OREANDA-NEWS.Soviet and Russian actor of theatre and cinema Andrey Kharitonov, known for the film "Gadfly", died in the age of 60.

The most famous role of Kharitonov was Arthur Burton in the film "Gadfly" (1980) directed by Nikolai Mashchenko.

Kharitonov also starred in the films "Star and death of Joaquin Murieta" (1982), "The Mystery of "Blackbirds" (1983), "The Invisible Man" (1984).

In may last year, it was reported about the hospitalization of Kharitonov and his health problems.