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Konstantin Ernst
Born(1961-06-02) June 2, 1961 (age 51)
Moscow, Russia
OccupationTV personality; Director General of the Channel One
Spouse(s)Anna Silyunas[1]
Larissa Sinelshchikova
ChildrenAlexandra
Igor
Anastasia
 
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Konstantin Ernst
Born(1961-06-02) June 2, 1961 (age 51)
Moscow, Russia
OccupationTV personality; Director General of the Channel One
Spouse(s)Anna Silyunas[1]
Larissa Sinelshchikova
ChildrenAlexandra
Igor
Anastasia

Konstantin Lvovich Ernst[2] (Russian: Константин Львович Эрнст) (born February 6, 1961) is a Russian director, producer and TV personality, working as Director General of the Channel One.[3]

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Biography

Konstantin Ernst is the son of a biologist Lev Konstantinovich Ernst[4] (January 8, 1929 - April 26, 2012), doctor of agricultural sciences, professor, member of the Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences. Konstantin was named after his grandfather (Father of Lev Konstantinovich).

Education

He graduated from High School No. 35 in Leningrad. In 1983 he graduated from Leningrad State University, Biology Department. He worked in various research institutes. When he was 25 years old, he received his Ph.D. in biochemistry.

Television

From 1988 to 1990 he worked at the First Channel of the Soviet TV in the program "Vzglyad" (English: "Outlook").

In 1991-1995 he was the author, presenter, director and producer of the television program Matador. He has implemented many successful projects, including a musical feature film Radio Silence (1988; director, producer), and a short feature film Homo Duplex (1989; director, producer).

In 1995, he was appointed to the position of General Producer of the ORT Channel.

On September 6, 1999 he was appointed to the position of Director General of the ORT.

Personal life

His first wife was Anna Silyunas - a Theatre critic person, mother of Alexandra Ernst (b. 1995).[5]

His current wife is Larissa Sinelshchikova, President of Red Square TV Channel, mother of Igor Ernst and Anastasia Ernst.

Filmography

Feature films

YearFilmCredited asRole
DirectorProducerWriterActor
2012ZolushkaNoYesNoNo
2011Vysotsky. Thank You For Being AliveNoYesNoNo
2010The EdgeNoYesNoNo
2009Anna KareninaNoYesNoNo
2008AdmiralNoYesNoNo
2007LeningradNoYesNoNo
2007The Irony of Fate 2NoYesYesNo
2006Day WatchNoYesNoNo
2005The Turkish GambitNoYesNoNo
2004Night WatchNoYesNoNo
200472 metersNoYesNoNo
2002AzazelNoYesNoNo

Awards

Dmitry Medvedev awarded the Order "For merits before Fatherland» III degree to Konstantin Ernst. February 21, 2011.

Konstantin Ernst was awarded various state awards by the Russian President for his activities in the Russian TV and Cinema[6]:

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Preceded by
Igor Shabdurasulov
Director General of Channel One in Russia
Since 1999
Succeeded by