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

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. 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).

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 of actor Oleg Menshikov

  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

Russian actor 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 The Pokrovsky Gate, 1992
Oleg Menshikov in The Pokrovsky Gate, 1992

Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov in East-West, 1999
in East-West, 1999

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
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
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'
in the play ‘Players’
Oleg Menshikov with his wife Anastasia
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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