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Alec Utgoff
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Oleg Vladimirovich Utgoff

(1986-03-01) 1 March 1986 (age 37)
Alma mater Drama Centre London
Occupation Actor
Years active 2010–present

Alec Utgoff (Russian: Олег Володимирович Утгоф; born 1 March 1986) is a Ukrainian born British actor. He pursued acting and graduated from the prestigious Drama Centre London. He is known for playing the role of Aleksandr Borovsky in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit and Dr. Alexei in the third season of Stranger Things. His other notable roles include Alexi in San Andreas (2015), Dmitri in Mortdecai (2015) and Yuri/Dimitri in The Wrong Mans (2015).

Early life

Utgoff was born in Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union (now Kyiv, Ukraine) to Roza, a musical conductor, and Vladimir, a heart surgeon who is an honored doctor of modern-day Ukraine. In 1996, at the age of 10, he moved to London, England. His brother Alan, an economist, lives in Moscow and his parents still live in Kyiv. Ethnically he is half Russian, half Ossetian with some ethnic German ancestry on his father's side. He is fluent in Russian, Ukrainian and English.



Year Title Role Notes
2010 The Tourist Fedka
2010 Over the Hills Aaron short
2011 The Why Men Torpedo short
2012 The Seasoning House Josif
2013 Common People Veiko
2013 Outpost: Rise of the Spetsnaz Kostya
2013 Legacy Rhykov TV movie
2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Aleksandr Borovsky
2015 Mortdecai Dmitri
2015 San Andreas Alexi
2015 Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation A400 Crewman
2016 Our Kind of Traitor Niki
2020 Never Gonna Snow Again Zhenia

TV series

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Spooks Chief Hacker 1 episode
2013–2014 The Wrong Mans Yuri & Dimitri 6 episodes
2015 River Sasha Mischenko 1 episode
2016 Power Monkeys Alec 6 episodes
2019 Stranger Things Alexei (Smirnoff) 4 episodes
2020 Dracula Abramoff 1 episode
2022 The Lazarus Project Rudy 3 episodes
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