Ravel Asyanov., A Soviet-American actor who appeared in movies. Violation , K-19: Widow maker.r and Transformers: Black Moon. And in a number of TV series, Kirkin has recently been playing on CBS NCIS: Los Angeles., Died September 29 at his home in Los Angeles after a long illness. He was 59.
Isyanov was born on August 20, 1962, in Voskresensk, Russia. The setback came in 1982 when he left to complete two years of compulsory military service in the Soviet Air Force and was stationed in the Russian Far East. Before joining a highly competitive acting program at the famous Moscow Theater School in 1986, he worked at the Khabarovsk Theater for two seasons, following the performances of theatrical actors. There they became close friends and often did comedy skates and improvisations with Andre Penn, who became a Russian actor before he tragically died in 2013. Isanov taught himself English and also spoke some Spanish, German and French.
After graduating, Asyanov played a small part in a 1990 American film. Russia House, Starring Sean Connery and Michelle Pfeiffer, filmed in Moscow. He moved to the UK in early 1991, where he appeared over the years in various TV shows and movies, seasoned Russian dramas at Theater Cloud and toured nationally and internationally with the English Shakespeare Company.
In 1998, Asyanov moved to Los Angeles. He has worked in film and TV ever since and has a total of 77 credits to his name, most of them of Russian descent. The last projects he completed before his death were upcoming films. Blonde And 25 cents per minute., Which are currently in post production. Other notable film credits are included. Defense, The Good German, K-19: The Video Maker, Along M Spider, The Jackal, The Saint, Hamlet, The Golden Eye, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, Stalin And Back to the USSR.
On TV, Asyanov had major recurring roles on CBS NCIS: Los Angeles. As Anatoly Kirkin, FX. American Such as Ruslan, TNT. The last plane. As Admiral Konstantin Nikolajutsch Ruskov and. GLOW As Gregory He also attended. Shooter, Shield Agent, Bones, 24, Prison Break, Burn Notice, Psychiatrist, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Sniper: Ghost Vampire Slayer, J.A.G. And Alias.
“I worked Ravel Asyanov. When he was on 24., He was one # Julian Sands Thugs, “the former. 24. Executive producer John Caesar wrote on Twitter. “Great actor and even better man.”
Isyanov is survived by his wife Erica, his daughter Galia, his husband Marius, granddaughter Cassandra and grandson Nikita, his sister Dina and nephew Sergei, his ex-wife Marsha, his stepdaughter Anita and her husband June, and step-grandchildren. Mila and Tali, as well as her ‘dear children’ Maya and Treasure.