Who played Viktor Krum in Harry Potter Series?

Viktor Krum

If someone mistakenly points a gun to your head and ask you to mention one Bulgarian actor you know or he pulls the trigger, the name of Stanislav Ianevski, the actor who played the role, Viktor Krum, in the Harry Potter series is enough to make you live for another day.

The Harry Potter shooting days are over but most fans want to know how most of the actors are faring. Here is everything you need to know about Stanislav Ianevski (Viktor Krum).

Viktor Krum: Stanislav lanevski

Stanislav lanevski was born on May 16, 1985, in Sofia, Bulgaria. Not much is known about his upbringing, parents and siblings. However, he lived in England for five years and also had a short stay in Israel. Stanislav attended Mill Hill School in the United Kingdom where he met “Harry Potter” co-star Harry Melling and both formed a tight friendship.

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While in school, Stanislav had no interest in the acting industry and never dreamed of being an actor until a casting director Fiona Weir nudged him to attend an acting workshop. He auditioned for the role of Viktor Krum in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”. Out of 650 people who auditioned for the same role, he was the only one selected.

Stanislav lanevski is 34 years old.

Stanislav lanevski as Viktor Krum in Harry Potter Series

In 2005, he starred as Viktor Krum in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”. In the fantasy film, his character as Viktor Krum is a Seeker for the Bulgarian national Quidditch team who studied at the Durmstrang Institute and was part of the Durmstrang delegation sent to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for the Triwizard Tournament. He has great affection for Hermione (Emma Watson) who believes he is a nice person but couldn’t date him because her heart is with Ron. He portrayed his character so well that fans began to yearn for him in other films.

In 2007, he played the role of Miroslav in the slasher film “Hotel: Part II”. The film is a sequel to the 2005 film “Hostel” which tells the story of three American female art students in Rome who are directed to a Slovak village where they are kidnapped and taken to a facility in which rich clients pay to torture and kill people. The film made a profit at the box office.

In 2011, he appeared in the film “Resistance”. He took a hiatus from acting for some time as there is always a huge gap between the films he appeared. After appearing in his first television series “Undercover” in 2011, he appeared in three episodes of “Sofia Residents in Excess” a Bulgarian TV comedy-drama series produced by BTV and Dream Team Production. The film tells a story about two Bulgarian families who are always in constant competition with each other.

Stanislav lanevski has not been making movie headlines lately but his role as Viktor Krum still feels evergreen.

What is the actor up to these days?

The actor looks more like a motivational speaker these days as he captions most of Instagram photos with motivational quotes. He has been busy building up his muscles as he now looks completely different from the Viktor Krum you know on screen. Although in an interview, he revealed that he shares something similar to his alter ego. “Krum is a great character. He is a sports person, so am I. He is competitive and gives his best just like I try to in everything. So in terms of sports, we are quite the same” the actor stated.

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Stanislav lanevski is single or keeps his personal life in a tight lid. There is no information about his romance even before he joined the show business. He doesn’t have a child either and his sexual orientation is straight. He stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 meters in height. He has a net worth of 1 million dollars.

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