He was 61 years old.
Simultaneous interpreter Yuri Zhivov, known for his one-song translations of films on VHS, died in Moscow on August 22 at the age of 61. According to the 360 channel with reference to his brother, the cause of death was kidney disease. The funeral is scheduled for August 25th.
Zhivov was born on May 9, 1958, and began to deal with translations since 1987. His first works were Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Howl and Confession of a Window Cleaner.
Since 1993, Zhivov has been translating films for private studios. In particular, he translated and voiced the first Fast and the Furious, Pirates of the Caribbean and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. In total, over his career Zhivov translated more than 1.3 thousand paintings.