Farewell to the Honored Artist of the RSFSR Yekaterina Gradova will be held on February 24, she will be buried in the “Avenue of Stars” at the Troyekurovsky cemetery in Moscow. This was announced to TASS on Tuesday by the director of the Lenkom theater Mark Varshaver.
Gradova, known for her role as radio operator Kat from “Seventeen Moments of Spring”, died on February 22 at the age of 75, her daughter, actress Maria Mironova, said earlier.
“The farewell will take place tomorrow. The funeral will be held at the Troyekurovsky cemetery, she will be buried on the 16th alley -” Avenue of Stars “, we managed to achieve this, – said Varshaver and added that he helps the family with the organization of the funeral. Gradova’s daughter Maria Mironova serves in the theater” Lenkom “.
Ekaterina Gradova was born on October 6, 1946 in Moscow in the family of the architect Georgy Alexandrovich Gradov and the actress of the Theater. Gogol Raisa Ivanovna Gradova. She studied at the Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages and the Moscow Art Theater School. The actress was married to Andrei Mironov, their daughter Maria Mironova also became an actress of theater and cinema.
Gradova began her career in the theater, but she was best known as a film actress when, in 1973, the television movie “Seventeen Moments of Spring” was released, in which she played the radio operator Kat.