Daniil Strakhov, Russian actor
Daniil Strakhov was born on March 2, 1976 in Moscow.
Daniil is a Russian film and theater actor, who is the best known for his role of Vladimir Ivanovich Korf in the television series “Poor Nastya” and Captain Lisnevsky in film “Transit”.
Daniil’s father is a Russian poet, philologist, linguist (Alexander Strakhov lives in the U.S., in Boston) and his mother is a psychotherapist. His parents divorced when he was very young and he spent most of his childhood living with his grandparents.
Since his childhood Daniil was interested in movie and theatre. So in 1993 he entered the Moscow Art Theater School. In a year he was transferred to the Shchukin Theatre School.
In 1996, as a student, Daniel debuted in the film. He appeared in a cameo role in the film by Boris Blank “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. New Version” based on the play by Bertolt Brecht.
Strakhov starred in the television series: “Maroseyka, 12”, “The Fifth Corner”, “Always Say Always”, “Brigade”, “Women’s logic-2”, “Children of the Arbat”, “The Love Talisman”, “Storm Gate” and many others.
Daniil became widely known after his role of the young Stirlitz (Soviet spy Maksim Isaev) in the TV series by Sergei Ursulyak “Isayev” (2009).
Daniil also starred in several theatrical productions: Train Station for Three, The Postman Always Rings Twice, An Ideal Husband and Warsaw Melody.
In 2000 Strakhov married fellow actress Maria Leonova.