Mikhail Zadornov was buried on 15 November in Latvia

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in fotomonster and satirist Mikhail Zadornov. archival photoMikhail Zadornov was buried on 15 November in Latvia© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The funeral of the satirist Mikhail Zadornov will take place on 15 November in Latvia, said the family of the actor on his official page «Vkontakte».

Zadornov died on Friday at 70-m to year of life. A farewell ceremony was held in Moscow on Sunday.

«We inform you that on 15 November at 11.00 a.m. in the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Riga will begin the funeral service, after which Michael will be buried in Jurmala, Jaundubulti in the cemetery next to his father,» said the family.

The relatives thanked all those who had supported them «in these difficult days». «Thank you for your kind words and compassion you have shown sensitivity. We always knew that Mikhail intelligent viewer,» — said in a statement.

Zadornov was born in July 1948 in Jurmala. Debuted on TV in 1982, but the real popularity came to him after two years. Zadornov has written more than ten books, his works include lyric and satiric short stories, humorous pieces, essays, travel writing and plays. Winner of the «Golden calf», «ovation». Friday Zadornov, who for a long time struggled with cancer, died on 70-m to year of life.