Actor Daniil Strakhov: filmography, main roles, biography, personal life, interesting facts
Filmography Daniil Strakhov is very wide and diverse. This is a famous domestic actor who plays in the theater and film. In 2010, he won the prestigious award established by the Russian government. He has several dozen works in the cinema, the most famous of which are the series “Children of the Arbat”, “Isaev”, “Leningrad 46”, and “Farts”.
Biography of the actor
Daniil Strakhov's filmography begins in 1996, when a 20-year-old novice artist played Boris Art's drama Career Arturo Ui. A New Version. In this case, the actor himself was born in 1976. He was born in Moscow.
Interestingly, his parents had nothing to do with the movie. At the same time the boy received a very unusual name, his father named him in honor of Prince Daniil Romanovich Galitsky.By the way, the father, Alexander Strakhov, now lives in America, he is a poet, philologist, ethnolinguistic scholar.
The mother of the hero of this article is a private psychotherapist, she is one of the founders of the Gestalt therapy school. Also, Strakhov has a younger sister, whose name is Lisa. She also went to the United States and now continues to live there.
A notable feature of the actor’s family is that there were a large number of priests in the family, grandfather was fond of painting, and among the ancestors on the father’s side, Strakhov had Amur Cossacks.
The upbringing of Daniel as a child was as democratic as possible; his parents did not put any pressure on him. He himself chose what to do, seriously fond of mathematics and literature. When I was in school, I began to attend a theater group. Here his fate was determined.
First steps on the actor's path
In his early years, Daniel attended the experimental "School of Self-Determination", created on the basis of the Moscow General Education Number 734. It was headed by Alexander Tubelsky. When Strakhov made the decision to enter the theater institute, his parents only supported him.They even hired an actor, Oleg Vavilov, who was playing at the Malaya Bronnaya Theater especially for the son of a tutor.
After receiving a certificate of secondary education, Strakhov enters the acting department of the Moscow Art Theater School. A year of study at the Avant-garde Leontiev course, and then transferred to the creative workshop of Evgeny Simonov (Shchukin School).
Debut on the big screen
The first film in the filmography of Daniel Strakhov was the film "Career Arturo Ui. The new version." This is a screen version of the play by Bertolt Brecht, in which Strakhov appeared in the small cameo role of the favorite Ernesto Roma.
In the same year, the first series in his career appeared in the filmography of the actor Daniil Strakhov. This is a little-known multiseries film "Let's be familiar!".
Work in the theater
In 1997, becoming a graduate of the Schukin School, Strakhov began working in the Moscow Drama Theater named after Gogol. It is noteworthy that it develops in parallel, both as a theater actor and as a film actor.
In the theater, he almost immediately gets the main role in the play based on the novel of the same name by Andrei Bely "Peterburg". Strakhov plays Nikolai Ableukhov.In 1999 he transferred to the Mossovet Theater, which was led by the legendary Armen Dzhigarkhanyan. Here he plays Sebastian in Shakespeare's “The Twelfth Night”, the Moroccan prince in “The Merchant of Venice”.
From 2001 to 2003, in the career of Daniel, the Theater on Malaya Bronnaya took the first place, where he then returns in 2009 and plays in it to the present. In the biography of the actor Daniil Strakhov, this theater played a big role, because, as was said, it was from there that his tutor was who helped him enroll in the Shchukin School. The audience remembers him by the bright roles of Dorian Gray in "The Portrait of Dorian Gray", Caligula in the eponymous production, Victor in "Warsaw Melody", Ivan Khlestakov in Gogol's "Examiner".
At the same time, Daniil Strakhov's filmography is replenished, the actor is working very fruitfully. He appears in the television tapes "The Fifth Corner", "Maroseyka, 12", "Always Say Always," "Leading Roles", "Women's Logic 2", "Evlampiya Romanova. The investigation leads the amateur."
Soon the actor gets the first leading roles. In 2003, Daniil Strakhov’s filmography is replenished with Peter Stein’s multi-part historical drama Poor Nastya.He gets one of the key male images - Baron Korf. Participation in this series brings him all-Russian fame and popularity. After that, the main roles in the filmography of Daniel Strakhov are becoming more common.
"Children of the Arbat"
In 2004, another significant film appeared in the filmography of Daniil Aleksandrovich Strakhov - the drama of Andrei Eshpay “Children of the Arbat”. The film tells about the period of Soviet history from 1933 to 1943. This is a screen version of the famous trilogy written by Anatoly Rybakov.
The main character is involved in the political case and falls under the rush of repression, when the real and full-scale terror in the country has not yet begun.
The viewer is immersed in the atmosphere of the Kremlin offices and ordinary communal apartments, university auditoriums, where life is in full swing and fierce disputes are fought. Events unfold even in prison cells, where every year more and more Soviet citizens get. In this picture, Strakhov plays the role of Yuri Sharok.
Ministry of Defense award
In 2006, the hero of our article receives an unusual award for an actor. The Russian Ministry of Defense awards him for his role as Senior Lieutenant Pankratov in Andrei Malyukov’s four-part military drama “The Storm Gates”.The film tells about the events of the Second Chechen War. To many, she recalled the real battle at 776, which took place in 2000, but the authors of the tape claimed that all the coincidences were random.
At the same time, the film was highly appreciated by the leadership of the country, and he received the award from the hands of Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov.
In 2009, the actor appears in another famous series, in which he again plays the main role. This is an adventure film by Sergey Ursulyak "Isaev." This is a screen version of three works by Julian Semenov dedicated to intelligence officer Maxim Isaev (the story Tenderness, the novels No Password Needed and Diamonds for the Dictatorship of the Proletariat).
The film is set in the 1920s. It tells about the first missions of intelligence officer Isaev, who after a couple of decades became a first-class spy who had infiltrated the top leadership of fascist Germany, and the film "Seventeen Moments of Spring" was made in the USSR.
And in the series "Isaev" it is told how the service of a young intelligence officer began.
To begin with, he had to go to Revel (present-day Tallinn), in which he stops the smuggling of valuables stolen from the Soviet state repository.
Returning, Isaev meets with Dzerzhinsky, who assigns him a new task.The scout travels to Vladivostok to collect information about the actions and plans of the White Army, which opposes the Bolsheviks in the Civil War. In the final part of this series, Strakhov goes abroad to monitor the emigrants who are carrying out counter-revolutionary activities there.
Interestingly, to perform this role, the actor had to gain about ten kilograms and at the same time train in the gym, because the intelligence officer had to be in good physical shape. But after the filming was completed, Strakhov quickly returned to his usual weight.
In recent years, Strakhov also actively starred in TV shows and movies. Among his latest works are the tapes "Farts", "Leningrad 46", "Ladies disappear at midnight", "Burning Bush", "Family Album", "Fighter's Trail".
The personal life and the filmography of Daniel Strakhov interest many of his fans. It is known that he is married to actress Maria Leonova. Together they have been for many years, the wedding took place in 2000.
Leonova is also a graduate of the Shchukin School, she worked at the Gogol Theater. She made her debut in cinema in 2001 in Sergey Borchukova’s series Ordinary Days.Together with Strahov, she played in the television films "Children of the Arbat," "Always say always."