Russian actor, film director, producer and Sochi 2014 Ambassador
““The Olympic Games is an exciting new challenge in my life and I’m interested to discover how my new role will influence my future work...”
Fedor Bondarchuk is an actor, film director, script writer, television presenter and Ambassador of the Sochi 2014 Cultural Olympiad. Fedor was born in Moscow on May 9, 1967 to actress, Irina Skobtseva and film director, Sergey Bondarchuk.
Fedor completed art school and secondary school at No. 31, located at Vernadskogo avenue in Moscow, specializing in English. After school, he attended the directing and production faculty (Igor Talankin's studio) of the VGIK (the Russian State University of Cinematography), where he studied for 2 years. Fedor also served in the army in Krasnoyarsk, in the training unit and Alabin (Moscow Region), in the cavalry regiment. The set of the well-known film War and Peace. After leaving the army in 1989, Fedor continued with his studies.
After graduating, Fedor began producing and directing films, which he often acted in. In addition to his work in the film industry, Fedor presented many well-known television programs and also spent some time working as a teacher.
In 2003 Fedor received a ТEFI award.