Born May 28, 1962 in Novosibirsk, grew up in the city of Kemerovo. In Kemerovo, he graduated from the directing department of the Institute of Culture. For some time, the actor worked at the Minusinsk Theater. In 1990, he graduated from the Moscow Art Theater School (workshop of Alexander Kalyagin) and became an actor of the Moscow Art Theater named after A.P. Chekhov. Among his stage works are Three Sisters (Solyony), The Mean Knight, The Marriage, the performance of the Tabakov Theater-Studio "Death Room", the entreprise production of "Winter" by Eugene Grishkovets, the sensational "Academy of Laughter" and "Three on swing "in the theater named after A.S. Pushkin. Andrei Panin played one of the first roles in the movie in the film "In a Straight". But the actor gained fame thanks to the films "Mom Don't Feel" by Maxim Pezhemsky, "Mom" by Denis Evstigneev, the television series "Kamenskaya" and "Border. Taiga novel." In 2000, Andrei Panin played in the films “Wedding” by Pavel Lungin and “It is not recommended to offend women” by Valery Akhadov, as well as in the action movie of Alexander Atanesyan “24 hours”. The popularity of Andrei Panin was also contributed by the success of the series "The Brigade". Also starred in such popular films as "Chic", "Horseman named Death", "Do Not Think-2: Shadow of Independence", "Driver for Vera", "Shadow Boxing", "Blind Man", "Mom, Do not Cry -2 " In 2006, he released an experimental acting workshop at VGIK. Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (1999). He died on March 6, 2013 in Moscow. He was buried on March 12 at the Troekurovsky cemetery of the capital (plot number 6).