Biography of Andrei LeonovAndrei Leonov is a wonderful Russian actor who is an excellent continuer of the work of his father, the great Soviet artist Yevgeny Leonov. In the biography of our hero today there are many wonderful roles. He played in the cinema and theater, but gained the greatest fame thanks to the television series “Daddy's Daughter”. This project made the actor a real star. That is why today we decided to make Andrei Leonov the main character of our biographical article.
The early years, childhood and the family of Andrei LeonovAndrey Evgenievich Leonov was born on June 15, 1959 in the city of Moscow. His parents were directly connected with the world of Soviet art. My mother worked in the literary department of the Lenkom Theater, and her father, as noted above, was a famous actor. That is why for the first time our hero of today happened to be on the set already in early childhood. Andrei came along with his father to the shooting and, at that very moment, the magic of the cinema made such an enormous impression on him that later he began to visit “his father at work” often.
Andrei Leonov in childhood with his father Yevgeny Leonov
New roles of Andrei Leonov, work in YeralashSo, in particular, in the mid-seventies, Leonov Jr. appeared in several episodes of the television magazine Yeralash. A few months later, he managed to successfully pass the entrance exams at the Boris Shchukin Higher Theater School. In the named university, our today's hero began to engage in the course of Alla Kazanskaya. It was here that Andrei Leonov was able to methodically work on himself, honing his acting skills.
However, many young actor had to learn himself.Almost regularly, he visited the performances of his father, and therefore, willy-nilly, copied acting models of the People's Artist of the USSR. As the actor himself admits, in his youth his main dream was two performances - “The Legend of Thiel” and “Not on the lists”. Andrei once dreamed to go on stage and play with other artists of the theater. And once this desire was fulfilled.
Papins Daughters (trailer series with Andrei Leonov)
Star Trek actor Andrei Leonov, filmographyIn the Leninsky Komsomol Theater, a young actor, however, did not stay long. Two years later, for unknown reasons, Andrei left the theater and left to serve in the tank forces. In the Soviet army, the actor spent two years.However, later, after the expiration of the fixed-term service, he nevertheless returned back to the theater.
Subsequently, the artist did not part with the Lenkom stage. Putting all the places in his life, he chose acting craft and no longer leave the profession. For many years of work in the theater, Andrei Leonov performed roles in many wonderful performances. Among them were the productions of Hamlet, Two Women, The Hoax, The Royal Games, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Crazy Day, or The Marriage of Figaro, as well as many others.
Nescafe CLassic with Andrei Leonov
That is why in the eighties in the movie actor almost never acted. For ten years, he played only three small roles that can be easily attributed to the number of exceptions. Even more significant stage in the career of an actor were the nineties. During this period, our today's hero appeared at all only in one single film.
For more than twenty years, Andrei Leonov has performed exclusively on the theater stage.Thanks to this, in 1997, the talented actor managed to earn a name for himself, and also to become a Honored Artist of Russia.
Andrei Leonov now, TV seriesLeonov Jr. decided to return to the world of cinema only in the middle of the two thousandth. During this period, he starred with Alice Freindlich in the mini-series "Women's Logic", and later appeared in several Russian TV shows. During this period, his film roles were relatively small. However, due to the huge number of roles, Andrei Leonov still remained a prominent character in the world of Russian art. He played in the theater, acted in commercials, and as a TV presenter he worked on the program “Illness No,” which was broadcast by the Stolitsa channel. That is why the actor did not have to miss.
Andrei Leonov in "Daddy's Daughters"In 2007, Andrei Leonov first appeared in the role of Sergei Alexeyevich Vasnetsov, in the series “Daddy’s Daughters”. This project has become so popular among the audience that very soon our today's hero could feel like a real celebrity. For this series, Andrei Leonov received the Ukrainian TV Star Award, as well as the Russian award TEFI.However, the main award of the actor still remained the international love of television viewers.
Actor Andrei Leonov with his son
The personal life of Andrei LeonovThe first wife of the actor was a Chilean named Maria Alejandra Cuevas Sid. The girl worked as a doctor in a Moscow hospital. Currently, the former wife of the actor, along with his eldest son, lives in Sweden.
Since 2011, the wife of the actor is the sound engineer Anastasia Tarasova. In the second marriage, Andrei Leonov had two children - a daughter and a son.