Alexander Petrov is a Russian theater and film actor, one of the most sought-after young stars of the end at the turn of the 2010-2020s. Alexander gained fame after participating in a number of TV series and a role in the fantastic film “Attraction” (2017), becoming the central figure of the promoted premieres of Russian cinema. On Petrov’s account, the main ones in such famous films as a series of paintings about Gogol, “Ice” (2018), “T-34” (2018), “Policeman from Rublyovka. New Year’s mayhem ”(2018),“ Text ”(2019),“ Invasion ”(2020),“ Streltsov ”(2020) and others.
Biography of Alexander Petrov
Alexander Andreevich Petrov was born on January 25, 1989 in the Yaroslavl region, in the city of Pereslavl-Zalessky. And he became the second child in the family sister Ekaterina is 6 years older than him. In his youth, Alexander was seriously fond of sports, played football and dreamed of a career as a professional player, but the injury prevented him from making his dreams come true.
After leaving school, Alexander entered the Faculty of Economics. However, after the first year, he became interested in KVN. His passion for playing on stage led him to the theater studio “Entreprise”. Alexander realized that he was wrong with his choice: the economy is not for him. Then the young man dropped out of the Faculty of Economics and became a student at RATI-GITIS (directing department, workshop of Leonid Kheifets).
At the age of 21, Alexander Petrov made his debut on the screens in 2010 he played the episodic role of Lehi in the television series “The Voice” (2010). At 23, Alexander was invited to the troupe of the capital’s theater “Et Cetera”. Since 2012, Alexander Petrov began to appear regularly on screens. Alexander’s career in the Russian film and television business has developed easily and naturally. The type of a charming blue-eyed guy who can play both a tough military man and a sweet lover came in very handy.
At first, the 23-year-old actor was lucky enough to get into the ambitious and scandalous project of Janik Fayziev “August. Eighth dedicated to the war in South Ossetia. Petrov played the secondary role of the tank commander, senior lieutenant Yashka. Then he played the main role in the fantastic television series by Evgeny Bedarev “While the fern is blooming” (2012).
Petrov embodied the image of a journalist for the “Secret Truth” newspaper, who becomes a witness to mystical events. This was followed by the television drama “Maryina Roshcha” (2012) by Alexander Khvan, where Petrov played a secondary role. And in the same year, the actor consolidated his fame among the viewer, appearing in a duet with Alexander Petrenko in the detective project “Petrovich” (2012). The series tells the story of a former employee of the prosecutor’s office, a tough and uncompromising Petrovich, who became a lawyer and now defends the hero Alexander Petrov, who has found himself in an ambiguous situation.
Thanks to the abundance of TV roles in rating projects, by 2013, 24-year-old Petrov had become a popular person.
At the beginning of 2013, Petrov was lured to the theater. Ermolova under the leadership of Oleg Menshikov. The actor starred in a major movie. In the melodramatic comedy by Ekaterina Telegina “The habit of parting” (2013) Alexander appeared along with Danila Kozlovsky and Elizaveta Boyarskaya. In this story about a girl who decides to interview her “exes” about “why didn’t they work out?” Alexander played her “first love”, the very one that the heroine rejects.
Alexander’s career begins to develop rapidly, he appears as a handsome man in love in the romantic comedy about young travelers “Summer Holidays” (2013). At the end of the year, Petrov appeared in the country’s highest-grossing New Year film “Fir Trees 3” (2013), in which he played a friend of the traumatologist Slavik. In the same 2013, he starred in the military series “Without the Right to Choose”, and then reincarnated as a romantic hero and starred as a duet with Lyubov Novikova in the TV series “Hugging the Sky” (2013). Next, the artist became the main character of the next fantastic project by Evgeny Bedarev “Belovodye. The Mystery of the Lost Country ”(2014).
Fyodor Bondarchuk’s fantastic drama “Attraction” (2017), in which the actor played Artyom Tkachev, the beloved of the wayward daughter (Irina Starshenbaum) of a colonel of the Ministry of Defense, who becomes a member of an unusual love triangle with an alien, becomes a kind of ticket to the major league of Russian cinema for Alexander Petrov.
After that, a rare premiere does without Petrov, he becomes the most media Russian actor, having intercepted this banner from Danila Kozlovsky. Roles change as in a crazy kaleidoscope, Alexander is filmed in six or seven films in a year, barely having time to move between sites.
Petrov tries on the role of Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol in a series of fantasy films that freely retell the biography of the great Russian writer. Petrov gets the lead role in the satirical series Call DiCaprio! and the comedy project of the TNT channel “Policeman from Rublyovka. New Year’s mayhem “(2018). Petrov plays the role of a hockey player in the musical drama “Ice” (2018) and finally meets the audience in the first loud premiere of the new, 2019, military drama “T-34”, where he played the role of a tank commander and again crossed paths with Irina Starshenbaum.
Peak of popularity
Petrov’s popularity reaches such proportions that the famous Luc Besson invites him to star in the spy thriller Anna (2019). Shooting continues intensively in Russia, where Alexander plays in the thriller “Hero”, and then in the sensational adaptation of the novel by Dmitry Glukhovsky “Text”. The role of Ilya Goryunov becomes Alexander’s peak, almost for the first time he receives a standing ovation from the whole country, and at the same time a number of other interesting roles. In 2020, Petrov returns to the role of Artyom Tkachev in the sequel to Attraction called Invasion. In the same year, Alexander embodied on the screen the tragic figure of Soviet football Eduard Streltsov, and again was very organic in the image.
- 2023 Break-off point
- 2018 Reborn
- 2023 Break-off point
- 2021 December
- 2020 Ice 2
- 2020 Streltsov
- Invasion 2020
- 2019 Т-34 (in Uzbek)
- 2019 Text
- Anna 2019
- Hero 2019
- T-34 2019
- 2018 Gogol. Film about the film
- T-34. Full version 2018
- Sparta 2018
- Winter 2018
- Reborn 2018
- Gogol. 2018
- Gogol. Viy 2018
- Ice 2018
- Day before 2018
- 2017 [4k] Attraction
- 2017 Mata Hari
- Gogol. Start (18+) 2017
- Gogol. Start 2017
- Lavstori 2017
- Attraction 2017
- 2016 Eclipse
- 2016 Wolves and Sheep: foo-zoo transformation
- Belovodye. The Mystery of the Lost Country 2016
- 2015 The past knows how to wait
- 2015 Method
- Farza 2015
- The Elusive: The Last Hero 2015
- Elusive 2015
- Bounty Hunter 2015
- 2014: a woman in trouble
- 2014 Roskop
- Fort Ross: In Search of Adventure 2014
- Love and the City 3 2014
- 2013 Not right to choose
- 2013 hugging the sky
- Love and the City 3 2013
- The habit of parting 2013
- 2012 While the fern is blooming (START)
- 2012 Petrovich
- While the fern is blooming 2012
- It all started in Harbin 2012
- Drunken firm
- 2020 [4k] Happiness in an envelope
- 2020 Happiness in an envelope
- 2018 Reborn