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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 2 July 1955San Tome, Venezuela
Birth NameAndrew Daniel Divoff
Nickname Andy
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

People acknowledged Andrew Divoff and his work from The WishMaster series, though other fans may have noticed him before in movies like Oblivion (1994) and Toy Soldiers (1991). Almost every movie you see Andrew in he always plays the bad guy, which is what we love best about him. A very shy boy when he was younger, Andrew always had the sense of humor no one else could understand. Born in San Tome, Venezuela Andrew Divoff currently resides in Los Angeles. First audition for Andrew was over a pay phone speaking Russian. Andrew has both a high school and college degree.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Kristina Burke

Spouse (1)

Raissa Danilova (29 February 1992 - ?) (divorced)

Trade Mark (3)

Best known as Wishmaster from "Wishmaster" films.
Usually plays a Russian character.
Rich, threatening voice.

Trivia (6)

Has a scar on his right eyebrow.
Likes to hike and go skiing when he's not working on set.
Reads, writes and speaks 8 languages: English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Catalan, Portuguese and Russian. He used to be able to speak a 9th language (Romanian) but forgot the language when he had no one with whom to speak it.
Born to a Venezuelan mother and a Russian father.
He and Ilia Volok have both played Russian antagonists for Harrison Ford in two movies. In Air Force One (1997), Volokh and Divoff both played Russian terrorists who tried to kill Ford's character of "The President of the U.S.". In Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), they both played Russians who also attacked Ford's character of "Indiana Jones".
Lived in the Catalan coast town of Vilassar de Mar from 1973 to 1977, where he learnt to speak Catalan. He worked as a tourist guide in the Costa Brava.

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