Mukhtar Gusengadzhiev – Snake-Man
Mukhtar Gusengadzhiev is a Russian actor and the most flexible man on the planet.
He was born on May 20, 1964 in Izberbash, Dagestan ASSR, USSR.
Mukhtar studied at circus studio Izmailovo, Dargwa Theatre Studio, Roman Theatre Studio Raffaello Sanzio and Actors Studio Company Cirque du Soleil, Montreal.
He has been living in thirty countries around the world, where he studied and acted on prestigious stages. Today he has played more than thirty roles in films.
Mukhtar is also fond of painting and music. Because of his flexibility he can write and paint with his feet.
In 1993 he was a winner of the International Festival of Arts Gran Premio 93 in Milan.
In 1996, Mukhtar received the title The Most Flexible Man in Europe, at the International Congress of yogis in the Canary Islands.
In 1998 Gusengadzhiev entered in the Guinness Book of Records as the most flexible man on the planet. In the same year Mukhtar was a winner of international TV project Stars of the 21st Century.
Mukhtar worked at the famous theater ZUMANITY, Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas, on television, in magazines – Black Belt and Kung Fu, where he gave lessons on flexibility for athletes and Hollywood actors.
He starred in such films as Paradise Is Under The Shade Of Swords, Escape, Dear Masha Berezina, Captain’s Children, The Color of the Sky, Russian Agent, Bear Hunt, Bloody Mary, Plato, Tsar, Red on White, Moscow. Three Stations, The Last of Magikyan and many others.