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Larissa Guzeyeva, actress

Larissa Guzeyeva, actress

Larissa Guzeyeva, actress

Larissa Guzeyeva is a talented Soviet and Russian theater and film actress, bright TV presenter, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (1994), member of the public organization Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation. In 2011 she was awarded the Order of Friendship of the Russian Federation.
Larissa was born on 23 May 1959 in Orenburg Region, USSR. The girl was brought up by her mother, who was a teacher, and her stepfather, so she got a strict upbringing. Since childhood, Larissa dreamed of becoming an actress.
After school, she went to Leningrad to enter the Theatre Institute.

In 1984 Guzeyeva graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Theater, Music and Cinema and was distributed to the Orenburg Oblast Drama Theatre. After graduation, she began working in theater. Her first starring role in the film was the role of Larissa Ogudalova in the movie Cruel Romance directed by Eldar Ryazanov. Since that she has become famous and popular.
On October 8, 2008 Larissa became a presenter of the program Let’s Get Married on Russian TV.
In 2009, for her work in this program, the actress became the winner of the Russian National Television Award in the nomination The Best Talk Show Host.

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Larisa in her childhood

Personal life
In 1984 on the set of the film The Rivals the actress met her first husband Ilya. He worked as an assistant operator. All the years of marriage Larissa struggled with his drug addiction, but everything was in vain. After seven years of marriage the actress left her husband. Subsequently, he died of a drug overdose.
In 1991 Larissa met her second husband Kakha Tolordava in Tbilisi, Georgia on the set of the film directed by Mikhail Kalatozishvili. In the same year Larissa gave birth to her son Georgy. However the actress divorced Kakha.
President of the Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Russia, owner of the Moscow restaurant Nostalgia, Igor Bukharov, became her third husband. Guzeyeva met Igor, when she was 18 years old, and he was – 17. They were friends for many years. Her second child, daughter Olga, was born in 1999.
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Larissa Guzeyeva, actress