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Igor Jijikine ( born July 4, 1965) is a Russian actor working in Los Angeles and Moscow.
Over the recent years, Igor has worked with such directors as Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood and J. J. Abrams and has appeared in numerous commercial spots for major brands.
Igor is also an accomplished sportsman and stage performer. He was honored as Master of Sports in the USSR and has performed with the Moscow State Circus, Donn Arden’s “Jubilee” and Cirque du Soleil's "Mystere" in Las Vegas.
In Steven Spielberg's Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Igor plays the role of Dovchenko (originally portrayed by the late Pat Roach), the ruthless leader of the Soviet commando team searching for the crystal skull.
Jijikine appeared in the Real-time strategy games, Emperor: Battle for Dune, Red Alert 2 and its expansion Yuri's Revenge, by Westwood Studios. But as well as appearing in the games' cutscene sequences, he modeled as a soviet soldi