9 may, 1967
Fedor Bondarchuk is a famous Russian actor, director, film producer, tv producer, clipmaker, tv host. He was born on May 9, 1967 in Moscow, Russia, and brought up in the family of actress Irina Skobtseva and internationally acclaimed film actor and an Academy Award-winning director. Sergey Bondarchuk. He was no stranger to the world of cinema since his early childhood. In 1985 when the school was over Fedor became a student of Russian State Institute of Cinematography(VGIK). In 1991 he was graduated from the class of Yuri Ozerov as a film director. His actor debut was in 1986 in the movie Boris Godunov (1986) where he was acting with his father. Fedor is a founder of Art Pictures Group company, which he founded in 1991 together with his friend Stepan Mikhalkov, and reorganized it in Art Pictures Studio in 2006 with his partner Dmitriy Rudovskiy. The main area of the company is film and video production and distribution. In 2001 he received his first movie award Sozvezdie as the best actor, for the movie Kino pro kino (2002) (Cinema about cinema). As a film-producer Fedor Bondarchuk started his career in 2002 with the movie V dvizhenii (2002) (In action). Since that time he has produced over a dozen of film-projects that had a great success and box office history. Bondarchuk is a winner of TEFI award in 2003 (Tefi is the Russian equivalent of Emmy award) in nomination "The best host of the entertainment tv-show". Fedor Bondarchuk is a creator of movie 9 rota (2005) which became the most profitable Russian movie at the box office of 2005, the film won 7 movie awards and was 8 time nominated. It was his feature length directorial debut. This movie broke box office record. The 9th company became the first Russian movie earned $ 25 million. It was the reanimation of Russian film-industry. In 2006 The 9th Company was a candidate from Russia to be nominated on Academy Award Oscar. Also Fedor created a dilogy Obitaemyy ostrov (2008). In 2006 he received from Boris Strugatskiy agreement and rights for the film adaptation of fantastical novel Inhabited Island. And after that was 222 days of it's filming. Dilogy became the most discussed premieres of the 2009 year. Production and distribution of Inhabited Island were realized by Fedor Bondarchuk's film company Art Pictures Studio. Movie earned $30 million and took the third place of the box office of CIS area in 2009. In 2012 Bondarchuk received Golden eagle award in nomination The Best Actor for his role in the movie Dva dnya (2011) (Two days) by Dunya Smirnova.