Sergey «Groin» Pakhomov

(biography, photos, videos) Sergey Pakhomov

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  • Name: Sergey «Groin» Pakhomov ( Sergey Pakhomov )
  • Date of birth: 4 November 1966
  • Age: 50 years
  • Place of birth: Moscow
  • Height: 186
  • Activity: underground actor, writer, musician, artist, actor genre stand-up Comedy, participant of «the battle of psychics-16»
  • Marital status: Married to Elena Tokareva

    Sergey «Groin» Pakhomov: biography

    Sergey «Groin» Pakhomov (more often known under the pseudonym of «Groin») was born in Moscow in 1966. According to him, in 5 years he was designated one of the music schools of the capital, from which he graduated in violin. But the violin Groin abandoned after a tragic accident: one day while walking on the icy street, and my mother slipped, fell on the instrument.

    In addition to playing the violin Sergei Pakhomov from early childhood interest in drawing. To develop his talent, he graduated from two institutions. He has completed education at the Krasnopresnenskaya art school in 1981. After her Groin studied at the Kiev art-industrial College, finished in 1985. Here Sergei became interested in icons and Russian painting techniques.

    In the 80s Pakhomov was also fond of music and sports. He played in various musical groups and was engaged in the struggle.

    Groin reports that a year before graduating from College, he was placed in a psychiatric hospital named Kashchenko, where he was sent by the draft Board instead of sent to war in Afghanistan.

    In the mid-80s, the artist took part in chamber art exhibitions held in apartments and clubs. But in the late ‘ 80s, he got the opportunity to show their skills at art exhibitions in Russia and abroad, particularly in new York and Austria.

    From 1988 to 2000, Sergei Pakhomov had the opportunity to study contemporary art in Europe and America. To be able to visit Paris, Berlin and Marseille.

    Psychic Groin also worked as an art Director of glossy magazines. From 2002 to 2007 he edited as an artist edition of «Elle decor». In 2008 he was the acting art Director of the magazine «Marie Claire», and since July 2009 Groin adopted the same position in the wording of the Russian version of «Elle».


    The popularity of Pahom roles in the infamous the art Director Svetlana Baskova «Green elephant», «Kokki — a running doctor», «Five bottles of vodka» and others. She Baskov collaboration Pakhomov compares the relationship of Fellini and Mastroianni, stressing that the underground actor is «an integral part» of her paintings.

    Photo: Groin and Svetlana BaskovSergey Pakhomov more critical, calling his work in film (and not only it) «a mixture of idiocy and absurdity.» The most notable role of Pahom was the role of the peasant village – a Junior officer in the acclaimed film «Green elephant», where the hero defecate in the frame.

    As an actor, Sergey appeared in the series directed by Valeria Gai Germanika. He starred in several episodes of her «School» and «Short course of happy life» (as a Swinger) and the «May tape». In the last picture show and «Bonus» Pakhomov worked as an art Director.

    In artistic circles of Moscow Sergey Pakhomov – the person known enough. Some call him «iconic character», others – «buffoon» and a «social phenomenon». Music critic Leonid Alexander said:

    «This one-man Renaissance with Novokuznetsk, violent buffoon clean, switched on the megaphone Bohemian capital».


    The creative biography of the artist’s work in the genre of stand-up Comedy. Pakhomov is famous for its lectures and comic monologues. His solo shows are «peppered» meaning and have scandalous texts. Rooms «Sir-gay», «Dead house» and others can be seen in the theater «School of modern play».

    Since 2008, the artist uses a pseudonym «Groin». He is actively engaged in concert activity. Thus, together with musician Michael «Vivisector» Antipov, he records three albums – «Bona», «life is a merry carnival» and «Moscow». In 2013 came the album of Pahom and Prochorus «.». Artemy Troitsky described the album «Bona» as «the first real Russian rap».

    As for Pakhomov-the artist, most of his paintings he drew in the 80s. His paintings are modern art and avant-garde. They were exhibited in the German Museum in Ludwigshafen, the Saatchi gallery in London and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in new York. The last exhibition Pakhomov appeared in the Marat Gelman gallery in may 2012. He has good techniques of Khokhloma and Palekh and Zhostovo.

    «Battle ekstrasens-16»

    In September 2015, Pahom becomes a member of the scandalous project «the Battle ekstrasens-16». Pakhomov says that he knew nothing about the project and never watched any of the season. Went there on the recommendation of friends who is known for his psychic abilities. Amazed the audience with the fact that for the first time in the history of the project twice in a row I managed to find in the trunks of cars hidden person.

    For a magical «insights» Groin uses in trance, which resembles a strange dance.

    According to fans of the project, in a short time Sergey Pakhomov managed to quarrel with all my colleagues, editors and operators of the program.

    Personal life

    Personal life Sergei «Pahom» Pakhomov as well as creativity, full of absurdity. In March 2007, the actor claimed that he was not married, being the father of her adopted son Ivan. At the same time in one of numerous interviews he stated that he is married and raising native sons.

    Only in 2013 it became known that Sergey Pakhomov is married with the former chief editor of «ELLE decor» Elena Tokareva.


    • Cocci — the running doctor
    • Green elephant
    • Five bottles of vodka
    • Mozart
    • Chapiteau show
    • A short course of a happy life
    • The may tape


    Sergey Pakhomov

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