Sergey Zhigunov

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Sergey Zhigunov
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Sergey Zhigunov in Venice Film Festival, 2009
Born Sergey Victorovich Zhigunov
(1963-01-02) 2 January 1963 (age 53)
Rostov-on-Don, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Occupation Actor, producer, TV presenter
Years active 1983-present
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Sergey Victorovich Zhigunov (Russian: Серге́й Викторович Жигунов, born 2 January 1963) is a Russian actor and producer.[1] Commander of the Order of Honour[2] and of the Order of Frendship.[3] Honored Artist of Russia (1995).[4]

Early life[edit]

Sergey Zhigunov was born in Rostov-on-Don, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.[5] He graduated from the Shchukin Theater School in Moscow. Since 1990, he has been in charge of the Chance film studio (part of Mosfilm). In 2000, he became the President of the Russian Film Actors Guild. His most famous roles as an actor were in Queen Margot, Hearts of Three (by Jack London), Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin, and Gardemariny, Vperyod. He also starred in the Russian remake of the American sitcom The Nanny.

In August 2012, he begun to direct his debut film The Three Musketeers that was released on both as Russian TV series and feature film.

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