Anna Kovalchuk, Russian actress, born in Germany
Anna Kovalchuk is a Russian film and theater actress, Honored Actress of Russia.
Anna was born on June 15, 1977 in Neuschterlitz, Germany.
The girl graduated from the St. Petersburg Academy of Theater, Music and Cinema in 1998.
Anna’s debut was in The Imaginary Invalid performance based on Moliere’s homonymous comedy.
Her first role in cinema was in 1998 in the comedy Liubovi Zla (Love is Evil).
Anna became very popular after the role of investigator Masha Shvetsova in the TV series Taini Sledstviya (The Secrets of Investigation, 2001).
Anna works on stage at Lensovet Theater in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Her daughter Zlata was born in 2000 during the filming of Tayny sledstviya (2000). The footage of the actress breastfeeding her newborn baby was included in the film by the director Aleksander Burtsev.
In 2005 Kovalchuk starred in The Master and Margarita, a screen version of the well-known novel by Mikhail Bulgakov.
In 2008 the actress starred in the film and TV series Admiral.
Anna married her boyfriend Anatoly Ilchenko, who was her classmate at the Theater and Film Academy in St. Petersburg. Their daughter Zlata was born in 2000.
Her second husband is Oleg Kapustin. They have son Dobrynya, who was born on April 30, 2010.