Alexander Vampilov


Birthday August 18, 1937

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Russia

DEATH DATE Aug 17, 1972 (34)

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Russian playwright who became famous for his works such as The Elder Son and House, Overlooking the Field.

Before Fame

He was a musical child, and devoted much time to this before developing his writing.


He drowned while on a fishing expedition in 1972.

Family Life

He married his wife just two years before his death.

Associated With

Like Russian Presidential wife Svetlana Medvedeva, he was Russian Orthodox.