People’s Artist of the USSR, Laureate of the State Prizes of the USSR
(02 ìàðòà 1936 ã. — 27 àâãóñòà 2011 ã.)
She graduated from the Faculty of Journalism of the Moscow State University in 1958. Scenic activity began with the role of Lida Matysova in the performance Such Love of Student Theatre of the Moscow State University.
1960 — actress of the State Theatre named after Mossovet, where among her roles: Nora (Nora), Sonya ( Petersburg Dreams), Fairy ( The Curious Savage), Sasha Dushechkina (The Camp), Masha (Leningrad Avenue).
Creative partnership with such masters as Faina Ranevskaya and others, provided the material for her memoirs, which collected in the book Articles of different years (1996).
In the Moscow Art Theatre came in February 1979, but to participate in performances start earlier. The first role — Maria Lvovna (Summerfolk, 1977). Played: Viaznikova (Feedback), Mother (Eldorado), Galina ( The Duck Hunt, 1978), Polina Andreevna (The Seagull, 1980), Kollontai ( So we will win!), Milenina ( The meeting of the Party Committee), Vanya (Uncle Vanya, 1985), Kaleria Feodorovna (Silver Wedding), Lizy (Pearl Zinaida), Lika (Moscow Choir), Charlotte (The Cherry Orchard, 1989), Zinaida Savishna (Ivanov), Khlestova (Woe from Wit), a woman Dasha (A Cry in a handful), Kabanova ( The Storm), Anfisa ( Three Sisters), etc.
Now playing in performances: The New American (Belyaeva), Christmas Dreams (Sofia Ivanovna), Cat-and-Mouse (Adelaide Brunker).
Laureate of the Higher Moscow Theatre Award Crystal Turandot for best female role of the theatrical season 1998/1999 — the role of Sophia Ivanovna in the performance Christmas Dreams of the Moscow Art Theatre.
Acted in such films as: The Lady with the Dog, Someone Is Ringing, Open the Door , Anna Karenina, The Story of Asya Klyachina, Two Comrades Were Serving, Subject for a Short Story, Experts Are Investigating, Romance of Lovers, Diary of a School Director, The Nose, Open Book, Alien, The Garage, Tears Were Falling, Private Life, Extend, Extend, Fascination and others.
Winner of USSR State Prizes (1983, for the role of Natalia Ilinichna in the film Private Life, 1990, for a central role in the film The Story of Asya Klyachina).