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Oleg Taktarov


"Oleg makes an impression." On his DVD commentary for "Righteous Kill" (2008), director Jon Avnet remarks that he needed a powerful actor to play Russian mob enforcer Yevgeny Mugalat, a character who survives six gunshots at close range. International star Oleg Taktarov, born in Sarov, Russia, proved uniquely capable of fulfilling Avnet's demanding... See full bio »

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Known For

Predators
Predators Nikolai
(2010)
National Treasure
(2004)
We Own the Night
We Own the Night Pavel Lubyarsky
(2007)
15 Minutes
15 Minutes Oleg Razgul
(2001)

Filmography

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 2018 Den of Thieves (filming)
Alexi
 2017 Battle of the Drones (post-production)
Grigori Romanov
 2017 Frat Pack (completed)
Motel Receptionist
 2017 Dead Trigger
 2016/II Beyond the Game
 2015 Vremenno nedostupen (TV Mini-Series)
Kolya Derizubov
 2014 Reach Me
Man in Park
 2014 Viy
Gritsko
 2013 Kurer iz 'Raya'
Demidov, Under Investigation
 2013 Byvshaya zhena (TV Series)
Viktor Mikhailovich Lukin
- Episode #1.12 ... Viktor Mikhailovich Lukin
- Episode #1.1 ... Viktor Mikhailovich Lukin
 2013/II Betrayal
Yuri
 2013 Bilet na Vegas
Borya
 2013/II Officer Down
Oleg Emelyanenko
 2012 Leto volkov (TV Mini-Series)
Klimar
- Episode #1.6 (2012) ... Klimar
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... Klimar
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Klimar
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Klimar
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Klimar
 2011 Battlefield 3 (Video Game)
Dimitri 'Dima' Mayakovsky (voice)
 2011 Generation P
Vovchik
 2011 Operezhaya vystrel (TV Series)
 2010 Supreme Champion
Blade (as Oleg 'Russian Bear' Taktarov)
 2009 Khranitel (TV Series)
Egor
 2009 Put
Polkovnik Dilov
 2009 Tayna Chingis Khaana
Kuchulun Khan
 2008 Righteous Kill
Yevgeny Mugalat
 2008 Montana
Nikolai
 2007 Rockaway
Ivan
 2007 Sekunda do... (TV Series)
 2006 Miami Vice
Russian Security
 2006 Sdvig
Fetisov
 2005 Okhota na izyubrya (TV Mini-Series)
Kamaz
- Episode #1.12 ... Kamaz
- Episode #1.5 ... Kamaz
- Episode #1.1 ... Kamaz
- Episode #1.8 ... Kamaz
- Episode #1.11 ... Kamaz
 2005 Zovi menya Dzhinn
Ufa
 2003 Alias (TV Series)
Gordei Volkov
- The Two (2003) ... Gordei Volkov
 2003 Red Serpent
Sergei
 2003 Bad Boys II
Josef
 2001 The Quickie
Boris
 2001 My Friend's Love Affair (Short)
Boris
 2001 God Lives Underwater: Fame (Short)
Oleg Razgul
 1999 Combate Mortal (TV Series)
Oleg Taktarov
 1998 Counter Measures (Video)
Engineer Dimitri
 1997 Air Force One
Prison Guard #2
 1997 Absolute Force
Agent Borris Checkniov
 1997 JAG (TV Series)
Russian Officer
- Cowboys & Cossacks (1997) ... Russian Officer
 1996 Total Force
Boris
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Other Works:

Appears in God Lives Underwater's "Fame" music video.

Alternate Names:

Oleg 'Russian Bear' Taktarov

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

In acting, it's the fundamentals that are important, and that's where my success comes from. I have a desire to work on the details so I will be good enough to work with the best actors and directors in the world, which is what I'm doing now. See more »

Trivia:

Birthplace (Arzamas-16) is/was the home of the Soviet nuclear weapons program (equivalent to Los Alamos, New Mexico in the US program) See more »

Trademark:

Is best known for his crippling leg locks See more »

Nickname:

The Russian Bear

Star Sign:

Virgo

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