Biography of Maxim Drozd

Maxim Drozd is a popular actor loved by the audience by courageous brutal images of strong men embodied on the screen: “Consultant”, “According to the laws of wartime”, “Murka”, “And the Dawns Here are Quiet”, “Foundry”, “Silent Hunt”, "Outdoor surveillance".
Maxim Georgievich DrozdMaxim Georgievich Drozd

Childhood and family

Maxim Drozd - the successor of the glorious acting dynasty. The future actor was born in Odessa on March 11, 1968. His father is the People's Artist of the USSR Georgy Drozd, known for his work in many wonderful Soviet films (Mikhail Lomonosov, Charlotte's Necklace, etc.). Maxim's mother is theater actress Lyudmila Kurortnik. Not surprisingly, a boy from childhood dreamed of a creative profession.
Maxi Drozd in childhoodMaxi Drozd in childhood
By occupation, parents often had to move from place to place. So Maksim found himself first in Riga, then in Moscow, and spent his teenage years in Kiev, and not in the most prosperous district of the Ukrainian capital - on Shulyavka. To be able to stand up for himself in the yard dismantling, Maxim enrolled in the boxing section.The trainings so fascinated the teenager that he soon achieved serious results and became a master of sports.
Actor George Drozd, Maxim Drozd's fatherActor George Drozd, Maxim Drozd's father
In an interview, the actor admitted that he spent his youth between teenage hooliganism and reading books.
“I got everyday experience on the street, I could not do without port. So I can't say that I was an intelligent teenager. ”
At sixteen, the young man seriously "ill" movie. At that time, video halls began to appear everywhere, where Soviet teenagers with admiration discovered for themselves the masterpieces of world cinema. Maxim was no exception and devoted all his free time to watching movies. After graduating from school, he took the documents to the theatrical university, but, despite the loud name, did not pass through the competition.
In the photo: Maxim Drozd and Mikhail PorechenkovIn the photo: Maxim Drozd and Mikhail Porechenkov
The next two years, the young man devoted service to the amphibious troops, which became for him an excellent school of life and fostered qualities that were soon useful in the acting profession.
Frame from the TV series "Russian double"Frame from the TV series "Russian double"

Career

Demobilized, Max went to Moscow and filed documents to the Moscow Art Theater School.This time fortune smiled at him, and he became a student at the acting workshop of Avant-garde Leontiev.
Interview with Maxim Drozd
Maxim Drozd on the set of the series “2 + 2Once graduate, the beginning artist worked for some time in the Yermolova Theater, but soon changed the theatrical stage to a cinematic stage. By this time, he had already had several rather notable film roles (“Afghan”, “What a Wonderful Game”).
"Afghan": the first role of Maxim Drozd in the movie"Afghan": the first role of Maxim Drozd in the movie
The young textured actor with a brutal appearance was noticed by the directors and they began to willingly call for the role of bandits and villains. At one time, this line upset him greatly, Maxim wanted to break out of the vicious circle, and he took a pause for five whole years. These years have helped collect thoughts and change the actor's worldview. He became deeper and more tolerant, came to faith, and to this day he asks his spiritual father to bless each role.
Currently, there are about sixty works in the cinema, the most striking of which are the roles in the films “Liquidation”, “Diversant”, “Pseudonym Albanian”, “Shtrafbat”, “Piranha Hunt”, “Citizen Head” and others .
Maxim Drozd in the series "Murka"Maxim Drozd in the series "Murka"

Maxim Drozd's personal life

High athletic actor with a courageous appearance has always enjoyed great success with women. His first wife was school friend Lilia Fomina, a gymnast, ballerina and choreographer. Wedding lovers played in 1991. Their daughter Dasha also became an athlete - she is the European table tennis champion. Having lived for eleven years in wedlock, Maxim and Lily split up peacefully in 2002.
The first wife of Maxim Drozd - choreographer Liliya FominaThe first wife of Maxim Drozd - choreographer Liliya Fomina
The second wife, Anastasia Brovkina, also turned out to be an athlete, a master of sports in swimming. She gave birth to her husband of two children, Egor and Maria, and in 2010 gave way to a new passion of the loving Maxim, actress Victoria Poltorak.
In the photo: Maxim Drozd and Anastasia BrovkinaIn the photo: Maxim Drozd and Anastasia Brovkina
They met on the set and soon got married. In the third marriage, another daughter was born - Sophia, named after Sophie Marceau. But this union did not last long. Five years later, the couple broke up.
The third spouse of the actor - Victoria PoltorakThe third spouse of the actor - Victoria Poltorak
With all his wives, the actor has maintained a good relationship, takes care of the children and tries, as far as possible, to take part in their upbringing.More than once he admitted that he was thinking of going to a monastery and becoming a novice, like his mother, who left the theater stage and turned to faith.
"Women like me." Fragments
In 2015, Maxim's father, who was the closest actor, passed away. It was he who instilled a love for reading to little Maxim, recommending the novel “Fathers and Sons” to his sixth-grader son. It is thanks to him that Drozd Jr. returned to the acting profession after a creative break in the 90s.

Maxim Drozd now

In 2017, Maxim, along with his colleague Vladimir Yepifantsev, became the presenters of the new show on the NTV channel “Like in Cinema”. The documentary project is devoted to real stories of ordinary people who managed to get out of seemingly intractable situations.
Maxim Drozd in the series "Husband with home delivery"Maxim Drozd in the series "Husband with home delivery"
For 2017, the premiere of the detective series “Lighthouse Keeper” is also scheduled, in which Maxim Drozd is assigned the main role.

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