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Category Archive: Television

Sergey Svetlakov – popular Russian actor

Sergey Svetlakov

Sergey Svetlakov – popular Russian actor

Sergey Svetlakov is a popular Russian actor, writer, comedian, former member of the KVN team.
Sergey was born on December 12, 1977 in Sverdlovsk in a family of railway workers. He has an older brother Dmitri Svetlakov (born in 1970). Sergey played football and basketball, and he even became a candidate for the master of sports in handball. Every summer, the whole family went to the village, where Sergey loved fishing.
In 2000, he graduated from the Urals State University of Railway Transport. Svetlakov was awarded the title of “Knight of the University”. He was the captain of the university KVN team. They became the coolest persons in Yekaterinburg after their participation in the KVN festival in Sochi.
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Mikhail Galustyan – Russian comedian

Mikhail Galustyan

Mikhail Galustyan – Russian comedian

Mikhail Galustyan is one of the most famous Russian comedians and TV presenters, writer, producer and actor.
His real name is Nshan Galustyan.
Mikhail was born on October 25, 1979 in Sochi, USSR in the family of a cook and a nurse. He has a brother David, who is seven years younger.
Mikhail has always been a creative person. In kindergarten the future humorist participated in all matinees, he sang, danced and recited poems. He learned to play the piano at a music school, was engaged in a puppet theater and judo. His first role was at school, the boy played Winnie-the-Pooh.
In 1996, Galustyan left the school and enrolled in medical school. After graduation, he continued his studies at the Sochi State University for Tourism and Recreation.
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Oskar Kuchera – actor, TV presenter

Oskar Kuchera

Oskar Kuchera – actor, TV presenter

Oskar Kuchera is a Russian actor, musician, TV and radio host. His real name is Evgeny Bogolyubov.
He was born on August 11, 1974 in Moscow. His father, Alexander Bogolyubov, was animated and feature film director, and his mother Tatiana Bogolyubova (maiden name Kuchera, half Italian) worked as editor in chief of the Cinema Propaganda Bureau. Oskar has an older sister Yulia.
In 1996 Kuchera graduated from GITIS. Since 1995, he worked at Silver rain radio, was an author and the host of many different programs, including the “Soundtrack” and “Radioruletka.”
Since 1999 he has worked at “Autoradio”, where he was the host of the program “Curly evening.” In 2001, Kuchera became VJ on Muz-TV, where he was a presenter of the program “Siesta”.
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Maxim Galkin – Russian comedian, presenter

Maxim Galkin

Maxim Galkin – Russian comedian, presenter

Maxim Galkin is a popular Russian impersonator, comedian, presenter, actor and singer. He is Russian Primadonna Alla Pugacheva’s fifth husband.
Maxim was born on June 18, 1976 in Naro-Fominsk district, Moscow.
His father, Alexander Alexandrovich was a Colonel-General, from 1987 to 1997 he headed the Main Armored Directorate of the Russian Federation Ministry of Defense. His mother, Natalie Grigorievna worked at the Institute of Earthquake Prediction Theory and Mathematical Geophysics.
As a child, his family moved often because his father was a military man. When Maxim was 3 years old, they lived in Germany, then moved to Odessa, where Maxim graduated from elementary school, and then the family moved to Baikal, Ulan-Ude. Finally they returned to Moscow.
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Ivan Urgant – TV presenter, actor

Ivan Urgant

Ivan Urgant – TV presenter, actor

Ivan Urgant is a Russian TV presenter, actor, musician and showman.
Ivan was born on April 16, 1978. His grandmother Nina Urgant was a famous actress, the star of the Soviet film “Belorussian Station”, his mum and dad also shone on the screen.
A year after the Ivan’s birth, his parents divorced. The future actor lived with his mum and stepfather, actor Dmitry Ladygin. But he also spent much time with his grandmother. Ivan called her simply Nina and sometimes mum.
As a child, Ivan had many hobbies – sport, music and Mikhail Boyarsky’s songs. At the age of 15 Ivan went to America as an exchange student.
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Igor Vernik – Russian actor, TV presenter

Igor Vernik

Igor Vernik – Russian actor, TV presenter

Russian actor and popular TV presenter Igor Vernik was born on October 11, 1963 in Moscow into a family of Union Radio director, People’s Artist of Russia and music teacher.
In his childhood Igor studied at music school.
Vernik successfully entered the Moscow Art Theater and after graduation he was invited to work at the Moscow Art Theatre. Igor has played in “King Lear”, “The Pickwick Club”, “The Pit”, “Tartuffe” etc. Besides, he has starred in more than a dozen films. But he became popular among viewers as a presenter of different television shows. He started with the TV program “It’s easy” on TVC channel, then there were such programs as “For You”, “Nightlife cities in the world”, “Seventh Sense “, “Good morning “, “Saturday Night with Star”, “Rec -time”.
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Elena Berkova

Elena Berkova
Elena Berkova is a Russian actress and a former participant of the television show “Dom -2”, singer, actress, television personality, Dj and model.
Berkova was born on March 11, 1985 in Murmansk (Russia) but soon her family moved to Nikolaev (Ukrainian SSR). In 2004 Berkova came to St. Petersburg. For 56 days she was a participant of the reality show “Dom-2”.
Berkova began her career in late 2003 at the studio Sinsational / Sineplex. Her last role in the movie for adults was in the film “Amazons prefer Vikings” directed by Bob Jack in 2006. Elena is a heroine of his book «Por-no!».
She was a cover girl for many popular magazines (FHM, Penthouse, Sim), was a radio presenter of the program “No doubt” on the radio “Megapolis”, starred in the TV series “Gangster Petersburg”, in the film “Yulia”, “The territory of Jah” and some others. Berkova starred in various music videos of such bands as “MinNet”, “BeZB”, “Delta pro”, in the video “I’m sorry” by pop singer Andrey Leffler, where Elena acted in a duet with another popular online person – infamous Svetlana (Kuritsyna) from Ivanovo.
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