Soviet and Ukrainian actor of theater and cinema. People's Artist of Ukraine. Alexey Sergeyevich Gorbunov was born on October 29, 1961 in Kyiv. Childhood passed on the Rusanivka massif. In 1978, immediately after graduating from school he was unable to enter the Kiev Karpenko-Kari Theater Institute, since he was not a Komsomol member. In 1978-1979, he worked in a theater named after Lesia Ukrainka as an installer, auxiliary worker in a costume shop. In the theater, thanks to Adi Rogovtsevy, she met her husband - actor and teacher Konstantin Stepankov. In 1984 he graduated from the Ivan Karpenko-Kary Kyiv State Institute of Theatrical Art (Konstantin Stepankov's course). In his first movie "Load without Marking," Alex began to appear on the day of the diploma.