Sergey Makovetskiy

Sergey Makovetskiy

Sergey Makovetskiy was born in Kiev in 1958, the actor is “twin”, and his surname is the maiden name of his mother. The boy received his mother’s surname, because his father left her immediately after the birth of Sergei.

Sergei’s mother was a worker at the Vulkan plant, so the boy spent his childhood in barracks and hostels, the family did not have enough money. At school, Makovetsky’s teacher staged together with the students a production based on Ostrovsky’s play “The Forest” and asked Sergei to play the role of Neschastlivtsev. It was playing in a school play that Makovetsky decided that he would become an actor, although before “Les” he dreamed of being a pediatrician (in the summer on vacation he was often asked to sit with small children).

Sergey Makovetskiy with wife
with wife

Sergey Makovetskiy After leaving school

After leaving school, the athletic guy who almost became a member of the water floor team failed the entrance exam to the Kiev Theater Institute. But Sergei did not despair and worked for a year as an assembler at the Lesya Ukrainka Theater, the next year he went to enroll in Moscow as an applicant.

At GITIS, he passed the exam in Raikin’s workshop, but Raikin did not like him. The guy liked Oleg Tabakov, but he, knowing that Sergey Makovetskiy was engaged in water polo, decided not to take him with the wording “an athlete can be taken from the institute to the army”. So Makovetsky entered the “Pike” and ended up in 1980 at the Vakhtangov Theater, where he received the roles of supporting roles.

72 meters, 2004 film
72 meters, 2004 film

After working there for two years in unimportant and secondary roles, the student of Anna Kazanskaya’s workshop went to the cinema.

Makovetsky’s first film role in the film “Take it Alive!” came to him in 1982, but the first role in which he was recognized as a good actor took place ten years later in 1992 in the film “Patriotic Comedy” by Vladimir Khotinenko. At the same time, he also revealed himself as a theater actor in Viktyuk’s productions of The Master’s Lessons, where Makovetsky played the role of Shostakovich and M. Butterfly ”with the role of Galimar. He was also highly appreciated by Pyotr Fomenko in his play “Your Sovereign Father,” where Sergei Vasilyevich played Tsarevich Alexei.

Sergei Makovetsky as Ivan the Terrible
Sergei Makovetsky as Ivan the Terrible

In the cinema, after working with Khotinenko, good proposals went: “Zhmurki”, “It Doesn’t Hurt Me”, “Burnt by the Sun-2”, “72 Meters”, “12” and other films, made Makovetsky a “star” of Russian cinema. In 2011, Sergey Makovetskiy played a major role in the television series of the First Channel “The Case of the deli # 1”.

Since 2004, in animated films about Russian heroes Makovetsky has constantly voiced the Prince of Kiev: “Alyosha Popovich and Tugarin the Serpent”, “Dobrynya Nikitich and the Serpent Gorynych” (2006), “Ilya Muromets and Nightingale the Robber” (2007), “Three Heroes and Shamakhan queen “(2010),” Three heroes on the distant shores “(2012). In the Russian version of Tim Burton’s film “Alice in Wonderland”

Film “12”, 2007

Makovetsky voiced the White Rabbit.

On September 19, 1992, Makovetsky received the “Honored Artist of the Russian Federation”, and in 1994 he was recognized as the best dramatic actor in Europe. In 1998, Sergei Vasilievich became “People’s Artist of the Russian Federation”. Sergey Makovetsky is married to Elena Makovetskaya, who worked for a long time at the Odessa Film Studio. The couple met at the studio when Sergei Vasilyevich played the role of Semyon Kotko and ran past Elena, who jokingly said “marry me”. He married six months later and since then the couple has been inseparable.

Film “Zhmurki”
All filmography
  1. 2021 Liver, or the Story of a Startup
  2. 2020 Julius Horse and the Great Races
  3. 2019 Funny
  4. 2019 Zuleikha opens her eyes
  5. 2018 Three heroes and the Heir to the throne
  6. 2018 Day before
  7. 2017 Death track
  8. 2017 Three heroes and the princess of Egypt
  9. Green cats (in Estonian with Russian subtitles) 2017
  10. 2016 Three heroes and the Sea king
  11. 2015 Rodina (RF)
  12. 2015 New Russians
  13. Quiet Don 2015
  14. 2014 Two winters and three summers
  15. 2014 Besy (2014)
  16. B / W 2014
  17. Three Bogatyrs: Knight’s Move 2014
  18. 2013 ILFIPETROV
  19. 2012 Life and Fate
  20. Three heroes on the distant shores 2012
  21. Eternal Return 2012
  22. The Girl and Death 2012
  23. 2011 On the sunny side of the street
  24. Burnt by the Sun 2: The Citadel 2011
  25. Peter the First. Will 2011
  26. 2011 The case of the grocery store No. 1
  27. 2010 Burnt by the Sun 2: Anticipation
  28. 2010 Three heroes and the Shamakhan queen
  29. 2009 Isaev
  30. 2009 Pop
  31. 2008 Miracle
  32. 2008 Live and remember
  33. 2007 Russian game
  34. 2007 12
  35. Shower 2007
  36. Dummy 2007
  37. 2007 Ilya Muromets and Nightingale the Robber
  38. 2007 Liquidation
  39. 2006 Carnival Night 2
  40. 2006 it doesn’t hurt me
  41. Dobrynya Nikitich and the Serpent Gorynych 2006
  42. Infidelity 2006
  43. 2005 Death of the Empire
  44. 2005 Zhmurki
  45. 2004 72 meters
  46. 2004 Alesha Popovich and Tugarin the Serpent
  47. 2003 Bedroom Key
  48. 2002 Poirot’s failure
  49. 2001 Mechanical Suite
  50. 2000Brother 2Watch Online
  51. 1999 Russian riot
  52. 1998 Composition for the Victory Day
  53. 1998 About Freaks and People
  54. 1997 Three stories
  55. 1995 Arrival of the train
  56. 1995 Play for a Passenger
  57. 1993 Makarov
  58. 1992 Child by November
  59. 1992 – Patriotic Comedy
  60. 1990 Bitch children
  61. 1985 Obstacle Course
  62. 1983 The crew of the combat vehicle
  63. 1982 Take Alive
  64. Demons

Sergey Makovetsky with an award