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Nataly Fateeva, Soviet – Russian actress

Nataly Fateeva, Soviet - Russian actress

Nataly Fateeva, Soviet – Russian actress


Nataly Fateeva is a Soviet and Russian theater and film actress, Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1965), People’s Artist of the RSFSR (1980).
Nataly was born on December 23, 1934. In her youth Nataly was engaged in sports and even became a champion of the city in the long jump. But her dream was to become an actress.
In 1958 she graduated from the State Institute of Cinematography. In 1996 Nataly was awarded the medal Defender of Free Russia and in 2000 – Medal of Honor.
She performed in Red and Black by Gerasimov, Two Stubborn People by Nazim Hikmet, Three Comrades by E.M. Remarque, Family Weekend Surprises.
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Elena Kondulainen

Elena Kondulainen - Russian actress

Elena Kondulainen – Russian actress

Elena Kondulainen, also known as Lempi Kontulainen, is a bright woman, Russian actress, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, pop singer.
Elena was born on April 9, 1958 in Toksovo, Leningrad region.
In 1983 the girl graduated from the Leningrad State Institute of Theater, Music, and Cinematography (LGITMIK).
She has acted in over 40 films.
After Elena’s role in the movie One Hundred Days to Order (1990) she became “sex symbol of the Soviet Union”. In an episode she appeared completely naked. At that time, it was a real breakthrough. The actress was widely discussed in the press and in the early nineties she became the real star.
Elena wrote books, recorded songs and even formed Free Love party in 1993.
The actress took part in the reality show Survivor 3: Stay alive.
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Irina Miroshnichenko

Irina Miroshnichenko
Irina Miroshnichenko was born on July 24, 1942 in Barnaul.
Irina is a Soviet and Russian theater and film actress, singer. Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1976), People’s Artist of the RSFSR (1988), was awarded Order “For Services to the Fatherland” IV degree (2008).
In 1961, Irina graduated from the Moscow Art Theater School.
As an actress she performed at the Moscow Art Theatre.
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Yelena Solovey, Soviet film actress

Yelena Solovey
Yelena Solovey, the most delicate and amazing actress of Soviet cinema, was born on February 24, 1947 in Neustrelitz, the Soviet Occupation Zone. Her parents met at the end of the war in Berlin, where her father served in the artillery and her mother was a nurse.
Three years after Yelena’s birth her family moved to Krasnoyarsk and then to Moscow.
Since her childhood Solovey dreamed of becoming an actress. After school Yelena wanted to enter the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography but failed. The girl worked as a Music teacher in one of Moscow’s secondary schools. A year later she tried again and entered the Institute of Cinematography.
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Nina Agapova, Soviet and Russian actress

Nina Agapova, Soviet and Russian actress

Nina Agapova, Soviet and Russian actress


Nina Agapova is a Soviet and Russian actress, Honored Artist of Russia (1987).
Nina was born on May 30, 1926 in Moscow.
She graduated from the All-Union State Institute of Cinematography in 1951.
Nina starred in more than 50 films.
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Lilia Amarfy, Princess of Operetta

Lilia Amarfy, Princess of Operetta

Lilia Amarfy, Princess of Operetta


Lilia Amarfy was a Soviet and Russian operetta actress, Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1983), People’s Artist of Russia (1998). She was the soloist of the Moscow Operetta Theatre.
Lilia was born on November 8, 1949 in Orhei, Moldavian SSR.
In 1972 Lilia graduated from the Russian University of Theatre Arts (GITIS).
Since 1972, Lilia regularly starred in the program Lovers of Operetta.
On May 9, 2010 the last Amarfy’s performance titled Big Cancan was dedicated to the 65th anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War.
Her husband was Aleksey Yakovlev, the son of Yuri Yakovlev and Ekaterina Raikina.
Amarfy died on September 28, 2010 in Moscow. She was buried at Troekurov Cemetery.
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Lubov Polischuk, People’s Artist of Russia

Lubov Polischuk, Peoples Artist of Russia

Lubov Polischuk, People’s Artist of Russia


Lubov Polischuk was a Russian and Soviet theater and film actress, theater activist and teacher, Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1986), People’s Artist of Russia (1994).
Lubov was born on May 21, 1949 in Omsk, Soviet Union.
In 1967 she graduated from the All-Russia workshops of pop art. In 1980s, the actress went to the Moscow Theatre of Miniatures. Later, she played in the theater School of Modern Drama.
In the movie, Lubov debuted in 1973, in the film Starling and Lyre directed by Grigori Aleksandrov.
The actress became famous after the premiere of the movie The Twelve Chairs in 1976. It was an episode in which she dances the tango with the main character played by Andrey Mironov.
In 1985 she graduated from the Russian University of Theatre Arts (GITIS).
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