Date of Birth: 03/10/1969
Place of birth: St. Petersburg
Since 1991, he studied in the studio of People`s Artist of Russia, Professor Zinovy ??Yakovlevich Korogodskii at the Department of Directing of the St. Petersburg University of Humanities. He graduated in 1998.
During training at the theater Korogodskii performed more than 15 major and 20 bit parts in performances by classical and modern drama. Repeatedly was a participant and winner of international theater festivals, both in Russia and abroad.
In the film debuted Roman Zhilkin Grigorashenko lieutenant`s role in the war drama "Purgatory" monstrously naturalistic, stylized chronicle the battle for the reconstruction of the hospital building in the center of Grozny.
Since August 2001 Zhilkin, Acting Deputy Director General for advertising and PR in the promotion company "SP-Concert", which does not interfere with the filming process.
He starred in many contemporary dramas: bandit "Jack" ( "Gangster Petersburg), restaurant manager (" In the name of Baron "), journalist Sinenko (" Knife in the Clouds "), Boris Lungin (" cornering "), Maxim (" Repetition passed ") and others.
In 2003, Roman Zhilkin played adjutant Palena in the historical drama "The Golden Age."