Sergey Bezrukov

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Sergey Bezrukov

Sergey Bezrukov, awarding the honorary title "People's Artist of Russia" in 2008
Born Sergey Vitalyevich Bezrukov
(1973-10-18) October 18, 1973
Occupation Actor
Years active 1994–present
Spouse(s) Irina Bezrukova
Parent(s) Vitali Bezrukov (father)
Natalia Bezrukova (mother)
Awards People's Artist of Russia
Meritorious Artist of Russia
State Prize of the Russian Federation
Website Sergey Bezrukov

Sergey Vitalyevich Bezrukov PAR (Russian: Серге́й Вита́льевич Безру́ков, born 18 October 1973) is a Russian screen and stage actor, People's Artist of Russia, the laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation. He currently works at Tabakov Studio (the theatre of Oleg Tabakov).[1]


Sergey Bezrukov is the son of Vitali Bezrukov, who is also an actor. He graduated from Moscow Art Theatre and made his cinema debut in Nocturne for Drum and Motorcycle. Since 1994 he has played a wide range of characters, such as Ivan Brilling in Azazel, Irakliy in The Irony of Fate 2, Kappel in Admiral, Sumarokov in The Strict Routine Vacations, and Rzhevskiy in The Ballad of Uhlans.[2] His notable roles in Russian miniseries include starring as Sasha Belov in Brigada, Yeshua Ha-Nozri in The Master and Margarita, Sergei Yesenin in Yesenin and Vladimir Vysotsky in Vysotsky. Thank You For Being Alive. He voiced the title character of Prince Vladimir animated film and several characters in the Kukly series. He is also known for his theatre role of Chichikov in Dead Souls (which won the Moskovskij Komsomolets' award). In 2006, he portrayed Alexander Pushkin, revered as the Russian language's greatest poet, in Pushkin: The Last Duel. According to the survey of ROMIR Monitoring, in Russia he was called the favourite actor of 2005.[3]

He is married to a fellow actor Irina Bezrukova (née Bakhtura) since 2000. They have split in 2015.

In March 2014 he signed a letter in support of the position of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Russia's military intervention in Ukraine.[4]

Sergei Bezrukov reads poetry at the National Control Center of Defense, June 2015

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Potseluy babochki Nikolai Orlanov
2006 Prince Vladimir Prince Vladimir voice, cartoon movie
2007 The Irony of Fate 2 Irakliy Izmaylov
2008 Admiral general Kappel
2009 High Security Vacation Viktor Sumarokov 'Sumrak'
2011 Vysotsky. Thank You For Being Alive Vladimir Vysotsky
2012 The Ballad of Uhlans Poruchik Gorzhevskiy
Year Title Role Notes
2000 Rytsarskiy roman TV
2002 Azazel Ivan Brilling TV
2002 Brigada Alexander Nikolaevich Belov 'Sasha Bely'
2005 Yesenin Sergey Yesenin
2005 The Master and Margarita Yeshua Ha-Nozri
2011 Black Wolves Pavel Khromov


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