1962 – present
Bella Petrosyants, Vagan Petrosyants
16 September 1945 (age 75), Baku, Azerbaijan
Mikhail Nikolayevich Zadornov, Vladimir Vinokur, Gennady Vetrov
Yevgeny Vaganovich Petrosyan (Russian: Евге́ний Вага́нович Петрося́н, Armenian: Եվգենի Վահանի Պետրոսյան (Պետրոսյանց); born on 16 September 1945 in Magadan, USSR) is a Soviet/Russian comedian of Armenian and Jewish descents. He was named in 2005 among the most influential figures in contemporary Russia, in a survey conducted by independent polling agency The Levada Centre. Popular since the days of the USSR, Petrosyan was the host of TV variety show Crooked Mirror.