People’s Artist of Russia Emil Wernik died. The chief director of the literary and dramatic broadcasting of the All-Union Radio, associate professor of the Moscow Art Theater School was 96 years old, reports TASS with reference to his son Igor Vernik.
Today my father Emil Wernik passed away from cardiac arrest, “the interlocutor told the agency, without specifying the time and place of the funeral.
Emil Wernik is the father of actor Igor Wernik and theater critic Vadim Wernik. From 1969 to 2002, he was the chief director of the literary and dramatic broadcasting of the All-Union Radio. Received the title of People’s Artist in 1999.