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Pasha D. Lychnikoff

Born in Moscow, a student of Moscow Academy of Dramatic Arts, Pasha (aka Pavel) Lychnikoff, appeared on Moscow's stages in such productions as Googol's Inspector General and Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment. In early 90s Pasha moved to America to pursue his acting career in the United States. Arriving at JFK Airport with five dollars in his pocket, speaking only a few words of English, Pasha made his way to Brighton beach, to Harlem, to Hell's Kitchen, and then to Los Angeles to act.Insights from Jonathan Banks and encouragement from private lessons with The Groundlings' creator Gary Austin, gave Pasha the advantage he needed. Jumping the fence at Twenty Century Fox, paid off, landing Pasha first television guest NYPD Blue.Lychnikoff continues to build an impressive resume in both film and television. He has starred as 'Balzanov,' a Telegraph operator, in a lawless town in the second and third seasons of the critically acclaimed HBO series Deadwood. He just recently joined the cast of Wayne Wang's 1000 Years of Good Prayers and Mike Nichols' Charlie Wilson's War written by Aaron Sorkin. He is also one of the leads in Lions Gate's Trade -Welcome to America with Kevin Kline directed by Marco Kreuzpaintner, produced by Ronald Emmerich due to be released in March of 2007.Pasha's TV credits include series regular role in David Milch and Tony Yarkovich TV drama Big Apple. He has had more than 30 TV guest appearances in shows such as Without a Trace, CSI Miami, The Shield, NYPD Blue, Alias, The Agency, Nash Bridges and others. His feature film credits include "Miami Vice" with Jamie Foxx and Colin Farrell directed by Michael Man, Air Force One with Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman and Playing God with Angelina Jolie, Timothy Hutton and David Duchovny.Pasha has a big passion for theater which extended beyond acting to producing. The Shelter was his recent production debut at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles. The play got 5 Ovation Awards nominations in 2006 in 5 different categories including the World Premier Play, Play Intimate Theater, Direction of a Play, the Ensemble Performance and Lighting Design. His performance in the play got him rave reviews by a number of critics.

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Feb 16, 1967 In Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia]
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series NYPD Blue 1993-09-21
Latest Project:
Series Allegiance 2015-02-05
Known For
Poster of The Blacklist
Poster of New Girl
Poster of Chuck
Poster of The Big Bang Theory
Allegiance Unknown 2015-02-05
Gang Related Unknown 2014-05-22
The Blacklist Unknown 2013-09-23
Bent Vlad 6 episodes, 2012 2012-03-21
Eagleheart Unknown 2011-02-03
The Cape Unknown 2011-01-09
Chaos Unknown 2011-04-01
New Girl Unknown 2011-09-20
Undercovers Unknown 2010-09-22
The Defenders Unknown 2010-09-22
Lie to Me Unknown 2009-01-21
NCIS: Los Angeles Unknown 2009-09-22
My Own Worst Enemy Unknown 2008-09-01
Leverage Unknown 2008-12-07
Childrens Hospital Unknown 2008-12-08
Chuck Unknown 2007-09-24
The Big Bang Theory Unknown 2006-05-01
Deadwood Unknown 2004-03-21
CSI: NY Unknown 2004-09-22
Threat Matrix Unknown 2003-09-18
She Spies Unknown 2002-07-20
The Shield Unknown 2002-03-12
CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
The Agency Unknown 2001-09-20
Alias Unknown 2001-09-30
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction Unknown 1997-05-25
Nash Bridges Unknown 1996-03-29
Dark Skies Unknown 1996-09-21
NYPD Blue Unknown 1993-09-21