Pavel Shatu | Role of Grig

Pavel Shatu (Grig)

Pavel Shatu is a West Siberian-American actor best known for his roles in HUNTERS, Mr.Robbot, 12 Kilometers, Échappé, and Orange Is The New Black.

Pavel started his acting career on one of the KVN teams, "Region 42", a popular Russian TV/stage show. He received several Best Actor Awards for his performances as a lead actor throughout his five years on the team. He was also on the stage of the theatre "Lozha", founded by Yevgeni Grishkovetz and led by Yevgeny Syty.

After migrating to the United States in 2010, Pavel graduated from the William Esper Studio in New York City and joined the SAG-AFTRA Union. He has since been on sets of directors such as Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Barry Jenkins, Erin Feeley and worked with award-winning directors such as Mike Pecci, Andrew Bruntel, and Allison Mattox.

Holding a degree in the engineering of coal mining, Pavel has strong knowledge in the technical field, which gives him extra depth in portraying a passionate professor, hacker, or scientist. Pavel is also an artist having created his unique artwork and brand, ArtPavelShatu, that can be described as modern expressionism.

After living in the Czech Republic for several years, Pavel became interested in Russian politics and is looking forward to working in the next Emmy Award series or any feature as Alexei Navalny's character.