Russian actor Sergey Bezrukov
Russian actor Sergey Bezrukov was placed #36 in Forbes list of 50 major Russian celebrities of 2013. The talented Russian actor Sergey Bezrukov was born October 18, 1973 in Moscow. Sergei’s father – actor and director Vitaly Bezrukov worked in the Moscow Theater of Satire, named his son in honor of immensely beloved poet Sergei Yesenin. Sergey Bezrukov graduated from the Moscow Art Theater with honors. Starred in TV series “Brigada”, “plot”, “Master and Margarita”, “Yesenin”. In films: Azazel, Admiral, “The Government Inspector,” “Psycho,” “The Lower Depths”. The real fame came to Bezrukov after the 2002 series “Brigada”, the most expensive TV project at the time.
In the series Bezrukov played crime boss Sasha Belyi. Not less resounding success brought to the actor the role in the 2003 TV series “Uchastok” (district), where he played the rural district policeman Kravtsov, alongside with his wife Irina. Bezrukov played an honest, principled and, at the same time, kindhearted person. For this work, the actor was awarded the “Golden Eagle” in the category “Best Actor in a TV movie.”
In 2000, 27-year-old Sergei married 36-year-old actress Irina Livanova (Bezrukova). When they met, Irina was the wife of actor Igor Livanov, and she had a son Andrey. After the filming of “Brigada” Sergey left a note with his phone number and one word – “Waiting.” Irina long hesitated to call Sergey, but called. Sergey was endlessly happy. He made proposal in a classic way – standing on his knees.
Sergey Bezrukov is a member of the Patriarchal Council for Culture (Russian Orthodox Church). A member of United Russia, People’s Artist of the Russian Federation (2008)