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Alexei (Alex) Jawdokimov (1937- September, 2019) was a Russian-born British actor, known for Firefox (1982), The Eagle Has Landed (1976) and Defense of the Realm (1986). He was also a painter, illustrator and professional dancer. He was trained at Somerset College of Art in Taunton and became known for his landscapes as well as for his Edwardian and Victorian London scenes.
Jawdokimov was born in Smolensk, Soviet Union. He arrived in England with his mother in 1947 as World War II refugees, having survived the holocaust. They settled in Somerset and, in 1958, he moved to London where he formed the Russian Cossack Dance Company. He spent the final years of his life in Stroud, Glocestershire.
As an actor, he appeared on film and television, starring alongside Michael Cain and Sean Connery.
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