Danila Kozlovsky was born in Moscow and trained at the St Petersburg Theatre Arts Academy. He made his stage debut as ‘Edgar’ in KING LEAR for Maly Drama Theatre, for which he was awarded a Golden Sofit Award for Best Debut. He went on to perform several leading roles for Maly, including ‘Ralph’ in LORD OF THE FLIES and ‘Victor’ in WARSAW MELODY. His most recent stage roles are ‘Lopakhin’ in THE CHERRY ORCHARD, and the title role in HAMLET, both for Maly Drama Theatre. On screen, he first came to prominence when he was awarded Best Actor by the Russian Guild of Film Critics for his performance in GARPASTUM, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival. He also won Best Actor for his role in WE ARE FROM THE FUTURE in 2008 and other film roles followed, most notably in THE TARGET, SISSY, CRIME AND WEATHER, LEGEND NO. 17, VAMPIRE ACADEMY, and SOULLESS - the highest grossing Russian picture of 2012. His most recent film releases are STATUS: SINGLE, FLIGHT, SOULLESS 2, VIKING and HARDCORE HENRY. Danila recently starred as ‘Grigory Mishin’ in the BBC’s MCMAFIA, and will play the role of ‘Oleg’ in Season 6 of VIKINGS.
PLAYING AGE: 30 - 38
LOCATION: RUSSIA (MOSCOW)