Andrey Ilyin

Андрей Ильин



Honored artist of Russia

He was born on July 18, 1960 in Moscow.

In 1979 he graduated from Gorky Theatrical School (course of B. Naravtsevich), and in 1983 – from the acting department of Riga Conservatory (workshop of A. Kats).

After graduation from the conservatory he served in the Soviet Army (infantry, reconnaissance detachment). The last six months of his army time he spent at the Ensemble of Song and Dance of the Baltic Defense Command.

After that, Ilyin had worked at Riga Theater of Russian Drama for ten and a half years.

Later, he also worked at Mossovet Theater.

In 2000, he was admitted to Chekhov Art Theater of Moscow.

He is currently engaged in plays at Mossovet Theater, Chekhov Art Theater of Moscow, Art-Partner XXI Theatrical Agency, LA`THEATER and Sergei Bezrukov’s Theater.

In 2011 director Mikhail Tsitriniak invited Andrei to Vakhtangov Theater for the part of George Schneider in “Games of the Lonely,” and in 2014 the actor took the Vakhtangov Theater Stage again as George Pitou in the play “Crawfish Cry” staged by Mikhail Tsitriniak.

From 1 September 2015, joined the troupe of the Theater Vakhtangov.