Oleg Menshikov

Oleg Menshikov


Born 8 November 1960 as Oleg Evgenyevich Menshikov in Serpukhov, USSR (now in Russia). His father was a military engineer and his mother was a doctor. During his childhood he attended music school where he learned to play piano and violin. Later he studied in the Mikhail Shchepkin Higher Theatre School in Moscow. His debut was the television movie Zhdu i nadeyus (1980). In the early 1990s he spent some time in London playing in the Globe Theatre. For his performance as Sergei Yesenin in When She Danced he received the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. His best known role is Mitya in the Oscar-winning historical movie Utomlennye solntsem (1994). He went on to star in internationally co-produced movies, such as Sibirskiy tsiryulnik (1998) and Est - Ouest (1999) as well as in adaptations of Russian literature, such as Statskiy sovetnik (2005) and Doktor Zhivago (2006). In 2005 he married actress Anastasia Chernova. He returned to the role of Mitya for two sequels: Utomlennye solntsem 2 (2010) and Utomlennye solntsem 2 (2011). Since 2012 he's been the artistic director of the Yermolova Theatre in Moscow.
  • When was
    Oleg Menshikov born?

    Oleg Menshikov was born on Tuesday, November 8, 1960

  • Where was
    Oleg Menshikov born?

    Oleg Menshikov was born in Serpukhov, Moskovskaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia]

  • How old is
    Oleg Menshikov?

    Oleg Menshikov is 59

  • How tall is Oleg Menshikov?

    Oleg Menshikov is 5'8"(1.74m)

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