Born in Moscow and trained at the St Petersburg Theatre Arts Academy, Danila Kozlovsky is Russia’s biggest star on both stage and screen.
He made his stage debut as Edgar in KING LEAR for Maly Drama Theatre for which he was awarded a Golden Sofit Award for Best Debut. He went on to perform several leading roles for Maly, including Ralph in LORD OF THE FLIES and Victor in WARSAW MELODY. On screen he first came to prominence when he was awarded Best Actor by the Russian Guild of Film Critics for his performance in GARPASTUM, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival. He also won Best Actor for his role in WE ARE FROM THE FUTURE in 2008 and other film roles followed, most notably in THE TARGET, SISSY, CRIME AND WEATHER, LEGEND NO. 17, VAMPIRE ACADEMY and SOULLESS (Universal Pictures – see trailer below) – the highest grossing Russian picture of 2012.
His most recent film releases are STATUS: SINGLE, FLIGHT, SOULLESS 2, VIKING and HARDCORE HENRY.
His most recent stage roles are Lopakhin in THE CHERRY ORCHARD and Hamlet in HAMLET, both for Maly Drama Theatre
He speaks Russian and English.
Coco Mademoiselle film, directed by Joe Wright with Danila Kozlovsky opposite Keira Knightley