16 Facts About Grigoriy Dobrygin


Grigoriy Dobrygin was born in Vilyuchinsk, Kamchatka Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union at the Rybachy Nuclear Submarine Base in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, on the Kamchatka Peninsula is the Russian Far East.

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Grigoriy Dobrygin'sfather was a Soviet Navy submarine captain and his mother was a professional ballet dancer from Moscow, a combination Dobrygin has called a "super-Soviet ideal" match.

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Grigoriy Dobrygin'sfamily returned to Moscow when he was 10 years old in order for him to study dance at the world-renowned Moscow State Academy of Choreography in the Bolshoi Theatre.

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Grigoriy Dobrygin'sfamily lived in the Moscow suburb of Zelenograd, where Dobrygin attended Sports school "Sputnik" and played football.

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Grigoriy Dobrygin has called his first year at GITIS "the worst in my life, " when he lived in fear of being expelled.

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Grigoriy Dobrygin earned worldwide recognition after director Alexei Popogrebsky spotted him at a theatre performance and ended up casting him in How I Ended This Summer .

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Grigoriy Dobrygin won the Best Actor trophy at the 2010 Russian Guild of Film Critics Awards for his performance.

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Grigoriy Dobrygin's first English-language movie was A Most Wanted Man, an adaption of a John le Carre novel.

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Grigoriy Dobrygin portrayed Issa Karpov, a half-Russian, half-Chechen Muslim who flees to Hamburg, where he is targeted as a terrorist by the CIA and German secret service.

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Grigoriy Dobrygin co-starred with Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, in some of Hoffman's last scenes.

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Grigoriy Dobrygin will portray Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich in an upcoming Russian biopic from director Alexei Uchitel about the life of ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya, the mistress to three Grand Dukes.

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Grigoriy Dobrygin was a producer for the film Beloved Sisters, the official German submission for the Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film.

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In 2016, Grigoriy Dobrygin directed a short, Mind the Gap, featuring his A Most Wanted Man co-star Willem Dafoe.

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Grigoriy Dobrygin has stated his intent to return to the dancing world through a film project.

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Grigoriy Dobrygin said his parents are extremely devout and do not watch television or films, although he brought his father, a former submarine captain, to the Moscow premiere of Black Sea.

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Grigoriy Dobrygin is in a relationship with singer and Moscow Art Theatre School acting student Musia Totibadze, the daughter of Georgian painter Konstantin Totibadze.

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