Ilya Sergeevich Malakov (Russian: Илья Сергеевич Малаков; born 2 October 1990) is a Russian theater and film actor. He is known for his roles in the films Furious (2017).
Ilya Malakov was born in Ryazan, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (now Russia). In his school years he studied Greco-Roman wrestling. He graduated from a specialized school with in-depth study of English. Then he entered the Ryazan State University named for S. A. Yesenin to the Department of Informatics and English. His parents received their education in the same university. In RSU he participated in the games of KVN for the university team, also tried his hand at dancing.
During his studies at the Ryazan State University, in his final year met Tatyana Yakovlevna Korobkova, his school teacher of the subject Culture of Language, who saw theatrical talent even earlier in Ilya Malakov. She even suggested that he try himself as an actor. She helped prepare Malakov for admission. One of the reasons for his wish to be admitted to the theater was the performance "Hooligan" starring Sergey Bezrukov, which he saw in 2011 in the Ryazan Philharmonic.