Death at 72 of Igor Bogdanoff, six days after his twin brother Grichka

(AFP) – Igor Bogdanoff, one of the two star twins of the 1980s for launching France’s first science fiction TV show, died on Monday at the age of 72, six days after his brother Grichka, a announced his agent to AFP.

“In peace and love, surrounded by his children and his family, Igor Bogdanoff left for the light on Monday January 3, 2022”, wrote his relatives in a message sent by his agent.

The family did not wish to communicate on the cause of the death of Igor Bogdanoff, which occurred Monday afternoon in a Parisian hospital.

Her twin brother, Grichka, died on December 28, after several days of hospitalization and a coma. There too, the family did not wish to communicate on the causes of his death, but relatives had assured that he was not vaccinated and that he had died of Covid-19.

Igor Bogdanoff had also been hospitalized since mid-December.

Made famous in the 1980s by their sci-fi show “Temps X” on TF1, where they evolved in a spaceship setting with futuristic suits, Igor and Grichka had become the object of mockery for their deeply transformed faces. ‘they had called themselves “extraterrestrials”.

Their scientific works had also caused their share of controversy and had earned them the wrath of part of the scientific community, criticizing the “low value” of their work.