Name Igor Petrenko
|Years active 2000–present|
Siblings Irina Petrenko
|Full Name Igor Petrovich Petrenko|
Born August 23, 1977 (age 38) (1977-08-23) Potsdam, East Germany
Spouse Ekaterina Klimova (m. 2004–2014), Irina Leonova (m. 2000–2004)
Children Khoroshilova Elizaveta Ilyinichna, Korney Petrenko, Matvei Petrenko
Parents Tatyana Anatolievna Petrenko, Pyotr Vladimirovich Petrenko
Movies A Driver for Vera, Taras Bulba, The Star, Wolfhound, The Interceptor
Similar People Ekaterina Klimova, Gela Meskhi, Kirill Pletnyov, Irina Leonova, Sergey Gazarov
Ekaterina klimova and igor petrenko
Igor Petrovich Petrenko (Russian: И́горь Петро́вич Петре́нко; born August 23, 1977) is a Russian actor of cinema and theater. In 2002 President of Russia, Vladimir Putin gave him The State prize of Russia.
Was born on August 23, 1977 in Potsdam (GDR) in the family of the Soviet soldiers. His father Pyotr Vladimirovich Petrenko was a lieutenant colonel, and in addition to military service, he was a candidate of chemical sciences. Igor's mother, Tatyana Anatolievna Petrenko, was a professional translator from English. When Igor was three years old, the family moved to Moscow.
As a child, the main hobbies were gymnastics, judo and sambo, when among the favorite school subjects was English language.
In 2000 he was graduated from The Shchepkin Higher Theatre School in Moscow. Igor become famous actor after he was appearing in the "Zvezda" TV Series. Thanks to his role in the Series he won the "Nika" award in the nomination as the "Discovery of the year" in 2003.
For his acting skills, the actor was awarded the Presidential Award (Officially, the State Prize of the Russian Federation), and in 2004 he was awarded the "Triumph" Award as the best young actor.
In 2012, he performed the role of Sherlock Holmes in new series based on the works of Arthur Conan Doyle.
He was married to actress Irina Leonova. Igor met Irina while studying at drama school, and they got married right after graduation in 2000.
Since 2004, he was married to actress Ekaterina Klimova, and they have three children: daughter Liza Khoroshilova (from the first marriage of Klimova) and sons Matvey Petrenko and Korney Petrenko. He met his second wife on the set of the series The Moscow Windows when he was still married to Irina Leonova. Right after he broke up from Irina, Igor made a proposal to Ekaterina Klimova. Petrenko and Klimova divorced on July 10, 2014.
Petrenko has a daughter named Sophia-Karolina (b. 24.12.2014.) with Kristina Brodskaya, an actress from Saint Petersburg.