Gennadiy Nilov was born on 1 October 1936 in Luga, Luzhskiy rayon, Leningradskaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia]. He is an actor, known for Captain Nemo (1975), Chelovek s budushchim (1961) and Beloe proklyate (1988). He has been married to Galina ? since 1961. They have two children. He was previously married to Svetlana Zhgun.