Distinguished Artist of Russia
Sergei graduated from the Shchukin Theatre Institute in 1986 and that
same year joined the company of the Lenkom Theatre.
He has performed numerous roles in productions by Mark Zakharov,
including Stutterer in Alexei Rybnikov's The Star and Death of
Joaquin Murrieta; Head Guide in Vsevolod Vishnevsky's An Optimistic
Tragedy; Naum in Grigory Gorin's A Funeral Prayer; Gosha in Mikhail
Shatrov's The Dictatorship of Conscience; Nikita in Alexei Arbuzov's
Cruel Games; First Writer in Alexei Rybnikov's Junona and Avos;
Henry Norris in Gorin's Kings' Games; Gorodulin, Golutvin and
Kurchaev in Alexander Ostrovsky's The Wiseman; Nozdrev in
Mystification, Nina Sadur's adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's Dead
Souls; Bartolo in Beaumarchais's The Wedding of Figaro; De Grier in
Barbarian and Heretic, after Fyodor Dostoevsky; Salai Saltanovich in
Va-Bank, after Alexander Ostrovsky; Kochkaryov in Gogol's The
Wedding He also performed Guildenstern in Gleb Panfilov's prodution
of Hamlet and Islaev in Vladimir Mirzoev's production of Two
Women, based on Ivan Turgenev's A Month in the Country.
He has performed in numerous independent theatre projects and in
numerous films for cinema and television. His voice is one of the most
popular narrative voices in Russia.
Some of his films include: Alexander Basov's The Psycho and Small
Pickin's; Alexander Adabashyan's Azazello; Alexei Kozlov's Midday
Demon; Anatoly Mateshko's Specially Appointed Girlfriend and
Nuthouse; Konstantin Khudyakov's The Man from Leningrad; Marina
Migunova's Lovers; Pyotr Stepin's The Unreturnable Man; Natalya
Bronshtein's Bet; Anna Chernyakova's A Season of Fog; Yevgeny
Zvezdakov's Cheesecake; Oleg Ryaskov's The Notes of an Clerk in a
Secret Office and many others.
He has written several books.
He was chosen the winner of an Innokenty Smoktunovsky award and has
twice won the Chaika theatre award.
He is a Merited Artist of Russia.