Roaring success of the Russian Bear
Oleg Taktarov, Actor and Ultimate fighting champion
1967 - Born in Sarov, Nizhny Novgorod Region
1990 - Graduates, Polytechnic College, Nizhny Novgorod
1995 - Wins Ultimate fighting champion 6
1997 - Hollywood film debut, "Air Force One"
1998 - Studies, L.A. Playhouse West Theatrical College
2008 - Russian film debut, "Montana"
He is, probably, the most successful Russian in Hollywood. On February 6 a new movie, the crime blockbuster 'Montana' had its first public showing in Moscow. The leading role is played by Oleg Taktarov, also known as the 'Russian Bear'.