Yuriy Krapov, ‘Kvartal 95’ studio actor
Dossier: Yuriy Krapov seems to be perhaps the most reasonable, reserved and good-tempered actor of our collective. He is business man. He was at ‘Kvartal 95’ forefront.
Besides taking part in ‘Vecherniy Kvartal’(‘Kvartal in the evening’), Yuriy shoots in trendy programs like ‘Ukraina, vstavay!’(‘Rise, Ukraine!’) , ‘Voskresenye s Kvartalom’ (‘Sunday with Kvartal)’, ‘Boytsovskiy Klub’ (‘The Fight Club’) etc.
Yuriy took part in cinema projects ‘Tri Mushketyora’ (‘Three Musketeers’), ‘Kak kazaky’ (‘Like kazaks did’),’1+1 doma’ (‘1+1 at home’).
But it was KVN which gave his artistic career a start (KVN – Club of the Funny and Inventive – is legendary entertaining TV show, which has been the most popular TV project of about sixth of the world for decades). Being a student he performed in Student`s Theatre of Performing Miniatures accompanied by Yuriy Koryavchenkov. Later Yuriy Krapov as well as Vladimir Zelensky was invited to KVN team. Winning KVN Premier League in 1997, guys created their own team ‘Kvartal 95’ which is worth being called one of the brightest in KVN history.
Biography: Yuriy Krapov was born on 13th of September 1973 in Krivoy Rog. In the age of sixteen he was enrolled to Suvorov Military School. Hard weekdays, a tight rein and strict schedule influenced the way his character was formed. He got features of character indispensable for each man: punctuality, scrupulosity combined with self-support. He graduated from Military school with a gold medal, but propensity to KVN achieved priority in his future life. In 2003 ‘Kvartal 95’ studio appeared based on KVN team. In 2005 Yuriy moved to Kiev with bell, book and candle. The reason is ‘Kvartal’ has become more than merely a job for him, it`s significant part of his life. Yuriy Krapov is happy in family life with wife Lyudmila and son Kostya.