|Resting place Kuntsevo Cemetery|
Role Film director
Name Edmond Keosayan
|Years active 1964—1988|
|Full Name Edmond Gareginovich Keosayan|
Born 9 October 1936 (1936-10-09) Gyumri, Armenia, USSR
Died April 21, 1994, Moscow, Russia
Spouse Laura Gevorkyan (m. ?–1994)
Children Tigran Keosayan, David Keosayan
Grandchildren Laura Keosayan, Alexandra Keosayan, Ksenia Keosayan
Movies The Elusive Avengers, The New Adventures of the Elu, The Crown of the Russian, The Cook, Oriole Is Crying Somewhere
Similar People Viktor Kosykh, Tigran Keosayan, Misha Metyolkin, Vasya Vasilyev, Pavel Blyakhin
Occupation Director, Screenwriter
Edmond Gareginovich Keosayan (Armenian: Էդմոնդ Քյոսայան; Russian: Эдмонд Гарегинович Кеосаян; 9 October 1936 – 21 April 1994) was an Armenian Soviet film director and musician.
He was also a compere of the Soviet State Variety Orchestra. His films are mainly in the Armenian and Russian languages.
Edmond Keosayan Award
Edmond Keosayan Award for Excellence in Cardiology has been awarded since 2001 to outstanding young investigators who made high quality scientific research in either clinical or fundamental cardiology, during Young Medics International Conference, organized biannually in Yerevan by Armenian Medical Association. The winner for each category receives $2,000 from the Edmond Keosayan Foundation. The award was first awarded in 2008 during 4th YMIC, the money being shared between two candidates. The award was established by Tigran Keosayan as an expression of respect for lifelong friendship between Edmond Keosayan and Parounak Zelveian, his cardiologist and now the president of Armenian Medical Association.