Igor Gindis

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Igor Markovich Gindis (Russian: Игорь Маркович Гиндис, born February 8, 1965) is a Russian journalist, rock musician and actor. He is a presenter of show "Dezhurnyi po gorodu" (Russian: "Дежурный по городу", City Duty) on the TV channel "Rifey-Perm" in Perm Krai, Russia.[1] In 2006, according to the results of a public opinion poll, conducted by the department of sociological monitoring of Perm Krai administration, Igor Gindis led the list of most famous journalists of Perm and Perm Krai. He obtained 22.5% votes in Perm Krai and 35.1% votes in Perm (Anna Vodovatova, his colleague from "City Duty", took the second place in the city and the third place in the krai).[2][3]

Acting career

Although Igor Gindis didn't get actor's education, he played several roles in the shows of theatres of Perm. His debut was the main role in the show of Novy Theatre "Whole Shakespeare in two hours".[4] In the comedy "Hamster Day" by Mikhail Eliseev he played two roles: Irina Khakamada and "dream man".[5] In 2007 he played the role of Takhir Zakirov in the show of Perm Academic Drama Theatre "Posing as a Victim" (Russian: "Изображая жертву"), based on a play by the Presnyakov brothers, staged by Boris Milgram.[4]

Musical career

In 1996 Gindis founded the rock band "Batrachomyomachia" (Russian: Батрахомиомахия). This name goes from the Ancient Greek comic epic "Batrachomyomachia" (Ancient Greek: Βατραχομυομαχια, Battle of Frogs and Mice).[6]


  1. Shows. Rifey-Perm. (Russian)
  2. Talents and admirers. Business Class #43 (108), October 23, 2006. (Russian)
  3. Television of Perm in a mirror of number and opinions. Mestnoye Vremya #42, October 25, 2006. (Russian)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Interview, RMCPK, Faculty of Management and Business. (Russian)
  5. Groundhog Day in Russian, Today in Perm. (Russian)
  6. Igor Gindis: I'm not in a hurry. Bogatey Magazine.(Russian)

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