Ukrainian actor, actively filmed at various film studios of the USSR. Honored Artist of the Ukrainian SSR (1988). He graduated from the Moscow Theater School named after MS. Schepkina (1956). In 1957-1963 - actor of the Studio Theater actor. Since 1963 - actor of the Kiev Film Studio named after A.P. Dovzhenko. In the cinema since 1956. Lev Perfilov played in 160 films, master of small and cameo roles. He had an unusual hoarse timbre of a voice that was remembered by the audience. He passed away on January 24, 2000 in Kiev. The actor was buried at the Kiev Forest Cemetery.