Alexander Pikalov, actor, screenwriter, anchorman
Dossier: Famous actor, author and screenwriter Alexander Pikalov comes from KVN like many other members of ‘Kvartal 95’ studio (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). His private collection consists of four Cups for different seasons.
Today we know Alexander Pikalov as one of the great ‘Kvartal’ eight. He takes part in a number of main team projects including ‘Vecherniy Kvartal’ (‘Kvartal in the evening’), ‘Fight Club’, ‘Porobleno v Ukraine’ ( ‘Made in Ukraine’), ‘Vecherniy Kiev’ (‘Kiev in the evening’) etc.
His career also presupposes dozens of roles in popular TV projects, musicals and entertaining shows. Moreover, he`s quite experienced in producing a number of successful projects like ‘Chisto News’ (‘Just News’), ‘Ukraina, vstavay!’ (‘Rise, Ukraine!), ‘Make Comedian Laugh’ etc.
Irreplaceable ‘Kvartal’ actor, Alexander Pikalov is withal one of its key authors – together with Valeriy Zhidkov and Elena Zelenskaya they are working on complex reality project ‘Hoax’.
Biography: Born on 30th of January 1976 in Krivoy Rog (Ukraine). Even at school he stood out among other pupils being real mod and hooligan. He used to study engineering…but an addiction to acting has finally won. He used to lead Student`s Theatre of Performing Miniatures, dedicating to it his first stage steps. Work experience of Alexander is rather wide and various: he`d tried being security, watchman, yardman, erector and even engineer assistant. But his creative personality was fully embodied only in ‘Kvartal’.
Alexander is married with Irina Pikalova, ‘Kvartal 95’ executive producer. They bring up a son Misha, future legend of football. Sometimes they try to train their cat Christmas, but unsuccessfully. Alexander Pikalov is chronic biker. Motorcycles have become more than just a passion, he infects everyone around with this addiction, no matter whether they want it or not. Moreover, he`s Elvis Presley fan living with ‘All is rock-n-roll’ credo. He is really into everything connected to USA 60ies culture. One more hobby is history of Ukraine.