'NCIS: Los Angeles' Actor Ravil Isyanov Dies at 59


Ravil Isyanov, an actor known for a longtime part on "NCIS: Los Angeles," died at his L.A. home on September 29 following "a long illness," Deadline reports.

Born in the former Soviet Union on August 20, 1962, Isyanov often played Russian heavies on TV.

Isyanov had played Kirkin on the CBS show from 2013-2021 along with dozens of others from from 1992 until this year, including "Alias" (2001 & 2003), "24" (2006), "The Mentalist" (2009 & 2011), "The Americans" (2017), "G.L.O.W." (2017-2018), and such films as "The Russia House" (1990), "GoldenEye" (1995), "Hamlet" (1996), "The Jackal" (1997), "Along Came a Spider" (2001), and "The Good German" (2006).

He is set to be seen playing legendary filmmaker Billy Wilder in the Netflix Marilyn Monroe biopic "Blonde," starring Ana de Armas as the iconic sex symbol.

Isyanov is survived by his wife, his daughter, his stepdaughter, and four grandchildren and stepgrandchildren.

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Harry Thomas

He was a very nice guy he looked out for the black community he made sure that black folks receive the fair share of money when it came time to purchase a home he looked out for the black community


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