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Oleg Menshikov

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Oleg Evgenyevich Menshikov (born 8 November 1960) is a Soviet and Russian entertainer. He is a film and theatre actor, singer and director. He started his film career in the early 1980s playing in the comedy Pokrovskie vorota and in Nikita Mikhalkov's Rodnya. In 1993, Menshikov collaborated again with Mikhalkov in their most famous film, Burnt by the Sun. Portraying a manipulative and suicidal NKVD agent during Stalin's Great Purge, Menshikov's performance brought him to the attention of a wide international audience. The film won the Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Menshikov appeared in Régis Wargnier's 1999 film, East-West with Sandrine Bonnaire and Catherine Deneuve. Menshikov played the hero of Mikhalkov's 1998 The Barber of Siberia, with Julia Ormond playing his mistress. He appeared as Erast Fandorin in the 2005 film The Councillor of State. He filled the role of Ostap Bender in the 2006 Russian mini-series based on The Little Golden Calf. Description above from the Wikipedia article Oleg Menshikov, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 8, 1960 In Moscow, USSR [now Russia]
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Жду и надеюсь 1980-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Attraction 3 2024-01-01
Known For
Poster of vDud
Poster of Attraction
Poster of Doctor Zhivago
Poster of Prime Suspect
Movie Attraction 3 Unknown 2024-01-01
Series Спойлер Unknown 2021-03-01
Movie Invasion General Lebedev 2020-01-01
Series Psycho Igor 2020-11-05
Series Gogol' Yakov Petrovich Guro - investigator 2019-03-25
Movie Gogol. A Terrible Vengeance Yakov Petrovich Guro - investigator 2018-08-30
Movie Attraction Colonel Lebedev 2017-01-26
Series vDud himself 2017-02-07
Movie Gogol. The Beginning Yakov Petrovich Guro - investigator 2017-08-31
Movie Legend No. 17 Tarasov 2013-04-17
Movie Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel Dmitriy Arsentyev 2011-05-05
Movie Burnt by the Sun 2: Exodus Mitya Arsentyev 2010-04-22
Movie What Men Talk About Himself 2010-03-04
Movie Doctor Zhivago Unknown 2006-04-01
Series Золотой телёнок Ostap Bender 2006-01-30
Movie The Golden Calf Ostap Bender 2006-01-30
Series Doctor Zhivago Yuri Zhivago 2006-05-25
Movie Игроки Утешительный 2006-10-12
Movie The State Counsellor Erast Petrovich Fandorin 2005-04-21
Series The State Counsellor Erast Petrovich Fandorin 2005-12-26
Movie Горе от ума Александр Андреевич Чацкий 2000-01-02
Movie Mommy Lyonchik Yuryev 1999-03-31
Movie East/West Aleksei Golovin 1999-09-01
Movie The Barber of Siberia André Tolstoi 1998-11-11
Movie Prisoner of the Mountains Sacha Kostylin 1996-03-15
Movie Burnt by the Sun Dimitri (Mitya) 1994-05-01
Movie Dyuba-Dyuba Unknown 1993-11-28
Series Prime Suspect Milan Lukic 1991-04-07
Movie The Hole Unknown 1990-08-16
Movie Lestnitsa Владимир Пирошников 1989-06-06
Movie Splashes of Champagne Sergei 1989-02-23
Movie Limited Life Unknown 1989-06-06
Movie Moonsund Sergey Artenev 1987-12-01
Movie Through Main Street with an Orchestra Korolkov 1986-05-12
Movie Mikhaylo Lomonosov Дмитрий Виноградов 1986-11-11
Movie My favorite clown Сергей Синицын 1986-10-09
Movie Володя большой, Володя маленький Unknown 1985-09-15
Movie Капитан Фракасс Барон де Сигоньяк 1984-03-22
Movie Obstacle Course Vladimir 1984-06-01
Movie Flights in Dreams and in Reality Alisa's Friend 1983-01-17
Movie The Kiss Мерзляков 1983-10-22
Movie Kin Kirill 1982-03-01
Movie The Pokrovsky Gates Константин Ромин, он же Костик 1982-02-02
Movie Жду и надеюсь Unknown 1980-01-01