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Nikita Mikhalkov

Actor + Director
Male
Born Oct 21, 1945
Age 69
Hometown Soviet Union

Nikita Sergeyevich Mikhalkov is a Soviet and Russian filmmaker, actor, and head of the Russian Cinematographers' Union. Mikhalkov was born in Moscow into the distinguished, artistic Mikhalkov family. His great grandfather was the imperial governor of Yaroslavl, whose mother was a Galitzine princess.… Read More

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Nikita Mikhalkov
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  • Nadezhda Mikhalkova
    Nadezhda Mikhalkova
    Daughter, Age 28

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  • Is Edward Snowden A Prisoner In Russia?
    Guardian (UK) - Feb 02, 2014
  • Wes Hurley: Growing Up Gay In Russia
    Huffington Post - Aug 10, 2013
  • Win A Copy Of Burnt By The Sun 2 On Dvd
    The Citizen - Jun 30, 2013
  • Nikita Mikhalkov Moves Closer To Construction Of Palace Of Film Festivals In ... Screen International
    Google News - Aug 31, 2011

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CHILDHOOD

1945 Birth Born on October 21, 1945.

TWENTIES

1967 21 Years Old Mikhalkov's first wife was a renowned Russian actress Anastasiya Vertinskaya, whom he married on March 6, 1967. … Read More
1968 22 Years Old …  He directed his first short film in 1968, I'm Coming Home, and another for his graduation, A Quiet Day at the End of the War in 1970.
1974 28 Years Old Mikhalkov had appeared in over twenty films, including his brother's Uncle Vanya (1972), before he co-wrote, directed and starred in his first feature, At Home Among Strangers in 1974, an Ostern set just after the 1920s civil war in Russia. … Read More

THIRTIES

1978 32 Years Old In 1978, while starring in his brother's epic film Siberiade, Mikhalkov made Five Evenings, a love story about a couple separated by World War II, who meet again after eighteen years. … Read More

FORTIES

1987 41 Years Old …  The film was highly praised, and Mastroianni received the Best Actor Prize at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival and an Academy Award nomination for his performance. … Read More

FIFTIES

1996 50 Years Old In 1996, he was the head of the jury at the 46th Berlin International Film Festival. … Read More
2005 59 Years Old In 2005, Mikhalkov resumed his acting career, starring in three brand-new movies - The Councillor of State, a Fandorin mystery film which broke the Russian box-office records, Zhmurki, a noir-drenched comedy about the Russian Mafia and Krzysztof Zanussi's Persona non grata. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2007 61 Years Old Mikhalkov has been a strong supporter of Russian president Vladimir Putin. In October 2007, Mikhalkov, who produced a television program for Putin's 55th birthday, co-signed an open letter asking Putin not to step down after the expiry of his term in office.
2008 62 Years Old In 2008 he visited Serbia to support Tomislav Nikolić who was running as the ultra-nationalist candidate for the Serb presidency at the time. … Read More
2010 64 Years Old 1 More Event
Nikita Mikhalkov has presented his "epic drama" Burnt by the Sun 2 at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, but did not receive any awards. … Read More
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