Timur Bokancha was born in Moscow on August 17, 1983. Replaced several schools. Among them was a religious school. In 2001 he entered the acting department of the Moscow State University of Culture and Art (MGUKI). A few years later, he was forced to quit his studies and get a job. Got a courier to the printer. After some time, he took the position of designer-developer shtantsform. In parallel with the work was shot in the pictures of students of VGIK and other film schools. Since 2005, the actor Korolevsky Drama Theater. Since 2006, the actor has been acting in various cinema and television projects. In 2006, director Alexander Naumov, invited him to one of the main roles in the movie "Merciful." For this work, the actor received the Triumph Youth Award. In 2010 he became a student of the Institute of the History of Cultures (UNIC), Faculty of Cultural Studies. In 2015 he entered the Literary Institute. Gorky on drama (seminar V. Yu. Malyagin). Married to Olga Pavlova. He has four children: Herman (born in 2009), Ellina (born in 2004), Plato (born in 2013), Gleb (born in January 6, 2017).