Mother - actress Nina Urgant (born 1929), People's Artist of the RSFSR, father - actor Lev Milinder (1930-2005), Honored Artist of the RSFSR. In 1977 he graduated from the Leningrad State Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography (course of RS Agamirzyan). In 1977-1979 he worked in the theater. V.F. Komissarzhevskaya. In 1979-1981 he served in the army. At the end of the service was adopted in the Leningrad Theater. Lenin Komsomol, where he served for seven years. In 1987-1988 - actor of the Leningrad Theater on the Fontanka. Andrei Urgant worked a lot on Petersburg television, was the host of the Golden Ostap program. Author, actor and founder of the Actor's Nightclub in St. Petersburg. Actor and presenter Ivan Urgant is the son of Andrei Urgant.