Andrew Divoff in 2008

Andrew Divoff 2008

Andrew Divoff (2 July 1955, San Tome, Venezuela) played the role of Grant — credited third of four Russian soliders — in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. A son of a Russian father and a Venezuelan mother, Divoff commonly plays villainous characters, his most well-known role being Mikhail Bakunin in the TV series Lost. Other notable parts include the evil Djinn in the two first Wishmaster films, a crime boss on CSI: Miami and the villain Richard "Cherry" Ganz in Another 48 Hrs.. He previously worked with Harrison Ford and Ilia Volok in Air Force One (in which both of them have a filmed fight scene with Ford) and with Sean Connery in The Hunt for Red October.

He often plays characters of varying nationalities, since he is fluent in eight languages: English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Catalan, Portuguese and Russian (he used to be fluent in Romanian as well, but lost the ability after having no one to speak it with).

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