Artur Smolyaninov

Artur Sergeevich Smolyaninov (Russian: Арту́р Серге́евич Смольяни́нов, born 27 October 1983) is a Russian actor of theater, He is known for playing the role of Oleg Lutaev in The 9th Company.[1][2]

Artur Smolyaninov
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Artur Sergeevich Smolyaninov

(1983-10-27) 27 October 1983 (age 37)
Years active1998–present
Spouse(s)Darya Melnikova


Artur Sergeevich Smolyaninov was born on October 27, 1983 in Moscow. His mother Maria Vladimirovna is an art teacher. The godfather of Artur is Ivan Okhlobystin. He spent his childhood and youth in the city of Korolyov, Moscow Region. Artur has two younger brothers and a sister.[1]

Smolyaninov's cinematic debut was at the age of fourteen in the 1998 film Who, if Not We by Valeriy Priemykhov.[1]

After completing external school at the age of 16, he entered the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts at the acting section of the directing department (course of Leonid Kheifets) at the age of 16, and in 2004 graduated from it with almost a dozen credits in films and on television.[1]

After his acting debut in Who, if Not We, he played in the movie Triumph. The role of Liuto in the film about the Afghan war The 9th Company brought wide popularity to the actor.[1]

Artur Smolyaninov was accepted into the troupe of the Sovremennik Theatre in 2006. In his theatrical performances, he played the father in Family Situations by Biljana Srbljanović, Vikhorev in Stay in Your Own Sled by Alexander Ostrovsky.[1]

Afterwards he had the roles of Soleny in the play "Three Sisters" by Anton Chekhov, the Danish king in "Once Again about the Naked King" Leonid Filatov, Pompey and Gonets in the play "Antony & Cleopatra. Version" of Oleg Bogayev and Kirill Serebrennikov based on the works of William Shakespeare, Prince Gialmar in "Malen" by Maurice Maeterlinck.[1]

Artur Smolyaninov played the main role of ambulance doctor Oleg Samarin in the television series Samara which premiered in 2012 and lasted for two seasons.[1]


Artur Smolyaninov is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Give Life Foundation, organized by Chulpan Khamatova and Dina Korzun, which helps children with oncohematological diseases, and Galchonok, which helps children with organic lesions of the central nervous system. Repeatedly participated in charitable events. Took part in the competitive ice skating show Ice Age in 2014, paired with Olympic champion Tatiana Totmyanina.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

In 2013 he married the actress Darya Melnikova, in October 2015 the couple had a son.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Who if not us Tolyasik
2003 The Suit Geka
2004 Daddy Lёnchik
2004 Mars Gregory
2005 The 9th Company Oleg Lutaev
2006 Heat Artur
2007 1612 Kostka
2008 Nirvana Valera
2009 The Book of Masters Yangul
2009 Ya Geroy / Ya
2010 Burnt by the Sun 2: Exodus Jurka
2010 Yolki Aleksey
2011 Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel Jurka
2011 Five Brides Vadim Dobromyslov
2011 The Darkest Hour Yuri
2011 Ivan Tsarevich and the Gray Wolf Gray Wolf (voice)
2011 Fairytale.Is Hare
2012 Moy paren - angel
2012 Soulless Avdyei
2012 The White Guard adjutant Boyko TV series
2013 Eight Buts
2014 Redirected Doncius
2014 Yolki 1914 Pyotr Kuznetsov
2020 AK-47 engineer Captain Lyuti


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Артур Смольянинов". Russia-1.
  2. ^ Felperin, Leslie (21 May 2006). "Review: '9th Company'". Variety. Retrieved 10 October 2014.

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