Elena Shevchenko, film actress
Elena Shevchenko is a Russian theater and film actress.
Elena was born on October 23, 1964 into the family of the pilot in Novosibirsk, Russian Federation, USSR.
In 1985 Shevchenko entered the Russian University of Theatre Arts (GITIS).
Elena’s debut in the movie was in 1991 in the psychological thriller by Vadim Abdrashitov Armavir and Boris Trumin’s melodrama Black And White. The movie Black and White was filmed in the United States in English and Russian audience didn’t see it. But Armavir brought fame to the actress.
Elena was invited to the Mayakovsky Theater, where she had been working for ten years.
Shevchenko was invited to play the main role in her ex-husband Vladimir Mashkov’s New Year’s comedy The Orphan Of Kazan.
For the film Two Moons, Three Suns Elena was awarded the prize for Best Actress at the Baltic Pearl film festival in Riga.
Studying at school Elena entered drama school where she met Vladimir Mashkov, who became her husband.
In 1985 Elena gave birth to daughter Maria Mashkova. In the same year she went to Moscow, where her husband lived.
Elena’s second husband is Igor Lebedev, the director of Carmen Video. They have two sons – Nikita (born in 1994) and Vsevolod (born in 2002).
In 1997 Elena and her daughter Maria starred in the comedy Mother, Do Not Cry.
1991 – Armavir
1991 – Putana
1991 – Black and White
1993 – Hurt me
1998 – Two Moons, three suns
1998 – Mama Do not Cry
1998 – Black Sea 213
2002 – Ark
2007 – Election Day
2007-2008 – Heavy Sand
2010 – Demons
2011 – Boris Godunov
2011 – Dragon Syndrome