Dmitri Antonov, who is also known in the character of “Enzo”, is a key character from the season 4 finale of Stranger Things. The character is played in the role of Tom Wlaschiha. 1.
Dmitri was previously an Russian prison guard stationed in Kamchatka who aids jailed Jim Hopper in finding a way to escape, up until he is himself sentenced to prison for treason, and has to join forces together with Hopper as well as his friends Joyce Byers and Murray Bauman to take on his former employer, the Soviet Union.
Dmitri is around 40 years old. of age. In the past, he got married and had a child named Mikhail. His uniform signifies that he’s a member of the Soviet Ministry of Internal Affairs and has an honorary rank called “starshina”, a senior soldier roughly equivalent to the rank that of sergeant major the U.S. Army.
At an epoch, Dmitri was approached by an imprisoned Jim Hopper and was bribed to help him find an escape route from the prison and into America. United States. According to the agreement between them, Dmitri would help him to escape and arrange the transportation back to America. As the initial step of their plan Dmitri who was under the pseudonym Enzo and a pseudonym Enzo, delivered to Joyce Byers an envelope containing an Russian doll and a note telling Joyce Byers of the fact that Hopper was alive. They eventually connected through payphones, and he instructed her to meet her friend Yuri Ismaylov at Alaska and also to bring $40,000 cash. In exchange, Yuri would fly her to Russia to pick up Hopper who by then had escaped from prison and be waiting to be picked up at the rendezvous location. Joyce had already informed a friend from Hopper Murray Bauman about the situation, traveled to Alaska with Hopper, ensuring that they adhere to Dmitri’s directions.
Hopper discovered an opportunity to take on the prison guard who was vulnerable. After he was able to subdue him and blow up other guards Hopper escaped by snowmobile to Yuri’s warehouse where he fled to hide. However, everyone is stunned when they discover that Yuri has completely departed from the plan to make more money for himself. He had notified the warden at his prison about Hopper and Dmitri’s plan. Hopper is captured by police. Yuri also narcotics Joyce and Murray Two Americans sought by KGB and traveled to Russia along with them to serve as his prisoner. Dmitri was later arrested for treason, and eventually became an inmate at the prison where he worked at.
At the same time, Dmitri and Hopper are required to collaborate to come up with a fresh method to escape. Hopper and Dmitri are chosen to participate in an upcoming combat to defeat Hopper, Russian Demogorgon. In preparation, Hopper antagonized Dmitri until he tried to attack him. Hopper uses their subsequent fight with guards to steal alcohol and a lighter off from one, preparing to utilize to fight the Demogorgon. In a area, Hopper vented out his displeasure with the idea that he’s cursed by the people who matter to him and even believed that he was the one who was responsible for deaths to his daughter. Dmitri admitted to Hopper in a similar way, and admitted that he’s married and has an daughter who is his son. They are then taken along with a number of others to a “final meal’, at which they are treated to a feast of food prior to their fight with the Demogorgon later that day. As Dmitri attempts to inspire the group to stick together so that they can come out with the victory, Hopper revealed the morbid aspect of the meal saying that they’re receiving the food to ensure they can be healthy enough to feed the Demogorgon.
The next the next day Dmitri, Hopper, along with the other men are released into the stadium. Hopper doesn’t notice the fact that Joyce as well as Murray are watching, having defeated Yuri and entered the prison to rescue their friend. When Hopper was released from prison, the Demogorgon was released, the whole group started to fight it which ended with many dying within the first few minutes. Hopper employed the alcohol and lighter to make the flame, and then used it to hold back the Demogorgon in check. Inside the room of control, Joyce along with Murray took control of the room and tried to unlock the gate to the arena. While the majority of the group are dead, Dmitri desperately worked to make the gate of the way open , while Hopper was able to defeat the Demogorgon. Hopper and Hopper managed into the other side to see Joyce as well as Murray on the opposite side. Dmitri was watching the scene as Hopper and Joyce were embraced by each other.
The quad, who was hunkered down inside the room of control searched for an exit from the prison. After exiting through an underground sewer system, they came across an unidentified laboratory with adolescents Demogorgons known as Demodogs which are probably being bred or created for the personal use of Russians. The group went through the tunnel before arriving at the top of the hill, just outside from the jail. In need of transportation back towards America, United States, Dmitri forced Yuri to take them to the ultimate destinationwhich was a helicopter named Katinka that had long been inactive. Yuri claimed that it required some adjustments before it was capable of working again, but he started sabotaging the helicopter. As they waited for the vehicle to be repaired, the group demanded Dmitri call an United States claiming he had an “sick relative”. When they got a phone response, Hopper and Joyce were informed that their children were in danger. Knowing that they could assist them by taking down their Demodogs along with the Russian Demogorgon in the prison They decided to walk back to their homes, leaving Dmitri to take care of Yuri.
After a long duration, Dmitri called Yuri out for sabotage Katinka. Yuri insists that he owes the Americans nothing. Instead of resorting back to threats,, Dmitri reminded Yuri of his history of heroics as well as the increasing threat to the United States that he claimed will eventually be able to reach Russia. He added that Yuri was an American war hero and that in refusing to help the troops in returning home to combat the bigger menace, he was ruining the world and being against the values he was a proponent of, and then going off on his own. Yuri eventually caved his all and began working in the construction of the helicopter.
After beating the final among the Demodogs and the Russian Demogorgon in the jail, Murray, Joyce, and Hopper were thrilled to see Dmitri and Yuri coming down into them in a functional Katinka.
In the same way that Hopper as well as Joyce were proven to have returned in America, United States following their final escape, Dmitri, Murray and Yuri’s routes are not known.
Personality and character traits
Dmitri has been described by his friends to be “smart and charming” and has a dry sense humor. Based on his willingness to help Hopper in his attempt to escape Kamchatka and his willingness to help Hopper escape, he appears to be unattached to his nation’s government or his obligations. But, Dmitri does seem to be loyal to his people and his family, as demonstrated in his confrontation with Yuri Ismaylov by explaining how Vecna and the monsters of The Upside Down would kill their loved ones if they didn’t stop them. Additionally, Dmitri does have a positive attitude and is willing to take on opportunities and risk, proving that he’s a strong man. Also, he is an honorable man because he was impressed by Hopper’s strength and perseverance and held his word with Hopper, as he called Yuri out for loosing his sense of respectability.
- Multilingualism: Dmitri can speak both Russian which is his first language as well as English and uses English for communication with Jim Hopper, Joyce Byers and Murray Bauman.
- Reflexes In the course of the fight between prisoners and their opponent, the Russian Demogorgon, Dmitri uses his quick reflexes to stay away from the way.
The wife is not named.
There is no information about the relationship between Dmitri’s wife and him.
According to Dmitri that he enjoyed a great connection with Mikhail, his son Mikhail however, the two fell away. However, Dmitri loves his son and wishes all the best for Mikhail.
Following Hopper’s arrest and detention, Dmitri took note of Hopper’s fame in the media as an American prisoner and offered to assist Hopper escape, in exchange for a payment that a desperate Hopper accepted. The initial step of their loose association was Dmitri reaching out to Joyce Byers by sending her a parcel with an envelope and a doll telling Joyce she was informed that Hopper is alive. Contacting him via an unmanned phone, Joyce was told to travel to Alaska with a few hundreds of thousands of dollars to meet a man whose name was Yuri who would take Joyce to Russia and then return Hopper. Finding an opportunity eventually, Hopper blows up several guards and then escapes by snowmobile that takes him to the rendezvous spot, leaving Dmitri confused. As Joyce as well as Murray are brought to Alaska They are then taken in to prison by Yuri who has advised the warden of that prison about Dmitri’s treason totally ignoring the strategy to make more money for Hopper.
As a prisoner in the prison where he was once guarded, Dmitri and Hopper are called upon to devise a new plan to escape. Hopper and Dmitri are selected along with prisoners to join in a struggle against the prison’s captained Demogorgon. Hopper is convinced that his time is dwindling is adamant to Dmitri and explains that he believes he is a curse to everyone whom he loves. He also believes that he has indirectly contributed to the demise of his daughter despite being aware of the dangers. Hopper’s words caused Dmitri to look at Hopper in a different way and also to mention that he’s an father too. In the night prior to that Demogorgon battle, at the last meal of the group Dmitri inspires the rest of the group to stay together to take on the beast. The next day, just as the battle gets underway, Dmitri and Hopper are the only prisoners left working together to break free from the prison and later be joined by Murray along with Joyce in starting an attack at the prison.