Nikita Dzhigurda

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Nikita Borisovich Dzhigurda
Джигурда Никита.jpg
Born (1961-03-27)March 27, 1961
Nationality Russia
Occupation actor,media personality

Nikita Borisovich Dzhigurda (Russian: Ники́та Бори́сович Джигурда́; born March 27, 1961) is a Russian movie actor, singer, and cult media icon.

As an actor, Dzhigurda is known for his portrayals of historical figures. Arguably his best known role is Yermak's lieutenant, cossack Ivan Koltso, in a 1996 TV miniseries Yermak by directors Uskov and Krasnopolsky. Dzhigurda's other roles in historical films are prince Andrey Kurbsky, king Charles XII of Sweden and Ukrainian poet Ivan Franko.

He is also famous for his flamboyant lifestyle and performances, usage of Russian profanities, and his comic appearances on internet videos.

Since 2008 his wife is an acclaimed figure skater Marina Anissina.[1] His first wife was actress Marina Esipenko (ru).

Filmography[edit]

  • 1987 — Wounded Stones (Раненые камни)
  • 1988 — The Dissident (Диссидент)
  • 1991 — Behind the Last Line (За последней чертой)
  • 1991 — Ivan Fyodorov — as Andrey Kurbsky
  • 1991 — Merry Christmas in Paris! (Счастливого рождества в Париже!)
  • 1993 — Screw (Винт)
  • 1993 — An Unwilling Superman, or Erotic Mutant
  • 1995 — Sign of the Scorpio (Под знаком Скорпиона)
  • 1995 — To Love Russian Way (Любить по-русски)
  • 1996 — Yermak (Ермак) - as Ivan Koltso
  • 1996 — To Love Russian Way 2 (Любить по-русски 2)
  • 1999 — To Love Russian Way 3: Governor (Любить по-русски 3: Губернатор)
  • 1999 — A Subtle Thing (Тонкая штучка)
  • 2001 — A Prayer for Hetman Mazepa (Молитва о гетмане Мазепе) - as Charles XII of Sweden
  • 2002 — Lookig Down (Смотрящий вниз)
  • 2005 —- Vladimir Central Prison (Владимирский централ)
  • 2007 —- Madness: Challenge and Fight (Безумие: Вызов и борьба)
  • 2007 —- When Gods Were Asleep (Когда Боги уснули)
  • 2007 — Judgement Day (Страшный суд) - as Ivan Franko[2]
  • 2008 — Crucified (Распятые)
  • 2011 — Inspector Cooper (Инспектор Купер)

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