Aleksandr Kuznetsov (actor)
Aleksandr Kuznetsov attending the premiere of "Acid" at the 69th Berlin Film Festival
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Kuznetsov
22 July 1992
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Kuznetsov (also tr. Aleksandr Kuznetsov; Russian: Александр Александрович Кузнецов, born 22 July 1992) is a Russian actor. He has had prominent roles in Russian films and television.
Aleksandr Kuznetsov was born on July 22, 1992, in Sevastopol, Ukraine (now Sevastopol (de jure) Ukraine (de facto) Russia). Kuznetsov felt creatively limited in Sevastopol and moved first to Kiev and then Moscow to pursue his education. In 2015, he graduated from the Russian Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS) and was invited to join several leading Moscow theaters. He chose the Chekhov Moscow Art Theatre where he started as a leading actor the same year. In addition to film and television, he has performed in numerous theater productions, including "The Rebels" (2017), directed by Aleksandr Molochnikov, and "Oh, late love" (2014), directed by D. Krimov. He also directed and starred in his own production, "The Gamblers (IGQKI)" at the Na Strastnom Theatrical Center (2015).
In cinema, Kuznetsov is currently best known for his roles in The Scythian (The Last Warrior), directed by Rustam Mosafir, and Leto, directed by Kirill Serebrennikov, which was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. Considered a fast rising star in Russian Cinema, critics have been mostly positive about his performances. For his leading role in Kislota (ACID) directed by Alexander Gorchilin, Alexander received an Angela Award at the SUBTITLE Spotlight European Film Festival.
Apart from his acting career, Kuznetsov is also the frontman of his band "Space Punk Industry." He is currently working on their first album. Aleksandr describes his music as a mix of "britpop and alternative".
In the fall of 2018, Kuznetsov won a "New Names (in Cinema)" Award at the OK! Magazine awards ceremony (Russia).
In 2019 Aleksandr has been cast in a leading role in "Mon Légionnaire". The french feature film, which will be directed by Rachel Lang, also stars french actor Louis Garrel.
|2015||Puppet Syndrome (Sindrom Petrushki)||Young Peter|
|2017||DOGMEAT (Sobachatina)||Brother (Bratik)||Short film|
|2018||The Last Warrior (The Scythian)||Marten (Kunitsa)|
|2018||Why Don’t You Just Die? (Papa, sdokhni)||Matvey|
|2019||Bratstvo (Leaving Afghanistan)||Laryok|
|2019||Lyubi ikh vsekh||Dima|
|2019||Great poetry (Bolshaya poeziya)||Viktor|
|2019||The kettle (Kotyol)||Sava|
|2021||Heart of Parma||Prince Mikhail|
|2014||Besy (TV Mini-Series)||Grammar-school boy||Episodes #1.1-1.4|
|2018||Nenastje (Bad Weather)||Jan Suchilin||Episodes #1.1-1.11|
|2018||Luchshe, chem lyudi (Better than Us)||Bars|
Awards and nominations
|Sukhum International Film Festival||2018||Best Actor||Dogmeat||Won|
|SUBTITLE Spotlight European Film Festival||2018||Best Actor||Acid||Won|
|Chopard Talent Award at Moscow International Film Festival||2019||Best Young Actor||Acid||Won|
|Kinotavr||2019||Best Actor||Great Poetry||Won|
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