Birthday: February 23rd (Wednesday), 1944
Deathday: May 20th (Wednesday), 2009
Birth Place: Dzhezkazgan, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakh SSR, USSR %5Bnow Jezkazgan, Kazakhstan%5D
Biography: Yankovsky was named best actor in a 1984 reader poll by Soviet Screen for his role in "In Love Because He Wants to Be." He was awarded the State Prize in 1987 for his role in "Flying Asleep and Awake." In 1989 he received the Vasiliev State Prize for his role in "The Kreutzer Sonata." Yakovsky was given the lifetime achievement award at the 1983 ......