Yury Nikolayevich Chernov (Russian: Юpий Никoлаeвич Чepнoв; born April 24, 1949) is a Soviet and Russian actor of theatre and cinema. Honored artist of Russia (29.08.1994) and People's Artist of Russia (10.01.2008).
Yuri was born April 24, 1949 in the city of Kuibyshev. Graduated from the Moscow Circus School and GITIS.
Appeared in films since 1968 - in the film We'll Live Till Monday played high school students Syromyatnikov.
In 1969 he was already approved by the director Vladimir Motyl on the role Petrukha who later became a very popular Soviet action movie White Sun of the Desert , but Yuri chose circus way.
Played in the Moscow Theater of Miniatures, and since 1994 at the Theater of the Moon. Since 2004 - an actor of theater School of Modern Drama.
From 1995 to 2000 he was a co-host of a game show Wheel of History.
In 1999, together with other well-known artists participated in the project Victor Merezhko and composer Yevgeny Bednenko Sing the stars of theater and cinema , where successfully performed as a singer of songs. The project resulted in concerts and music CD, released in the United States and dubbed Radio MPS.
In addition to the movie was filmed in the comic newsreels Fitil and Yeralash and was one of the leading popular children's television program Spokoynoy nochi, malyshi!.
Actively working for the disabled and the Company is engaged in publishing. Teaches at the Institute of Folk Art (guitar, harmonica, vocals).
In 2013 - actor Theater of Satire.
He is married and has two children.