Garik Bircha (real name Igor Bircha) (born September 15, 1974, Dolinskaya, Kirovograd region) - Ukrainian actor and author of popular entertainment and humorous television programs, film actor, participant in the Ukrainian television project Comedy Club Ukraine, participant in the games of the Higher Ukrainian League of KVN and the Major League of KVN, Moscow.
Igor Yaroslavovich Bircha (for relatives - just Garik), was born on September 15, 1974 in the city of Dolinskaya. Father - Yaroslav Ivanovich, mother - Tsezana Denisovna, older sister - Vika.
In 1991, Garik entered the Faculty of History at the Pedagogical Institute in Kirovograd. There, despite his studies, he was noticed and invited to the main KVN team of Kirovograd - SKIF. At the same time, Garik and his friends created the Gulfstream KVN team, which became the Champion of the city three times, and in 1998 became the Vice-Champion of the Association of KVN Teams of Ukraine!
In 1998, Garik nevertheless decided to repay his debt to the Motherland and went into the army. Precisely because he served in the Border Troops, the border was locked. A year later, in the rank of senior sergeant, Garik returned to Kirovograd, where he began working on local radio and TV.
In 2001, quite by accident, Garik moved to Kyiv and, as it turned out, not in vain. At first he worked in the call center of UMC, but after 2 months the creative component took over, and Garik began working on TV, at the Melorama Production company.
Since 2002, for 2 years, every Saturday morning on the air of the INTER TV channel, viewers were pleased with the "Deficit show" Who is the last one! - the authors and hosts of which were old friends - Garik Bircha and Anton Lirnik.The next step was filming a movie: the comedies "On a White Boat", "Between the First and the Second" and the thriller "Joker".
In parallel with the work, Garik did not forget about KVN! For the first time in Ukraine, on the stage of KVN, Garik showed brilliant parodies of representatives of the political elite of Ukraine: Leonid Kuchma, Viktor Yushchenko, Viktor Yanukovych and Yulia Tymoshenko. The famous Ukrainian team of KVN "Alaska" (Kyiv), it was under his leadership that she became the Champion of the Higher Ukrainian League of KVN AMIK (2005), participated in the Higher League of KVN AMIK, in Moscow (2006, 2007)
In 2007, Garik roamed the Comedy Club UA stage, acting as a resident of the club.
The humorous parodies of the President of Ukraine shown in KVN helped to become an actor and author of the popular entertainment and humorous television program DomKom (TRK Kyiv), where Garik played the house manager Uncle Vitya.
Garik Bircha is a regular participant in the program "Jokes in Ukrainian" (ICTV).
The memorable appearance, charm and charisma of a humorist are increasingly attracting the attention of filmmakers. Garik Bircha played in such series as: "Former", "Native People", "Two Sides of One Anna", "Route of Mercy", "Return of Mukhtar", "Efrosinya".