Polish-born actor Marcin Dorociński has broken into the international market in a big way courtesy of his turn as Vasily Borgov in the Netflix drama miniseries The Queen's Gambit.
Marcin Dorociński is one of the stars of the Netflix period drama miniseries The Queen's Gambit, alongside Anya Taylor-Joy, Bill Camp, Moses Ingram, Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, Harry Melling, Isla Johnston, Christiane Seidel, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Rebecca Root, Akemnji Ndifornyen, and Marielle Heller, among others.
The seven-part miniseries is adapted from Walter Tevis' eponymous 1983 novel and tells the story of Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy), an orphaned chess prodigy in rural Tennessee in the 1950s and the 1960s as she battles drug addiction, mental health, and other world-class chess players to become a grandmaster in chess.
Dorociński portrays Vasily Borgov, the Russian national champion in chess and Beth Harmon's toughest opponent.
Marcin Dorociński has had a prolific stage, film, and television career in his native, Poland.
He is known for his appearances in movies like The Junction, The Spring to Come, Where Eskimos Live, Insatiability, Vinci, Solidarity, Solidarity, Pitbull, The French Trick, We're All Christs, Barefoot, The Offsiders, The Perfect Guy for My Girlfriend, The Reverse, The Woman Who Dreamed of a Man, Fear of Falling, Small Town Killers, Plan B, Mission of Honor, and Magic Mountains.
He has also had appearances in TV series like Dom, Sfora, Defekt, Fala zbrodni, Tajemnica twierdzy szyfrów, Hela w opalach, Tancerze, Without Secrets, Spies of Warsaw, Gleboka woda, Cape Town, and The Pact.
Marcin Dorociński was born Marcin Grzegorz Dorociński on June 22, 1973, one of four sons, to a blacksmith father and a homemaker wife. He is 47 years old at the time of this writing and stands at 6 feet (1.83 meters).
Marcin Dorociński has been married for an undisclosed amount of time to the Polish scenic designer Monika Sudół. The couple has two children together, son Stanisław Dorociński (born in 2006) and daughter Janina Dorociński (born in 2008).
According to celebritynetworth.com, Marcin Dorociński has a net worth of $2 million in 2020.