Alexander Andrejewitsch Petrow (Schauspieler)

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Alexander Petrov (2017)

Aleksandr Andreyevich Petrov(Russian Александр Андреевич Петров; born 25 January 1989 in Pereslavl-Salessky, Yaroslavl Oblast) is a Russian actor.


In 2012, Petrov completed his acting studies at the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts[1](GITIS) and subsequently worked at the Moscow theatres Et cetera and Yermolova Theatre, among others.[2]

In the television series VIP Policeman, Petrov played the young investigator and daredevil Grisha Ishmalov, who is responsible for protection and order in the luxury district of Rublyovka. In 2017, he played one of the main roles in Fyodor Bondarchuk’s science fiction film Attraction.[3] In 2019, he played the lead role, Streltsov, in the film of the same name. He also took on the title role in the trilogy about Russian writer Nikolai Gogol in 2017-2019.

In 2019, he was awarded the Russian film prize Golden Eagle.[4]


From 2015 to 2019, Petrov was in a relationship with Russian actress Irina Starschenbaum.[5][6] Since 2019, he has been dating actress Stasya Miloslavskaya.[7]

Filmography (selection)

  • 2013: Summer holidays(Летние каникулы)
  • 2015: Farza(Фарца; TV series, 8 episodes)
  • 2015: The Method(Метод; TV series, 11 episodes)
  • 2015: Sparta(Ѕпарта; TV series, 8 episodes)
  • 2016-2018: VIP Policeman[8](Полицейский с Рублёвки; film series)
  • 2017: Attraction(Притяжение)
  • 2017: Eclipse – Battle of the Magicians(Затмение)
  • 2017: Chronicles of Darkness – Part 1: The Black Rider(Гоголь. Начало)
  • 2018: Chronicles of Darkness – Part 2: The Demon Hunter(Гоголь. Вий)
  • 2018: Chronicles of Darkness – Part 3: Bloody Revenge(Гоголь. Страшная месть)
  • 2018: Whenever you’re with me
  • 2018: T-34(Т-34)
  • 2019: Gogol(Гоголь; TV series, 8 episodes)
  • 2019: Anna
  • 2019: The Hero(Герой)
  • 2019: Text(Текст)
  • 2019: Strelzow(Стрельцов)
  • 2020: Attraction 2 – Invasion(Вторжение)

Awards (selection)

  • 2018: GQ: Man of the Year in two categories, “Actor of the Year” and “L’art de vivre”[9]
  • 2019: Golden Eagle (best male role on television, television series Sparta)

Web links

Commons: Alexander Petrov (actor)– Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual references

  1. Александр Петров, Биография, (russian)
  2. Биография Александра Петрова, (russian)
  3. Саша Петров: “Хотелось сделать что-то необычное и очень честное”,, 16 November 2016 (Russian)
  4. “Золотой орел”: “Война Анны” – лучший фильм,, 25 January 2019 (Russian)
  5. Федор Бондарчук был против романа Петрова и Старшенбаум,, 30 January 2017 (Russian)
  6. Петров женится на Старшенбаум, (russian)
  7. Александр Петров, биография, новости, фото, (russian)
  8. VIP Policeman,
  9. Премия “GQ Человек года”: Александр Петров победил в номинации S.T. Dupont,, 10 September 2018