Sergei Puskepalis

Actor, film and theatre director. Honored Artist of the Russian Federation.

Sergei Puskepalis was born in 1966. He graduated from the Russian Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS) (Directing Faculty: Theatre Director). He was a theatre director of the Magnitorsk Pushkin Drama Theatre (2003-2007) and the Russian State Academic Drama Theatre named after Fyodor Volkov (2009-2011).

He has production of more than 30 plays in Russian theatres.

He has played about a hundred roles in the theatre, cinema and TV-series.


«Simple Things» (2007, directed by Alexei Popogrebski)

«How I Ended This Summer» (2010, directed by Alexei Popogrebski)

«Metro» (2012, directed by Anton Megerdichev)

«Life and Fate» (2012, directed by Sergey Ursuliak)

«Krik sovy/Cry of the Owl» (2013, directed by Oleg Pogodin)

«Vosmerka/Break Loose» (2013, directed by Aleksey Uchitel)

«The Godfather» (2014, directed by Timur Alpatov)

«Ledokol/The Icebreaker» (2016, directed by Nikolay Khomeriki)

«Chastica vselennoi»(2018, directed by Alena Zvancova)

«Operaciya “Mukhabbat”»(2018, directed by Oleg Fomin)

«Klinch»(2015) was written and directed by Sergei Puskepalis.


2018 – Golden Eagle Award for Best Actor on Television

2010 – Silver Bear for Best Actor at the Berlin International Film Festival

2008 – The Nika Award

2007 – Best Actor Award at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2007 – Best Actor Award at the Sochi Open Russian Film Festival - Kinotavr