He graduated from the State Institute of Theatrical Arts - Directing department and acting in 1984. After the institute as an actor and director in the Moscow theater.
From 1984-1988 in Theater. Gogol played in the performances:
. "And this fell out of the nest" ( "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest") D. Wasserman,
. "Decameron" Boccaccio D.,
. "Coast" Bondarev,
. "There was not a penny, and then suddenly Altyn A. Ostrovsky,
. "Reasons Unknown" by E. Rislakki,
. "Lysistrata, Aristophanes,
. "Fortieth day" S. Esin,
. "Jack Frost" I. Tokmakova,
. Blind padishah "N. Hikmet
. From 1990-1992 in the Moscow theater-cabaret "Die Fledermaus" in the play: "Reading a new play" Gr.Gurvicha
. From 1988 to 1990 - in the theater on the South-West "in the play" The Inspector "by N. Gogol in the role of the inspector
. From 1991 to 1992 in the creative association "ATV" produced television program "two-on!", Which critics noted as "an event in a television broadcast"
. In 1992 - First prize "Golden Ostap" award for highest achievement in the genre of satire and humor.
. From 1992 to 1995 - TV program "The angle of the show, which has always had a high rating in three years.
. In 1994, awarded the Prize "Ovation" for the best television program.
. Since 1996, the project took 48 serial "Doctor Corner
. The series is recognized as one of the best on the NTV channel.
In 1996 published a book "The two-on!", Which included short stories, scripts and television plays, written by Igor
Ugolnikova. At the same time issued a CD with songs in his performance, which sounded in the previously established their programs
. Since 1996 - Deputy Director of broadcasting the All-Russia State TV broadcasting company.
. 1996 - as a producer created a talk-show "VIP-Very important persons", which has no analogues in the world.
. 1997-1998 - director and host of daily entertainment talk show "Good Evening", which is unique to the domestic television did not exist.
. 1998 - Written and directed television musical film "It's not serious."
. As an actor in the period from 1989 to 1995, starred in feature films:
. "Circle" (dir
. A. Malkin) (video)
"To walk or a walk" (dir. M. Ashumov)
"MOSCOW MELODIES" (dir. Stolyarov, D. Dibrov) (video)
"See you in Tahiti" (dir. V. Mishatkin)
"Prorva" (dir. I. Dykhovichniy)
"Put your life" (dir. A. Fomin)
"Shirley-Myrli" (dir. B. less)
2001 - commissioned by the channel RTR writer, producer, director of the Jubilee program "Both on -. Anniversary "
. 2001-2002 - producer and presenter of the program "Good evening to STS.
. In 2001, Igor
Ugolnikov was accepted into the troupe of the Moscow Art Academic Theater.
. In 2001 he published the play in the Moscow Art Theater "Girls Beatle S. Volynets
. 2002 - a performance of Hamlet in a spicy sauce "A. Nicolai
. 2002 - laureate of "Golden Chair" of the Second International Television Festival humor in Odessa
. Nomination "For the charm and ingenuity"
2002. director and producer of the film "casus belli"
Since 1999 - vice president of Russia Cultural Foundation. Angle: Biography MAT im.A.P.Chehova: Troupe: Igor Ugolnikov