Stanislav beat out 600 other hopefuls to get the part of Viktor Krum in the fourth installment of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
Stanislav has lived in Bulgaria, Israel and England.
Stanislav attended Mill Hill School in England.
Stanislav is 5' 11".
Stanislav's last name is often spelled as 'Yanevski' or 'Janevski.'
Stanislav's favorite sports team is the Bulgarian National Football Team.
Stan is currently single (November 2005).
Stan's sister is a big fan of Harry Potter, and she wouldn't believe him at first when he told her he was cast. It took seeing his picture in the newspaper before she'd believe him! Then of course, she was thrilled.
Stan loves staying fit. He enjoys playing rugby, running, and doing sit-ups. He has also played soccer since he was just eight years old.
Stan says that he and his Harry Potter co-stars enjoyed playing frisbee between takes.
Stan speaks Bulgarian, German, and English fluently.
Stanislav was on his way to class, when he ran into the casting director for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. She invited him to audition, and history was made!
Stanislav had to learn how to perform a professional "swan dive" for his role in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
Stanislav goes by "Stan" for short.
Stanislav has a parrot as a pet.
Stanislav loves all of the Harry Potter films.
Stanislav's favorite movies are XXX, The Last Samurai, and Lord of The Rings.
Stanislav has travelled all around the world.
Stanislav's favorite actors are Angelina Jolie and Liv Tyler.
Stanislav's favorite actors are Keanu Reeves and Vin Diesel.
Stanislav has one sister.
Stanislav is in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" playing Krum.
Stanislav: [On playing the athletic Viktor Krum] I brought a lot of my own experience into the character and tried to create a powerful environment around him when necessary, and really nice and loving when other parts of his character are shown.
Stanislav: [On what he and his character Viktor Krum have in common]: Well, we probably both are quite liked by girls!
Stanislav: [On dancing with Emma Watson] She's definitely a good dancer, and I think we made a good couple, but I stepped a few times on Emma's feet!
Stanislav: I wanted to impress everyone and prove they've chosen the best Viktor Krum!
Stanislav: [On his type of girl] Pretty and clever. With me, there really has to be a clicking, a spark.
Stanislav: [On training for the water stunts in 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire'] I used to do that [bellyflop] when we were training, but later on, I sort of overcame that.
Stanislav: I am attracted to girls who are clever. None of those girls who go after you because you are famous or because you have money.