Andrey Batychko at the Moscow Film Festival 2012 Grand Opening
|Born||Andrey Sergeevich Batychko
August 6, 1985
Tallinn, Estonian SSR, Soviet Union
|Occupation||Actor, Producer, Songwriter, Rapper|
|Years active||2009 – present|
Andrey began performing in 2009, appearing in several commercials and television roles, and now he has enjoyed success in television, film and music.
Andrey Batychko was born on August 6, 1985 in Tallinn, Soviet Union. At the age of three, Andrey's family moved to Moscow, Russia. Even before he started the first grade, Andrey was engaged in painting. In 1992, Andrey attended a High school in Moscow that specialized in English Arts and taught English as the primary language. At the age of nine, he already began acting in local school performances.
At the age of eleven, Batychko started playing basketball for the English High School's team.
While attending school, Andrey became involved in filmmaking and film-production. After graduating from school in 2004, he directed several independent projects and music videos. He also took on musical composition and song writing for several American, Russian, African, and Portuguese artists.
Andrey's first acting appearance was in NTV Plus channel sports commercial. Later, he starred in several TV shows like "Wedding Ring" on Channel One and "The Capital Of Sin (Success by All Means)", where his co-stars was famous Russian actors Dmity Nagiev and Viktoriya Tolstoganova.
In 2010 Batychko moved to Los Angeles, where he studied acting, filmmaking and film production. Year later, he appeared in a several American TV shows like "Justified" in which he starred opposite of Timothy Olyphant and "The Walking Dead". After this Andrey gained worldwide reputation among television viewers.
In 2011 Andrey was one of the main contender for a role of a Russian baseball player Ivan Dochenko in a popular American comedy TV show "Eastbound & Down" on HBO. Unfortunately for Andrey, the role went to American actor Ike Barinholtz.
While appearing on television, Andrey also started segueing into film roles. He filmed in the Japanese independent film "Fighting Spirit", but the movie has not been released yet.
Andrey Batychko also appeared in a major Russian comedy show Comedy Club on TNT (Russian television network). Batychko took part in a show's unit called "Foreplay" (Russian: "Предварительные ласки") in which he starred opposite of comedian stand-up actor Serge "Goreliy" Gorelikov.
Single "Love Above the Clouds" (Russian: "Любовь над облаками") was the first musical experience by Andrey Batychko as his hip-hop alter-ego Batt (Means "Bat" on Creole dialect). It was released on January 15, 2013 on iTunes.
The official video for "Love Above the Clouds" was uploaded to YouTube on January 25, 2013. The music video was filmed in Moscow and directed by Igor Ivanov of China Production Studio. The video begins of the radio announcer voice intro.
"Love Above the Clouds" music video is features Russian celebrities and sportsmens as:
- Actress Darya Melnikova, known for her lead role in a Russian TV series "Daddy's Daughters" on CTC Channel;
- 2012 Olympics Games bronze medalist Anton Ponkrashov of the CSKA Moscow and the Russian national basketball team;
- 2009 Universiade silver medalist Anatoly Kashirov of the "Spartak" Saint Petersburg and the Russian national basketball team; 
- Three years old Sami, son of the famous Russian hip-hop star Alex Dolmatov, better known as Guf.
|2013||Fighting Spirit||Japan / USA||Alexander||Independent film|
|2010-2013||The Walking Dead||USA|
|2011-2013||The Killing||Canada / USA||Hijacker||Uncredited|
|2008-2011||Wedding Ring||Russia||Television special (TeleROMAN)|
|2010||The Capital Of Sin (Success by All Means)||Ukraine / Russia||Bribes barman|
|2010||Dirty Work||Russia||Viktor||TV Series|
|2010||You Ordered Murder||Russia||TV Series|
|2009||City of Temptation||Russia / Ukraine||Kostia|
- 2013 — "Love Above the Clouds"
- 2013 — "Love Above the Clouds" 
- bestpeopleofrussia.ru: All about Andrey Batychko. (Russian)
- Russian director Roman Karimov about Andrey Batychko (Russian)
- Andrey Batychko interview for MainPeople Russia
- Russian Film Industry on the Top: Andrey Batychko – Russian Actor in "The Walking Dead" TV Show (Russian)
- defanafan.com: The Walking Dead: Detalles de la nueva mid-season. (Portuguese)
- Darya Melnikova and actor Andrey Batychko on the set of "Love Above the Clouds" music video (Photo).
- Anton Ponkrashov in Batt — Love Above the Clouds music video. (Russian)
- Anatoly Kashirov ("Spartak") and Anton Ponkrashov ("CSKA") in Batt — Love Above the Clouds music video. (Russian)
- sports.ru: Russian national basketball team members Anatoly Kashirov and Anton Ponkrashov in Batt — Love Above the Clouds music video. (Russian)
- "Spartak" Saint Petersburg Twitter: Anatoly Kashirov stars in Batt — Love Above the Clouds music video. (Russian)
- Batt — Love Above the Clouds on YouTube