Igor Ugolnikov

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  • Name: Igor Ugolnikov ( Igor Ugolnikov )
  • Date of birth: 15 December 1962.
  • Age: 54 years
  • Place of birth: Moscow
  • Height: 178
  • Activities: actor, film Director, screenwriter and producer
  • Marital status: married

    Igor Ugolnikov : the biography

    For the first time viewers saw Igor ugolnikova as artist of the controversial Comedy programs «wow!» in the 1990s. He immediately remembered the bold one-liners and not afraid to joke about things, about which, until recently, spoke exclusively in exalted tones.

    Igor Ugolnikov was born in an intellectual Moscow family of engineers in 1962. The boy grew very mischievous and naughty. He always did what he wanted, despite the authorities. Therefore, the school Ugolnikov took a seat near the door to the path of the bully out of the class was minimal. Besides Igor always sat in splendid isolation, so as not to spread the «contagion of rebellion» in a more disciplined classmates.

    School and boring lessons Igor Ugolnikov strongly disliked. So he paid them minimal attention and, whenever possible, ignored as one, and more. Most of all, the guy liked to play hockey and to attend drama school. It was interesting and fun. No one was blamed for long hair and freedom in clothing.

    So the guy, after school, he decided to go where feel most comfortable: in art.

    Igor Ugolnikov easily entered GITIS, selecting the acting and directing Department. In 1984, after receiving his degree, he was admitted to the theatre named after Mykola Gogol.

    Theatre and television

    On the stage of this theatre, and began a multi-faceted biography of Igor ugolnikova. He taught here for 4 years and appeared in interesting and innovative performances: «And this fell out of the nest», «the Decameron» and «the Coast». Saw the theater of the young actor on the stage other temples capital of culture, such as the Moscow art theatre named after A. P. Chekhov, Theatre in South-West Moscow theatre-cabaret.

    Lively and agile, Igor Ugolnikov constantly sought to try something new. Learning from the inside «kitchen» of the theater, he wished to become acquainted with the «kitchen» TV. Perhaps it is this desire pushed the artist to see «how they do». He went to the USA and within 3 months of attending the school, Gregory Hines. And squares with a huge interest in watching Broadway productions. At the same time he worked as a dishwasher in a bar to earn a living in an expensive city.

    After returning home, Igor Ugolnikov begins his television career. He appeared on the screen and immediately loudly declared itself in the scandalous project «the Farewell anthem of the USSR». Here he acted as writer and Director.

    But no less scandalous project «wow!» the audience saw Ugolnikov as an actor. The transmission was broadcast from 1990 to 1995-th. Ugolnikova first co-host was Nikolai Fomenko and Eugene resurrection. But when they left the project, he changed his name to «wow! The angle show». Innovation and sharp humor that shook in an era of change, the audience greeted with enthusiasm. Screens out 3 seasons of the project. The brainchild of ugolnikova in 1994 was awarded the prize «ovation».

    In the mid-1990s, Igor Ugolnikov, together with Konstantin Ernst and Leonid Parfenov founded the Studio «Master TV». In the framework of its work, released a new project called «Doctor’s Corner», which was broadcast on «NTV».

    In 1997 Ugolnikov will present his new project called «Good evening with Igor Ugolnikova.» The program was very successful and was released 5 years prior to 2002.

    In the early 2000s, the wind of change again whirled Igor ugolnikova. He left the TV and focused on the film.


    A cinematic biography of Igor ugolnikova began when he was a kindergarten boy Igorka. Actually, triangles and played himself in the legendary film «Gentlemen of fortune». Small Igor, who is «head of the kindergarten» Yevgeny Leonov teaches how to play Feb wolf, this is the actor Igor Ugolnikov.

    But if the first role was unconscious, in 1990, the actor is consciously and masterfully played the second role in the film «to Walk so to walk, shoot shoot» Michael Ashumova.

    Then one after another went role. Painting «Shirley Myrli», «Chernov», «Meet me in Tahiti», «Time life» and «funny Business, family business,» viewers saw in the 1990s.

    In the new century, the artist also found a place. He appeared in the films «carnival night-2», «the first circle», «the Man in my head» and many others.

    In the 2000s, Igor Ugolnikov tried – and quite successfully – as a producer. His brilliant work, viewers could observe in the loud dramatic pictures «Casus Belli», «the Rescuers. Eclipse,» «In June 41-go» and «Brest fortress».

    In 2015, the screens out the film «Battalion of death», caused great interest of the public. Ugolnikov – author and General producer of this military drama.

    Nowadays Igor Ugolnikov manages not only to shoot new movies and appear on a scene of Theatre of Satire, but again became the leading. It can be seen on the channel «TRO» in the talk show «Union.»

    Personal life

    To talk about private Igor Ugolnikov dislikes. It is known that he married for the second time. His first wife was Natalia Shumilina. Married to her was born his only daughter, Irina. What caused the separation of the pair is unknown.

    Personal life Igor Ugolnikov is his second wife Alla. Little is known about it. Alla is a former classmate of Igor, saw firsthand the tumultuous school life shirotnogo of age. The couple worked together for a long time.

    Home them looking forward to the four – legged pet, a Yorkshire Terrier named Zalman. His name he received in honor of the beloved dog actor Zinovy Gerdt.


    • «To walk so to walk, so shoot to shoot»
    • «Meet me in Tahiti»
    • «Life time»
    • «Shirley-myrli»
    • «Funny business, family matters»
    • «Carnival night-2»
    • «The first circle»
    • Zastava
    • «The man in my head»
    • «On the hook»


    Igor Ugolnikov

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