Yury Bykov

Russian Actor Yury Bykov

Career Timeline

Yuri Bykov was born in 1981 in Novomichurinsk, a small town in the Ryazan region of Russia. Coming

from a family of factory workers, he studied acting in the famous VGIK (Institute of Cinema named after

Gerasimov) and appeared in various theatres of Moscow after receiving his diploma in 2005.

In 2006, Yury Bykov started to write and direct his first short films. In 2009, his short film “The Boss”, in

which he also played the lead role, won the main prize at the All-Russian National film festival Kinotavr.

In 2010, Bykov directed his first feature film, “Live!”, Special Jury Prize at Taipei International Film

Festival. In 2013, his second feature, “The Major”. was selected in Critics’ Week at the Cannes Film

Festival. In 2014, “The Fool” received important awards at the festivals of Locarno (Best Actor Leopard,

Ecumenical Jury Prize, Junior Jury Award, First Prize) and Les Arcs, among many others. Both “The

Major” and “The Fool” enjoyed international theatrical releases. In 2018, “The Factory” was selected as official entry at TIFF, It set to release on 7th February 2019 in Russia.

Yury Bykov both writes and directs his films. He has also edited and scored his early projects, as well as

playing one of the lead roles in “The Major”.

Birth Date
Age 38
Novomichurinsk, Pronsky District, Ryazan Oblast, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia]
  • Actor
  • Director
  • Writer
Film Industry

Top Movies

Top Earning Movies


Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2019 The Factory Armenia, France, Russia Director, Writer 8.00
2019 Seize The Moment Russia director Actor 0.00
2016 Big Village Lights Russia Actor 0.00
2014 Six Degrees of Celebration 1914 Russia Director 0.00
2014 The Fool Russia Director, Writer 0.00
2013 The Major Russia Pavel Kroshunov - Pasha Writer, Actor, Director 0.00
2010 To Live Russia Director 0.00

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