Alexander Kuznetsov (actor)

Alexander Konstantinovich Kuznetsov (Russian: Александр Константинович Кузнецов; December 2, 1959 – June 6, 2019)[1] was a Russian American actor.

Alexander Kuznetsov
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Alexander Konstantinovich Kuznetsov

(1959-12-02)December 2, 1959
DiedJune 6, 2019(2019-06-06) (aged 59)
Years active1981–2019


Kuznetsov was born in the USSR in Petrovka, a small village in Primorsky Krai on the Sea of Japan. He graduated from Schukin Theatrical College. Alexander Kuznetsov made his first appearance in a movie in 1983. He starred in many Russian movies and TV series. Kuznetsov also had a starring role as the titlular character in [[Jack Vosmyorkin, The American.[2]

Aleksander Kuznetsov was a key member of the Malaya Bronaya Theater (1985–1989). He worked in Russia as well as in the United States. He had roles in a number of American television shows, including Nikolai Kossoff in NYPD Blue, as Victor in Crossing Jordan, Capt. Alex Volkonov in JAG and Kazimir Shcherbakov in Alias. Another of his notable roles was the terrorist Ostroff on the thriller series 24.[3]

In 2000 he starred opposite Dolph Lundgren in Agent Red.[4]

In 2014, the actor was diagnosed with cancer.[5] He died on 6 June 2019 in Moscow, Russia.[6]

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  1. ^ Умер актёр «Джека Восьмеркина...» Александр Кузнецов Archived 2019-06-06 at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  2. ^ Голливудская мечта Александра Кузнецова: Как Джек Восьмёркин на самом деле стал американцем (in Russian)
  3. ^ Jack Vosmyorkin at the
  4. ^ Alexander Kuznetsov at VIP RU TV (in Russian)
  5. ^ Александр Кузнецов откровенно рассказал о борьбе с раком
  6. ^ "Aleksandr Kuznetsov, Who Acted in Russian Comedies and American TV Series, Dies at 59".

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