Ianevski was born in Sofia, Bulgaria and has lived in England (for five years) and Israel. While attending Mill Hill School in the United Kingdom, Ianevski had no particular acting aspirations and was not a drama student. He had only auditioned for Harry Potter after being spotted by Fiona Weir, a casting director who prompted him to attend an acting workshop, which resulted in his casting as Viktor Krum, a Bulgarian character in the Harry Potter series. He was selected from 600 others, most of whom had auditioned in Sofia, Bulgaria. Harry Melling, who played the part of Dudley Dursley, attended Mill Hill School at the same time.
Ianevski's casting was announced in June 2004. During filming, he befriended fellow Harry Potter actors Robert Pattinson and Emma Watson. He also starred in Hostel 2, the sequel to Eli Roth's film Hostel. He reprised his role as Viktor Krum in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. However, his sequences were cut from the final product, despite appearing in several photos.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Stanislav Ianevski: Proud to be Bulgarian
- ↑ The New Blood From Goblet of Fire - Coming Soon.net
- ↑ Stanislav Ianevski in Sugar Magazine - SnitchSeeker.com
- ↑ "Deathly Hallows Updates: Krum Returns, Doge is Cast and More". The Leaky Cauldron. 2009-07-19. http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/2009/7/19/deathly-hallows-updates-stan-as-krum-returns-doge-is-cast-and-more. Retrieved 2009-07-20.