In Memoriam: Fallen Stars of 2021
Ukrainian actor Pasha Lee was killed on Sunday, March 6 in Irpin, Ukraine, whereas preventing Russian army forces as they invaded his homeland. He was 33.
The Odesa Worldwide Movie Pageant confirmed the actor’s loss of life by an Instagram put up on March 6 writing that Lee was killed as a “results of shelling by Russian occupiers within the Ukrainian metropolis of Irpin.”
The movie competition revealed that Lee had joined the Territorial Protection Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine final week “to guard the nation from Russian occupiers” in the course of the ongoing invasion. The OIFF referred to as on the “world group to assist Ukraine within the battle in opposition to Russia and cease the struggle” by becoming a member of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky‘s name for NATO to impose a no-fly zone over the Japanese European nation to counter Russian army aircrafts.
Following the information of Lee’s loss of life, Ukrainian actress Anastasiya Kasilova—who starred alongside the actor within the 2021 TV drama Provincial—took to Fb to mourn her co-star’s loss of life.
“Pasha Li killed in the course of the shelling in Irpen, defending Ukraine,” she wrote on March 6. “He’s an actor, TV presenter, my colleague and a very good acquaintance… Not so way back we shot collectively in a teaser for a youngsters’s movie… By no means forgive!”
Lee starred in a number of movies and tv exhibits, together with Selfie Celebration, Shtolnya, Shadows of Unforgotten Ancestors, Zvychayna Sprava, The Battle Guidelines, Assembly of Classmates and extra. He additionally did dubbing work for The Hobbit and The Lion King.
Sooner or later earlier than his loss of life, Lee took to Instagram to share a photograph of himself in army uniform. He captioned the put up, “For the final 48 hours there is a chance to take a seat down and take an image of how we’re being bombed, and we’re smiling as a result of we’ll handle and the whole lot can be UKRAINE WE ARE WORKING !!!”
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