Evgenia Simonova, Soviet and Russian actress
Evgenia Simonova is a Soviet and Russian theater and film actress, People’s Artist of Russia (1995), Laureate of the State Prize of the USSR (1984).
Evgenia was born on June 1, 1955 in Leningrad. Her father was a psychologist, academician Pavel Vasilievich Simonov (1926-2002), her mother – Olga Vyazemskaya (1924-1991) was a teacher. Evgenia has a brother, Yuri Vyazemsky, who is a writer and TV presenter.
From an early age the future actress went to the music school, was engaged in choreography and horseback riding.
Evgenia debuted in the film Ten Winters In One Summer in 1969 at the age of fourteen.
Evgenia got Nika award as best actress in the film Ellipsis, Order of Honor (2005), Golden Eagle prize, Order For Services to the Fatherland IV degree (2011).
Her first husband was actor Alexander Kaidanovsky. They have a daughter – Zoe (born in 1976).
Simonova’s second husband is film director Andrew Eshpai. In 1985 Evgenia gave birth to their daughter Maria.
1975 – The Lost Expedition
1976 – Gold River
1978 – Ordinary Miracle
1978 – School Waltz
1984 – Tales of the old man
1985 – Blue City
1985 – Children of the Sun
1986 – Wild Wind
1996 – Little Queen and others
2004 – Talisman of Love
2006 – Dots
2010 – Two Captains
2011 – Two tickets to Venice
2012 – Elysium