Rinat Khismatouline is a Russian- born, naturalized Italian film actor. He graduated from the faculty of directing at the MGUKI University of Moscow in 1994. After, he decided to continue his training as an actor. He auditioned for all the four most important Russian schools of drama, The Russian University of Theatre Arts GITIS, The Vakhtangov Theatre Academy, MS Schepkin Higher Theatre School Institute, Moscow Art Theatre Shool MXAT and he was admitted in all four at the same time. He choose the academy GITIS in Moscow to attend the course directed by Mark Zakharov. In 1999 he graduated from GITIS, seance then he lives in Rome and works with Europeans and Americans film/television productions.