Alexander Lykov

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  • Name: Alexander Lykov ( Alexandr Lykov )
  • Date of birth: 30 November 1961.
  • Age: 55 years
  • Place of birth: poselok rakhya, Russia
  • Height: 176
  • Activities: Soviet and Russian theater and film actor
  • Marital status: married

    Alexander Lykov : biography

    Wonderful Russian film, «Casanova» of Russian cinema, Aleksandr Anatolyevich Lykov was born in the small village of rahja Leningrad region in late autumn 1961.

    Life from the beginning was to Sasha not too sweet. But the trials have tempered the character of the future artist, having taught steadfastly to overcome all difficulties.

    Alexander Lykov grew up without a father. The head of the family left them so early that the son didn’t manage to remember his face. Sasha remained in the care of mothers and grandmothers. My mother worked as a storekeeper optical and mechanical plant. Her grandmother worked as a cook in the dining room. These two women put Alexander Lykov on his feet.

    The problem occurred when Alexander was in Junior high school. Inadvertently, the boy fell off the slide and severely injured his spine. As it turned out, the injury was so serious that after a long treatment, the doctors agreed on the opinion that the patient does not avoid disability. But such a terrible verdict did not suit Lykov. He was the only male in the family and was going to be a real support for families.

    And he began to regularly do exercises to strengthen the back muscles and spine. He was so good at it that after some time, startled the doctors, who predicted a bleak future. Lykov is not just firmly stood on his feet, he even excelled in sports. Alexander Medvedev is «a black belt in karate and solid achievements in biathlon.

    At the end of the school Lykov went to study in construction College and received a degree. During the last years he found a wonderful outlet and began to attend drama school. The performance on the stage so he liked that took all his thoughts.

    After graduating from engineering school, the future artist realized that he wanted to build the least. Lykov went to the Leningrad Institute of theatre, music and cinema, which he entered immediately. For 5 years course Vladimir Petrov learned the basics of acting and is quite a Mature man to conquer creative tops.


    But to go on stage Alexander Lykovo happened only a year after graduation. Because immediately after graduation he was drafted into the army and he served in the North in the battalion.

    An artist throughout life, changed a few theatres. Began working in the Lensovet theatre. Here, as a student and was invited on the last courses of universities. Alexander came on the scene 4 years. Debuted in the role of Him in the play based on the immortal works of Mikhail Bulgakov «heart of a Dog».

    To the Leningrad youth theatre named after Alexander Bryantsev Lykov came in 1989, but stayed here even less, up to 1991. The most striking performance with his participation, was remembered by the St. Petersburg theater-goers, was a production of «Equus», where Alexander played Alan, Strange.

    According to the artist, with the old job, he parted without regret immediately when he realized that he was bored. So the theatre was changed to the stage of the Theatre on Liteiny.

    Don Quixote de La Mancha, don Juan, Voland – all these images are today in the artistic heritage of the remarkable Petersburg actor. He is now happy theatre-goers with his brilliant impersonations at the different places of the Northern capital.


    A cinematic biography of Alexander Lykov started during the most difficult years of Russian cinema in the early 1990s. But even then in small episodes, the artist demonstrated his outstanding skill. Enclosed in the film «Hell or Dossier on himself,» the musketeer in «Cyrano De Bergerac», the audience at the country club in «Wandering bus» – everywhere Alexander Lykov managed to stay in memory viewer.

    The domestic audience of the older and middle generations remember the wonderful film «You at me one», where the main role was played by Alexander Zbruev and Marina Neyolova. Lykovo here got a cameo role – a gay prostitute in the hotel «Astoria», which was supposed to come hero Vadim. A tiny episode, but a brightness that only the king episode.

    The first major role he received in 1993. It was a picture of «the Legible groom», except where Lykov appeared Yulia Menshova and Anna Matyukhina. And let this film did not bring Alexander Anatolievich-Union recognition, but the number of offers from Directors had doubled. It is noteworthy that the artist willingly offered a job in a wide range – from Comedy to deep and tragic.

    To Wake up famous Lykovo had towards the end of the 1990s after the release of the Comedy film «Operation «happy new year» and, of course, the cult TV series «Streets of broken lamps». The role of a charming operative Vladimir Kazantsev, nicknamed «Casanova» brought the actor the all-Union glory. A star galaxy composed of Oskar Kuchera, Anastasia Melnikova, Alexei Nilov, Evgeny Dyatlov and Alexander Lykov turned the series into a hit.

    After the release of this series the Director made on the success of several criminal bands, which was involved Lykov. This «Gangster Petersburg», «Lost the sun» and «Saboteur». All projects were a success.

    For the «crime» tapes since the early 2000s there were others, but they Lykovo why Alexander was offered only supporting roles. «Tabor», «Turkish gambit», «Kazaroza», the sequel to «Saboteur» – everywhere there are millions of your favorite artist, but not in the foreground, and some in the shade.

    Although the skill of the actor is capable of all the proposed method to make convex and bright. To take at least felon «Dean» in one episode «Plot» with Sergei Bezrukov, which was released in 1993. Deep, talented and tragic.

    And in 2009, the audience again saw Alexander Lykov in the crime series «Version,» which was released quite a long time.

    In the 2013-2014-m, the screens out another 4 projects with the participation of the beloved actor has once again regained it on the wave of popularity. «The three Musketeers», «the Inquisitor», «It», «Without the right to choose». These paintings had a considerable success, and in the last two Alexander starred in the star roles.

    Fans of Comedy could not fail to notice a brilliant Comedy film «Eat, or be Careful, love!». Here Lykov is back in the title role. And with it a wonderful «bouquet» of Alexander Balueva, Maria Aronova, Yulia Rutberg and Olga Krasko.

    One of the most exciting projects of recent years – the painting «leningrad46», in which Aleksandr Anatolyevich Lykov once again amazed the audience with the versatility of his talent in the way of Laurel.

    Personal life

    Unlike his star «Casanova» from «Streets of the broken lanterns» Alexander Lykov monogamous. For more than 30 years he has only one woman – his beloved wife and friend Alla.

    In 1985, the couple had a daughter Catherine. And after 2 years was born a son, Matthew.

    Lately the son of the artist I write a lot. After all, he had a distinguished career in the United States. And debuted in the cinema. Matvey Lykov, to the great pride of his father, played a role in the cult film Director Timur Bekmambetov, «He’s a dragon.»


    • «Streets of the broken lanterns»
    • «The agent of national security»
    • «Gangster Petersburg»
    • «The dancer»
    • «Diary of a killer»
    • «Turkish gambit»
    • «Eat, or be Careful, love!»
    • «The three Musketeers»
    • The Inquisitor
    • «Without the right to choose»
    • «Leningrad-46»


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