Sergei Vytauto Puskepalis (Russian: Сергей Витауто Пускепалис; born 15 April 1966) is a Russian actor and theatre director. He is best known for his roles in the award-winning movies Simple Things (2006) and How I Ended This Summer (2010), both directed by Alexei Popogrebski. For his performances, he won a Nika Award for Best Actor in 2008, as well as a Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival in 2010.
He was born in 1966 to a Lithuanian father and a Bulgarian mother from Moldova, in Kursk, then Soviet Union.
Sergei Puskepalis studied in Saratov, the Saratov Drama School, then went active duty in the Soviet Navy, worked as an actor in the Saratov Youth Theatre, studied at the Russian Institute of Theatre Arts, he graduated in 2001.
After graduating from the Moscow GITIS put the play "Twenty-Seven" Alexey Slapovsky and this performance was one of the festival "Baltic House Festival Theatre|Baltic House". Then I put the play by A. Slapovsky "From red to green rat star" in Omsk "Fifth theater". Puskepalis and Slapovsky - permanent co-authors, Sergei Puskepalis repeatedly staged performances of his plays.
He worked as a director in the Samara theater "Monday". From May 2003 to 2007 Sergei Puskepalis - chief director of the Magnitogorsk Drama Theatre named after A. S. Pushkin. 2007 - production director of the Moscow theater studio under the direction of Oleg Tabakov. From June 2009 to February 2010 - chief director of the Russian State Academic Drama Theater named after Fyodor Volkov in city of Yaroslavl.
For productions productions invited to the most famous Russian drama theaters.
The film was withdrawn in 2003. The first role was a cameo. With the film director Alexei Popogrebski met on the set of the film "Roads to Koktebel", which starred Sergei Puskepalis son Gleb Puskepalis actor. Later Popogrebsky invited Sergei Puskepalis to starring roles in the films "Simple Things" and "How I Ended This Summer".
In 2015, at the film festival "Golden Apricot" Yerevan premiere of the film Clinch that Sergei Puskepalis removed as a film director. This film adaptation of the play by Alexey Slapovsky that Sergei Puskepalis put in Ufa.
Puskepalis Wife Elena (married since 1991), the son Gleb Puskepalis (b. 1992).
|2006||Simple Things||Sergei Maslov, anesthetist|
|2009||Spring is coming||Pavel Nikolaevich|
|2010||Aptekar||Mikhail Streltsov||TV series|
|2010||How I Ended This Summer||Sergei Gulybin, head of the polar station|
|2011||Sibir, Monamur||lieutenant colonel|
|2011||Moy paren - Angel||father Sasha, volcanologist|
|2011||Witness protection||Andrei Meshechko Major||TV series|
|2011||There Was Never a Better Brother||Jalil|
|2012||Life and Fate||Ivan Grekov, Captain||TV series|
|2012||Divorce||Mikhail, Colonel police department||TV series|
|2013||Metro||Andrei Garin, surgeon|
|2013||Owl Creek||Ivan Mitin, the captain of the State Security||TV series|
|2013||Eight||commander of the OMON|
|2014||Godfather||Ilya Alekhine, obstetrician-gynecologist||TV series|
|2015||Battle for Sevastopol||commander|
|2016||The Icebreaker||Valentin Sevchenko|
|2016||Sophia||Casimir IV Jagiellon||TV series|