Оле́г Евге́ньевич Ме́ньшиков
Oleg Menshikov (2018)
Oleg Evgenyevich Menshikov
8 November 1960
|Alma mater||Mikhail Shchepkin Higher Theatre School|
Oleg Evgenyevich Menshikov, PAR (Russian : Оле́г Евге́ньевич Ме́ньшиков; born 8 November 1960) is a Russian actor, theatre director and occasional singer. He is the current artistic director of the Yermolova Theatre in Moscow.
Internationally, Menshikov is the best known for his roles in the films by Nikita Mikhalkov Burnt by the Sun (1994), The Barber of Siberia (1998), Burnt by the Sun 2: Exodus (2010) and Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel (2011), as well as for his performance in Régis Wargnier's East/West (1999).
Menshikov is the winner of a Laurence Olivier Award, a Nika Award and three State Prizes of the Russian Federation, and the recipient of the Order of Honour of the Russian Federation.
Menshikov was born in Serpukhov, Moscow Oblast, to father Evgeny (born 1934), a military engineer, and mother Yelena (born 1933), a doctor.
In addition to regular school, Menshikov also attended music school, where he played the piano and the violin.In 1977, he enrolled the Mikhail Shchepkin Higher Theatre School, where he studied acting under Vladimir Monakhov.
Menshikov had his debut role in the 1980 television film Zhdu i nadeyus (Russian : Жду и надеюсь; English: I'm Waiting and I Hope) by Suren Shazbazyan. The next year he made his film debut in Family Relations , which was his first collaboration with Nikita Mikhalkov. Menshikov then went on to star a series of successful films that made him a star in the Soviet Union, including Flights in Dreams and Reality , My Favourite Clown, Through Main Street with an Orchestra and Moonzund . He garnered further critical acclaim for his performance in Dyuba-Dyuba (1992), for which he was nominated for a Nika Award.
Menshikov first attracted international media attention in the Globe Theatre production When She Danced, for which he won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role. He gained further success with Nikita Mikhalkov's Burnt by the Sun , in which he portrayed a manipulative and suicidal NKVD agent during Joseph Stalin's Great Purge. Burnt by the Sun won the Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Menshikov reprised his role in the Burnt by the Sun sequels Burnt by the Sun 2: Exodus (2010) and Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel (2011).
In 1996, Menshikov starred in Sergei Bodrov's Prisoner of the Mountains , for which he won a Nika Award for Best Actor. He went on to star in Mikhalkov's The Barber of Siberia (1998) opposite Julia Ormond, and in Régis Wargnier's East/West (1999) opposite Sandrine Bonnaire and Catherine Deneuve. His most recent credits include performances in the television series Prime Suspect 6 (2003), films The State Counsellor (2005) as Erast Fandorin and Legend № 17 (2013) as Anatoly Tarasov, and the miniseries Doctor Zhivago (2006).
In 1997, Menshikov was the President of the Jury at the 20th Moscow International Film Festival.Since 2012, he has served as the artistic director of the Yermolova Theatre in Moscow.
Menshikov is a three-time winner of the annual State Prize of the Russian Federation for his outstanding contribution to film art.In 2003, he was named a People's Artist of Russia. Menshikov was presented with the Order of Honour in 2010.
In 2005, Menshikov married fellow actress Anastasia Chernova.He resides in Moscow.
|Title in English||Original title||Year||Role||Notes|
|Жду и надеюсь|
Zhdu i nadeyus
|1980||Shurka Domok||Television film|
|1981||Kirill||Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov|
|The Pokrovsky Gate||Покровские ворота|
|1982||Konstantin Romin||Directed by Mikhail Kozakov|
|Flights in Dreams and Reality||Полёты во сне и наяву|
Polyoty vo sne i nayavu
|Stripe of Obstacles||Полоса препятствий|
|1984||Baron de Sigognac||Television miniseries|
|Володя большой, Володя маленький|
Volodya bolshoi, Volodya malenkii
|1985||Vladimir Salimovich||Television film|
|1986||Dmitry Vinogradov||Television series|
|My Favorite Clown||Мой любимый клоун|
Moi lyubimyi kloun
|Through Main Street with an Orchestra||По главной улице с оркестром|
Po glavnoi ulice s orkestrom
|Splashes of Champagne||Брызги шампанского|
|Life by Limit||Жизнь по лимиту|
Zhizny po limitu
|Burnt by the Sun||Утомлённые солнцем|
|1994||Dmitry Arsentyev||Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov|
|Prisoner of the Mountains||Кавказский пленник|
|The Barber of Siberia||Сибирский цирюльник|
|1998||Andrei Tolstoi / Andrew McCracken||Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov|
|East/West||Est - Ouest||1999||Aleksei Golovin|
|Prime Suspect 6||N/A||2003||Milan Lukic||Television series, 2 episodes|
|The State Counsellor||Статский советник|
|2006||Ostap Bender||Television miniseries|
|Doctor Zhivago||Доктор Живаго||2006||Yuri Zhivago||Television miniseries|
|Burnt by the Sun 2: Exodus||Утомлённые солнцем 2: Предстояние|
Utomlyonnye solncem 2: Predstoyanie
|2010||Dmitry Arsentyev||Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov|
|What Men Talk About||О чём говорят мужчины|
O chyom govoryat muzhchiny
|Burnt by the Sun 2||Утомлённые солнцем 2: Предстояние' |
Utomlyonnye solncem 2: Citadely
|2011||Dmitry Arsentyev||Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov|
|Burnt by the Sun 2: The Citadel||Утомлённые солнцем 2: Цитадель|
Utomlyonnye solncem 2
|2011||Dmitry Arsentyev||Television series |
Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov
|Legend № 17||Легенда №17|
|Attraction||Притяжение||2017||Valentin Lebedev, colonel|
|Gogol. The Beginning||Гоголь. Начало||2017||Yakov Guro|
|Gogol. Terrible Revenge||Гоголь. Страшная месть||2018||Yakov Guro|
|Alexander Dovzhenko Award||1987||Silver Medal for Acting||Moonzund||Won|
|Golden Aries Award||1996||Outstanding Contribution to Film||N/A||Won|
|Golden Eagle Award||2014||Best Supporting Actor||Legend № 17||Nominated|
|Kinotavr Film Festival Award||1996||Grand Prix||Prisoner of the Mountains||Won|
|Laurence Olivier Award||1992||Best Performance in a Supporting Role||When She Danced||Won|
|Moscow Seasons Theatre Festival||1990||Prize in Acting||Caligula||Won|
|Nika Award||1993||Best Actor||Dyuba-Dyuba||Nominated|
|1997||Prisoner of the Mountains||Won|
|Russian Film Critics' Award||1994||Actor of the Year||Burnt by the Sun||Won|
|Russian Guild of Film Critics Award||2014||Best Supporting Actor||Legend № 17||Nominated|
|State Prize of the Russian Federation||1995||Outstanding Contribution to Film Art||Burnt by the Sun||Won|
|1997||Prisoner of the Mountains||Won|
|1999||The Barber of Siberia||Won|
|Triumph Independent Film Award||1996||Outstanding Contribution to Culture||N/A||Won|
|Victor Rozov Theatre Award||1993||Contribution to Theatre||N||Won|
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