Stasys Petronaitis, Lithuanian actor, Died at 83


Stasys Petronaitis was born on August 8, 1932, in the village of Plauchishkyay the Republic of Lithuania, and died on May 2, 2016.

He was a Soviet and Lithuanian actor of theater and cinema.

Stasys was Honored Artist of the Lithuanian SSR (1982).

Petronaitis studied in the studio under the direction of Juozas Miltinis(1950-1951).

Petronaitis worked as an actor drama theater in the city of Panevezys (in 1951–1973 years).

He has made many appeared in films, making his debut in 1953 in the movie “Above the Niemen dawn”.

Regina Zdanavičiūtė was his wife (1925-2015), she was also an actress of theater and cinema; Honored Artist of the Lithuanian SSR (1974), People’s Artist of the Lithuanian SSR (1985).

Stasys Petronaitis passed away at 83 yrs old.