Russian actor Oleg Menshikov

Russian actor Oleg Menshikov

Russian actor Oleg Menshikov

My favorite actor Oleg Menshikov is one of the most famous actors in my country – intelligent, handsome, just Russian Brad Pitt, or Alain Delon of Russian cinema. Oleg Menshikov was born November 8, 1960 in the town of Serpukhov, Moscow region in a family of Evgeni Menshikov (b. 1934) – a military engineer, and Elena Innokentievna Menshikova (born 1933), doctor – neurologist. After graduating from secondary school and music school (Oleg plays the violin and the piano) in 1977, Oleg Menshikov entered the Higher Drama School named after Shchepkin. After graduating, he was drafted into the Soviet army and served in the Central Academic Theater of the Soviet Army. In 1985 Menshikov joined the troupe of The Yermolova Theater, where he worked until 1989, playing a number of notable roles. In 1995, he organized his own theater company, called “Partnership 814”. Right now Oleg is the artistic director of the Yermolova theater.

Russian actor Oleg Menshikov in 1984  film Captain Frakass

Oleg Menshikov in 1984 film Captain Frakass

Being a free actor, Menshikov played in productions of Peter Fomenko (the role of Caligula in the eponymous play – 1990), London’s “Globe” (the role of Sergei Yesenin in the play “When She Danced” – 1991).

Russian actor Oleg Menshikov in 1984  film Captain Frakass

Oleg Menshikov in 1984 film Captain Frakass

In early 2008, made ​​his first one-man show ” 1900 ” on the stage of the Theater. City Council within the framework of the festival “The Cherry Orchard .”

Russian actor Oleg Menshikov in 1984  film Captain Frakass

Oleg Menshikov in 1984 film Captain Frakass

Since 1998, Menshikov has been a chairman of Foundation for the Support of Russian culture. It is included in the permanent membership of the independent jury prize for literature and art, “Triumph”.

Russian actor Oleg Menshikov in 1984  film Captain Frakass

Oleg Menshikov in 1984 film Captain Frakass

In 2003 Oleg Menshikov awarded the title of People’s Artist of Russia. In 2005, Oleg Menshikov married beautiful actress Anastasia Chernova.

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Filmography

1. Legend number 17 ( 2012), Tarasov
2 . Burnt by the Sun 2 (TV movie , 2011)
3 . Burnt by the Sun 2 : The Citadel (2011 ) … Mitya
4 . Burnt by the Sun 2 (2010 ) … Mitya
5 . What Men Talk About (2010 )
6. Players (video, 2005) … consolatory
7. Doctor Zhivago (TV , 2005) … Yuri Zhivago
8. The State Counselor (2005 ) … Fandorin
9. The Golden Calf ( mini-series , 2005) … Ostap Bender
10 . Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (TV , 2003 ) Prime Suspect 6 : The Last Witness … Milan Lukic
11. Woe from Wit (2000 ) … Alexander A. Chatsky
12. East-West (1999 ) Est – Ouest … Alexey Golovin
13. Mama ( 1999) … Lence Yuriev
14. The Barber of Siberia (1998 ) … Andrei Tolstoy
15. Prisoner of the Mountains (1996 ) … Sasha Kostylin
16. Burnt by the Sun (1994 ) … Dmitry
17. Duba – Duba (1992 ) … Andrey Pletnev
18. The Pit (1990 ) … Lichonin Vasily
19. Stairs (1989 ) … Vladimir Piroshnikov
20. Living the Limit ( 1989) … Mischa new tenant
21. Champagne (1988 ) … Sergei
22. Moonzund (1987 ) … Sergei Arteni
23. Legend of Salieri (1986 ) … voice ; Short
24. My Favorite Clown (1986 ) … Sergei Sinitsyn
25. Along the main street and Orchestra ( 1986) … Sergei Korol’kov
26. Mikhail Lomonosov (TV , 1986) … Dmitry Vinogradov
27. Volodya big, Volodya (TV, 1985) … Vladimir Salimovich , Volodya
28. Obstacle ( 1984) … Vladimir Mezhirov
29. Captain Fracassi (TV, 1984) … Baron de Sigonyak
30 . Kiss (TV, 1983) … Merzliakov
31. Flights in Dreams and in Reality (1982 ) … Alice’s friend
32. Pokrovsky Gates (TV , 1982 ), Top250: 193 … Constantine Romijn , aka Kostik
33. Relatives (1981 ) … Cyril
34. Wait and hope (TV, 1980)

Russian actor Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Russian actor Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov in The Pokrovsky Gate, 1992

Oleg Menshikov in The Pokrovsky Gate, 1992

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov in The Pokrovsky Gate, 1992

Oleg Menshikov in The Pokrovsky Gate, 1992

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov in East-West, 1999

Oleg Menshikov in East-West, 1999

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov and Danila Kozlovsky, at a premiere Legend 17

Oleg Menshikov and Danila Kozlovsky, at a premiere Legend 17

Oleg Menshikov in the film 'Burnt by the Sun', 1994

Oleg Menshikov in the film ‘Burnt by the Sun’, 1994

Oleg Menshikov in the film 'Moonzund', 1987

Oleg Menshikov in the film ‘Moonzund’, 1987

Oleg Menshikov in the film 'The Barber of Siberia', 1998

Oleg Menshikov in the film ‘The Barber of Siberia’, 1998

Oleg Menshikov in the film 'The Golden Calf', 2006

Oleg Menshikov in the film ‘The Golden Calf’, 2006

Oleg Menshikov in the play 'Players'

Oleg Menshikov in the play ‘Players’

Oleg Menshikov with his wife Anastasia

Oleg Menshikov with his wife Anastasia

Oleg Menshikov, Nikita Mikhalkov and Nadezhda Mikhalkova at the International Cannes Film Festival

Oleg Menshikov, Nikita Mikhalkov and Nadezhda Mikhalkova at the International Cannes Film Festival

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