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Mikhail Vitalievich Gorevoy (Russian: Михаил Витальевич Горевой; born 19 May 1965) is a Soviet and Russian actor, occasionally credited as Michael Gor in English language productions, best known internationally for playing Vladimir Popov in the James Bond film Die Another Day. He also played the role of Ivan Alexandrovich Schischkin in Bridge of Spies.

Mikhail Gorevoy
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Mikhail Gorevoy, 2010
Mikhail Vitalievich Gorevoy

(1965-05-19) 19 May 1965 (age 54)
Alma materMoscow Art Theater
OccupationActor, director, teacher
Years active1988-present

Early lifeEdit

Mikhail Gorevoy graduated with honors from the Moscow Art Theater School in 1987, and began his acting career in theater at the Sovremennik Theatre.[1]


His film debut was in the 1988 Russian film Step (directed by Alexander Mitta).[2] He traveled to the United States in 1992, living in New York City and Boston, where he worked various jobs including teaching the Stanislavski method. Gorevoy returned to Russia in 1996 and established his own theater. He continues to act in film.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Gorevoy has one son, Dmitriy, who is also an actor.


Year Title Role Notes
1989 Gran
1992 Alyaska, ser!
1993 Auktsion Sidorov
1996 President i ego zhenshchina Aleks
2002 Die Another Day Vladimir Popov
2003 Antikiller 2: Antiterror
2005 Mirror Wars Manfred
2005 Male Season: Velvet Revolution clerk
2006 Space Race Ivan Serov 2 episodes, TV Series documentary
2006 Shift Markov
2006 Tochka
2007 Begushchaya po volnam Captain Ghez
2008 Yarik buyer TV movie
2008 Shadowboxing 2: Revenge Michael Lewinsky
2009 The Best Movie 2 Gorbunov
2009 Way man in black
2009 LOpuKHI Pomoshchnik Bossa
2009 Hooked on the Game Viktor Pokrovskiy
2009 Kromov Goncharov
2010 The House of the Sun KGB officer
2010 Na igre 2. Novyy uroven Pokrovskiy
2011 Pyat nevest Kuzichev
2011 Varene iz sakury Lender
2011 Shadowboxing 3: Last Round Michael Lewinsky
2012 Mamy (segment "Ya - ne Kolya" )
2012 Nightingale - Robber Grigory Polyakov
2014 Chempiony Trener
2014 Some Like It Cold Igor Leonidovich
2014 Is Light on Sight Boris
2014 Fort Ross Kapitan piratov
2015 Bridge of Spies Ivan Schischkin
2016 Skiptrace Dima
2017 The Hitman's Bodyguard Livitin
2018 Svideteli 'Skripka' - Richard
2018 Papa, sdokhni Yevgenich
2018 Unforgiven Vladimir Savchuk
2018 Hunter Killer Admiral Dmitriy Durov


  1. ^ a b Горевой М.В.: Биография (in Russian). Archived from the original on 26 April 2012. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
  2. ^ Горевой М.В.: Фильморафия (in Russian). Archived from the original on 26 April 2012. Retrieved 1 December 2011.

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