Andrei and Alexei Chadov – brothers actors
Andrei and Alexei Chadov are Russian film and theater actors. The brothers look alike. Many people think they are twins. However, Andrei was born on May 22, 1980 and Alexei was born on September 2, 1981 in Solntsevo, a suburb of Moscow. When Andrei was 6 years old, and his brother was 5, their father, who worked as a builder, died as a result of an accident. It was a very difficult time for the family. Their mother had to work a lot.
Andrei and Alexei began acting at school, and then continued as amateur actors at the municipal theatre-studio in Peredelkino.
While studying at school, Andrei attended a choreographic studio. So he was able to teach dances and earn a living before entering a theater college. You know, Andrei entered the Shchukin Acting School, and then decided to join his brother at the Shchukin Theatre Institute in Moscow.
As a student, Andrei Chadov debuted in the film Avalanche (2001) directed by Ivan Solovov. The actor became famous after television series Cadets, where he played one of the main characters – the young Peter Todorovskiy.
In 2004 he starred in the melodrama Russian. For this role, Andrei received the prize for Best Actor at the Moscow Premiere festival.
By the way, in 2005 Andrei and his brother Alexei starred together in the movie Alive.
Moreover, Andrei is also involved in the Western film productions; he played in French and British films.
Actually, Andrei often works with his brother. They appeared together in American-Russian project SLOVE, TV series The Case of Honor.
On January 1, 2016 the fantastic film Mafia: The Game for Survival was released and Andrei played on of the main roles.
In 2017, the actor took part in the historical drama We Will Not Say Goodbye and the Russian adaptation of the American series Shameless.
On the set of the TV show Big Race Andrei met Svetlana Svetikova. They were together for five years. In the spring of 2010 the couple broke up.
There are rumors about the relationship between Chadov and Anastasia Zadorozhnaya. However, they are just friends.
In 2015 the actor was seen together with beautiful model Alena Shishkova.
Recently, Andrei was often noticed in the company of Yulia Baranovskaya, ex-wife of football player Andrei Arshavin. Young people say that they are just friends.
Aleksei Chadov made his film debut in the film The War (2002) directed by Aleksey Balabanov. In 2002, he received the Best Actor Award at Montreal Film Festival. Soon the young actor starred as Kolya Malakhov in the movie The Nameless Height.
In 2003, film director Andrei Proshkin invited Alexei to play the main role in the drama Moths Games. And in the same year the actor played another important role (Kostya vampire) in the blockbuster Night Watch. Also he played in such successful films as 9th Company, Heat, Love in the City-1, 2.
From 2003 to 2005 Alexei was a presenter of TV program Pro Kino (About Cinema) on Muz TV channel.
Alexei had a love affair with actress Oksana Akinshina.
From 2006 to 2009, Alexei dated actress Agniya Ditkovskite, whom he met on the set of the film Heat. A few years later, Alexei and Agniya started dating again and at the end of August 2012 they got married. Their son Fyodor was born on June 5, 2014. In the summer of 2017, Alexei and Agniya officially divorced.