 – Actor ( The Irony of Fate 2 Cameo appearance) 2006 – Director / Screenwriter (with I. Kvirikadze) / Actor: Mortician / Producer Andersen. Life Without Love 2006 (TV) – Director / Actor (Cameo appearance) Carnival Night 2 2003 ( The Key of Bedroom Ключи от спальни) – Director / Screenwriter / Actor: Police constable / Producer 2000 (Тихие омуты) – Director / Screenwriter / Actor: Radiologist / Producer Still Waters 2000 ( Old Hags Старые клячи) – Director / Screenwriter / Actor: Judge 1996 ( Hello, Fools! Привет, дуралеи!) – Director / Screenwriter / Actor: Manager of the bookshop 1993 ( Prediction Предсказание) – Director / Screenwriter 1991 ( Promised Heaven Небеса обетованные) – Director / Screenwriter / Actor: Man in Diner 1988 ( Dear Yelena Sergeyevna Дорогая Елена Сергеевна) – Director / Screenwriter / Actor: Neighbour 1987 ( Forgotten Melody for a Flute Забытая мелодия для флейты) – Director / Screenwriter / Actor: Astronomer 1984 ( A Cruel Romance Жестокий романс) – Director / Screenwriter 1982 ( Station for Two Вокзал для двоих) – Director / Screenwriter / Actor: Railroad Supervisor 1981 ( Say a Word for the Poor Hussar О бедном гусаре замолвите слово) – Director / Screenwriter / Actor: Confectioner 1979 ( The Garage Гараж) – Director / Screenwriter / Actor: Sleeping Man 1977 ( Office Romance Служебный роман) – Director / Screenwriter / Actor: Bus Passenger 1975 ( The Irony of Fate Ирония судьбы или с легким паром!) – Director / Screenwriter / Actor: Airplane Passenger 1974 ( Unbelievable Adventures of Italians in Russia Невероятные приключения итальянцев в России) / Director / Screenwriter / Actor: Doctor 1971 ( Grandads-Robbers Старики-разбойники) – Director / Screenwriter / Actor: The Passer-by 1968 ( Zigzag of Success Зигзаг удачи) – Director / Screenwriter 1966 ( Beware of the Car Берегись автомобиля) – Director / Screenwriter 1965 ( Give me a complaints book Дайте жалобную книгу) – Director / Actor: Chief editor 1962 ( Hussar Ballad Гусарская баллада) – Director / Screenwriter 1961 ( Nowhere Man Человек ниоткуда) – Director 1961 ( How Robinson Was Created Как создавался Робинзон) – Director 1957 ( The Girl Without Address Девушка без адреса) – Director 1956 ( Carnival Night Карнавальная ночь) – Director 1955 ( Spring Voices Весенние голоса), documentary - second Director 1954 Island of Sakhalin ( Ostrov Sakhalin), documentary – Director 1953 Near Krasnodar ( Nedaleko ot Krasnodara), documentary – Director 1953 Your Books ( Tvoi Knizhki), documentary – Director (in co-operation with Z. Fomina) 1952 On the World Chess 8Championship ( Na Pervenstve mira po shakhmatam), documentary – Director 1951 The Way Named October ( Doroga imeni Oktyabrya), documentary – Director (in co-operation with L. Derbysheva) 1950 They are Studying in Moscow ( Oni Uchatsya v Moskve), documentary – author (in co-operation with Z. Fomina) References Additional sources David MacFadyen, The Sad Comedy of Elʹdar Riazanov: An Introduction to Russia's Most Popular Filmmaker, McGill-Queen's Press: 2003, ISBN 0-7735-2636-6
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