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Name in Armenian Հայկ Մարության
Birthplace Yerevan
Birth date 18 December 1976
Lived in Yerevan
Resides in Yerevan
Profession Actor, producer, politician
Positions Mayor of Yerevan
Affiliations Civil Contract
Languages Armenian, Russian
Ethnicities Armenian
Dialects Eastern Armenian

Hayk "Hayko" Marutyan (Armenian: Հայկ Մարության, born December 18, 1976) is an Armenian actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer and politician currently serving as the mayor of Yerevan.

Marutyan rose to prominence as half of the comedy duo "Hayko Mko" (with Mkrtich "Mko" Arzumanyan in the 2000s. They co-produced Kargin Haghordum (2002-09) and Kargin Serial (2010-13). He later starred in several comedy films, including Super Mother and Love Odd.

Marutyan became actively involved in civic activism during the presidency of Serzh Sargsyan. During the 2018 revolution he actively supported Nikol Pashinyan. He joined Pashinyan's Civil Contract party and was nominated as their candidate for mayor of Yerevan. He was elected mayor in a landslide victory by garnering some 81% of the vote in a widely praised elections.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hayk_Marutyan