Leonid Gaidai Gets Google Doodle Tribute

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Google is running a doodle on its home page in Russia, honoring comedy director Leonid Gaidai.

"We (along with Thus, Balbes and Byvalyi) wish a happy 90th to Russian director #LeonidGaidi," Google tweeted through its Doodles account.

Gaidai directed 23 titles including a handful of short films, according to IMDB. He's credited as a writer on 17 titles. He also acted in titles.

Here's what Google's English version of his Knowledge Panel looks like (he has one in Russian as well):

Leonid Gaidai

More recent Google Doodles here.

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