Alexander Ilyin: biography, career, personal life, interesting facts

Alexander Ilyin was born into a creative family. This event occurred on 22 November 1983. His father is also an actor. And his name is Alexander, too. The entertainer’s brothers also linked their lives to cinema. They are called Ilya and Alexei. Popular among moviegoers and the uncle of our hero — Vladimir Ilyin. Naturally, only an actor could have been born into such a family.

Alexander’s childhood was common. He studied, played football. He planned to be not an actor but a clergyman. However, several years passed and the guy decided to continue the family business.

Alexander made his way to cinematography thanks to his own powers. He didn’t need help from known relatives. After receiving his certificate, Alexander passed his examinations at the first attempt at the Shchepkin School. After completing his studies, he performed on the stage of the Russian Army Theatre for several years. Then there was service at RamT. In 2006, Alexander Ilyin decided to pay all the attention to acting career, so he stopped performing on theatrical backbenches.

A career in cinematography

Alexander played his debut role at an early age. Appeared in the image of a messenger in the film “Little Things of Life”. He received his next role after 5 years. The filmography of Alexander Ilyin was supplemented by the film project “Schizophrenia”.

Roles in projects such as “Simple Truths” and “Cadets” of special popularity to the novice artist did not bring. But it was noticed by the directors. Invitations to participate in filming began to be received, which our hero never thought to refuse.

Alexander Ilyin became a truly famous and beloved actor, having starred in the film project “Interns”. Got the role of Lobanov. Along with him, actors such as Kristina Asmus, Ivan Okhlobystin and Ilya Glinnikov worked on set.

In the filmography of Alexander Ilyin it should be distinguished such pictures as “Coach”, “Time of the First”, “The Legend of Kolovrat”,” Translator.”

Music career

In 2010, Alexander Ilyin founded his own punk band. The name was invented by the whole team. Musicians under the original name “Plan Lomonosov” perform. In his own band, Alexander is a vocalist.

The first album went on sale a year after the band was founded. A few more months later, a second album was recorded. Several more discs have been released in a couple of years.

Successes outside the set

About his personal life Alexander Ilyin doesn’t like to talk. It is revealed that he has a civil wife and child. With his wife Yulia Alexander met as a child. They rested at the same dacha together. The girl is 6 years younger than the actor. It has nothing to do with the realm of cinema.

In 2018, Julia gave birth to a child. The son was named Alexander by the happy parents. The wedding is out of the question yet. According to Alexander, they are comfortable and without a stamp in their passport.

Interesting facts

  1. Alexander Ilyin is a football fan. If there is an opportunity, attends CSKA team matches.
  2. From the theater Alexander left when he finally realized that he had become boring to perform on stage.
  3. Alexander is fond of mountain tourism. Topics such as metaphysics and philosophy are interested in the actor.
  4. He got his first role when he was 9 years old.
  5. During filming in the miniseries project “Interns” Alexander managed to get injured. He broke his leg. Because of this, screenwriters had to invent new stories to justify appearing in the shot of an actor with plaster.

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