The American actor Dimitri Diatchenko is dead. The mime, who had both Ukrainian and Swedish-Greek roots, was found lifeless on April 21 at the age of 52 in his apartment in Florida. This was confirmed by Diatchenko’s agent Roger Paul on the industry side “Deadline” .
According to the report, an autopsy should clarify the cause of death, which has not yet been officially known. According to Paul, however, it is possible that the actor has succumbed to a heart attack. The report also speculates as a late consequence of an electric shock that Diatchenko is said to have suffered a week before his death.
Dimitri Diatchenko appeared in numerous US productions and was cast for roles with a Russian accent due to his background. His filmography includes “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” alongside Harrison Ford (77), the horror flick “Chernobyl Diaries” and the comedy “Get Smart”. Series fans should be well known for his role in “Sons of Anarchy”.