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Andrew Divoff
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Divoff at AdventureCon in Knoxville, Tennessee on June 13, 2008
Born
Andrew Daniel Divoff

July 2, 1955 (1955-07-02) (age 66)
San Tomé, Anzoátegui, Venezuela
Occupation Actor, producer
Years active 1983–present
Spouse(s) Raissa Danilova (29 February 1992–1998; divorced)

Andrew Daniel Divoff (Russian: Андрей Ди́вов; born July 2, 1955) is a Venezuelan actor and producer.

Divoff has played many villains in film and on television, including drug cartel leaders, terrorists, and organized crime bosses, though he is best known for playing the evil Djinn/Nathaniel Demerest in the first two Wishmaster films. Other noteworthy film and television roles include the villains Luis Cali in Toy Soldiers, Cherry Ganz in Another 48 Hrs., Ernesto Mendoza in A Low Down Dirty Shame, Boris Bazylev in Air Force One, M (short for as Mephistopheles) in Faust: Love of the Damned, Ivan Sarnoff in CSI: Miami, Mikhail Bakunin in Lost, and Karakurt in The Blacklist.

Divoff can reportedly speak nine languages: English, Russian, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Catalan, Portuguese and Swedish. He used to speak Romanian but forgot the language when he had no one with whom to speak it. Divoff's multilingual skills are showcased in many of his film and television roles.

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