Biography of Nikita Mikhalkov

Biography of Nikita Mikhalkov

Nikita Sergeevich Mikhalkov is a Russian film director, actor, People’s Artist, politician.

Nikita was born in Moscow on October 21, 1945 in a creative family.

In the biography of Nikita Mikhalkov, the first acting skills were obtained in the studio at the Stanislavsky Theater. Before that, for several years, he studied music school, where he studied piano. Even before entering the theater school Shchukin, played a small role in the cinema. But the wide popularity was gained thanks to the role in the film “I’m walking around Moscow”. Because of the filming of education in the school had to leave.

The first film by Mikhalkov as a director appeared in 1974 – “His own among strangers, a stranger among his own.” Soon his films received many prizes and awards, domestic and foreign. In addition to directing in the 1980s, he was shot in films. The title of People’s Artist of Russia Nikita Mikhalkov was in 1984.

Mikhalkov organized the “TriTe Studio” – a producer association, which from the very first film received international recognition. In 1992, in his biography, Nikita Mikhalkov became a member of the Presidium of the International Cultural Foundation of Russia. The following year he became chairman of the foundation, in 1998 – chairman of the Union of Cinematographers.

Other famous Mikhalkov films are “Anna: From 6 to 18”, “Burnt by the Sun”, “The Barber of Siberia”. The film “12” was awarded at the Venice Festival “Golden Lion”. For all his biography Mikhalkov starred in 41 films, wrote a screenplay for 17 tapes, produced 4, directed 20. Mikhalkov’s children are also associated with cinema.


Biography of Nikita Mikhalkov