Valeriya Lanskaya is a Russian film and theater actress, singer.
Lera Zaitseva (her maiden name) was born on January 2, 1987 in Moscow, USSR. Her father, Alexander Zaitsev is a ballroom dance teacher and her mother, Elena Maslennikova is a figure skating coach. As a child Lera was engaged in gymnastics and figure skating.
You know, Valeriya took her grandmother’s maiden name – Lanskaya, not to be confused with another actress with the same birth name – Valeriya Zaitseva, who played in the same theater.
From 1996 to 2002 the girl played in the musical theater. And in 2010 she joined the theater where her sister Anastasia Maslennikova played.
In 2006, Lanskaya graduated from the Shchukin Theatre Institute. Before the graduation, she joined the Satyricon Theater.
In 2005-2012 she was an actress in the Moon Theatre.