Ukrainian actor Pasha Lee was killed on Sunday in assault by Russian forces, based on a press release from the Odesa Worldwide Movie Competition. He was 33 years outdated.
Lee (additionally known as Pavlo Li and Pasha Li) was a widely known actor in his dwelling nation. He joined the Territorial Protection Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine following Russia’s invasion of the nation, and was killed when Russian forces shelled Irpin, a metropolis west of Kyiv.
Lee was born in Yevpatoria, Crimea to a Korean father and Ukrainian mom. His credit embrace the 2019 comedy Assembly of Classmates, the 2017 sports activities motion movie The Struggle Guidelines, the 2016 motion comedy Selfie Occasion, and the 2012 comedy/drama Zvychayna Sprava.
Lee additionally dubbed beloved English-language movies like The Lion King and The Hobbit. Exterior of appearing, he was a singer and composer.
“We name on the world neighborhood to assist Ukraine within the combat towards Russia and cease the struggle,” OIFF continued of their Fb assertion. “We urge you to shut the sky over Ukraine instantly and proceed to boycott Russian cinema.”
The day earlier than his loss of life, Lee shared a hopeful message on Instagram (translated): “For the final 48 hours there is a chance to take a seat down and take an image of how we’re being bombed, and we’re smiling as a result of we’ll handle and every thing will probably be UKRAINE 🇺🇦 WE ARE WORKING !!!”