Mashkov most recently starred in THE EDGE (KRAY) a post WWII drama that was Russia's 2011 submission for Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscar Awards. For his role, Mashkov received Russia's prestigious "Best Actor Golden Eagle Award. US audiences will be able to see Mashkov in the highly anticipated fourth installment in the MISSION IMPOSSIBLE franchise opposite Cruise and Jeremy Renner; the film is due for release in December, 2011.
Mashkov received great acclaim in the Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated film THE THIEF, for which he received the Best Actor Award at the Nika Awards (Russia's equivalent of the Oscars). Variety described Mashkov as a "handsome thief who dominates the film with his self-assured charm."
Mashkov is best known to US audiences for playing an assassin in BEHIND ENEMY LINES opposite Gene Hackman and Owen Wilson. He also starred opposite Jennifer Jason Leigh in Sergey Bodrov's crime drama THE QUICKIE and DANCING AT THE BLUE IGUANA directed by Michael Radford (IL POSTINO).
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