Sergey Bezrukov – Russian actor
Sergey Bezrukov is a Russian film and theater actor, People’s Artist of Russia (2008).
He was born on October 18, 1973 in Moscow in the family of actor Vitaly Bezrukov. The boy was named after his father’s favorite poet Sergey Yesenin. Vitaly didn’t want his son to become an actor. However, when Sergey participated in school plays, Bezrukov Sr. taught his son did not play a role, but live life on the stage.
At the age of 14 Sergey acted in the play “My Poor Marat”.
After school Bezrukov entered the Moscow Art Theatre School, where Oleg Tabakov became his teacher. Sergey was a good student and graduated with honors.
After graduation in 1994 he joined Tabakov Theater, where he played a lot of roles and was awarded various prizes.
In 1997, Bezrukov played the role of Yesenin in the play “My Life” for which he received the State Prize.
In 2002, in the Yermolova Theater Sergey played the main character in the play “Alexander Pushkin” written by Vitaly Bezrukov.
In 2001, Bezrukov became famous as a film actor. He played the role of state councilor Ivan Frantsevich Brilling nicknamed Chef in the film “Azazel”.
But he gained real fame after TV series “Brigada”, where he played crime boss Sasha Beliy (Sasha White).
Then he starred in the TV series “Uchastok” together with his wife Irina Bezrukova. For this role he was awarded Golden Eagle as Best Film Actor.
In 2004, Bezrukov played a role in Vasily Stalin’s TV series “Moscow Saga”.
And in 2005 he fulfilled his long-cherished dream, he played Sergey Yesenin in the eponymous TV series.
In 2000, Bezrukov married actress Irina Livanova, who is 8 years older. When the two met Irina was married to actor Igor Livanov.
After filming the movie “Crusader -2” Bezrukov left a note for Irina with his phone number and only one word “Waiting”. Sergey finally found a woman who loved him as a person.
Irina’s son Andrey from her first marriage worked in the musical “Nord-Ost”, but left it shortly before the tragic events.
47-year-old Irina Bezrukova gave birth to twins Ivan and Alexandra.
Bezrukov loves to draw.
His favorite writer is Mikhail Bulgakov and the actor even starred in the TV series based on his novel “Master and Margarita”.
The actor fell in love for the first time when he was 14. In the school play Sergey played the role of Shakespeare’s Romeo and fell in love with… Juliet.
In childhood Bezrukov had a nickname Sergeant – he wanted to join the army and become a soldier.
Just look at the pictures) They look alike!