Arturas Aleksejevas

Arturas Aleksejevas



Arturas Aleksejevas (born August 2, 1961 in Vilnius, Lithuania) is a Lithuanian actor and director. He is best known for his roles in the films The Summer of Sangaile (2015) and The Man in the Orange Jacket (2019).

Aleksejevas began his career as an actor in the Lithuanian National Theatre in 1987. He performed in a number of plays, including Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Chekhov’s The Seagull. In 2004, Aleksejevas made his film debut with the Lithuanian feature film The Summer of Sangaile, in which he played the role of a father.

In the following years, Aleksejevas appeared in various films and television series, most notably in the Lithuanian crime series Rulers of the Streets (2006) and The Way of the Wolf (2010). In 2011, Aleksejevas made his directorial debut with the feature film The Man in the Orange Jacket, which won the Lithuanian National Film Prize.

Since then, Aleksejevas has continued to direct, act, and write for both film and television. He has appeared in films such as Countess of Monte Cristo (2012), The Temptation (2013), and The Tenants (2016). He has also directed a number of short films, including In the Woods (2014) and The Path (2018).

In addition to his film work, Aleksejevas has also directed several plays, including a production of Othello in 2015. He has also served as a jury member for a number of film festivals, including the Vilnius International Film Festival (VIFF) in 2017.

Aleksejevas’ work has been recognised with numerous awards, including Best Actor at the Montreal World Film Festival (2013) and Best Lithuanian Feature Film at the International Film Festival of Vilnius (2014). He has also been honoured with the Order of Merit for Lithuania in 2014.

Arturas Aleksejevas is an accomplished actor, director, and writer who has contributed significantly to Lithuanian cinema. His work has been recognised with numerous awards and he continues to be an influential figure in the Lithuanian film industry.

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