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Overview (3)

Born in Tallinn, Estonian SSR, USSR [now Estonia]
Birth NameAndrei Sergeevich Batychko
Height 6' 0½" (1.84 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Andrey Batt was born on august 6, 1985 in Tallinn, Estonia. At the age of three, Andrey and his family moved to Moscow, Russia. Even before Andrey started the first grade, he was engaged in drawing.

In 1992, Andrey went to the High School in Moscow that specialized in English Arts and taught English as the primary language. At the young age of nine, he already began acting in local school performances.

At the age of eleven, Andrey started playing basketball for the High School's team. He repeatedly became a champion at the Moscow local and regional championships. While attending school, Andrey became involved in filmmaking and film production. After school graduation, in 2004 Andrey Batt became a director of several independent projects and music videos. He also took on musical composition and songwriting for several American, African and Portuguese artists.

In 2010 Andrey moved to Los Angeles, where he studied acting, filmmaking & film production. Year later, he appeared in a several American TV shows like Justified (2010) in which he starred opposite of Timothy Olyphant and The Walking Dead (2010). After this Andrey gained worldwide reputation among television viewers.

In 2011 Andrey was one of the main contender for a role of a Russian baseball player Ivan Dochenko in a popular American comedy TV show Eastbound & Down (2009) on HBO. Unfortunately for Andrey, the role went to American actor Ike Barinholtz.

While appearing on television, Andrey also started segueing into film roles. He filmed in the Japanese independent film Fighting Spirit, but the movie has not been released yet.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: George Owner

Trivia (4)

Speaks Russian, Ukrainian and English fluently.
Founder of the "Charity Box" (rus: "Blagotvoritel'naya posylka") Foundation, a philanthropic organisation that strives to support kids with disabilities.
Playing basketball since eleven years old.
Performed with a musical halftime show at the Euroleague game.

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