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).
Lubov starred in more than 80 films, including The Twelve Chairs (1976), Zmeelov (1985), Interdevochka (1989), Babnik (1990), Shirley Myrli (1995), The Most Beautiful (2005), Star of the era (TV series) (2005).
In March 2006, Lubov starred in the TV series My Fair Nanny. It was her last role.
Soviet and Russian actress died on November 28, 2006 in Moscow, Russia. She was buried at Troekurov cemetery.
In 2009 First Channel released documentary Lyubov Polishchuk – Woman holiday.
Her first husband was actor Valery Makarov. They were together from 1971 to 1976. On February 15, 1972 Lubov gave birth to their son – Alexei Makarov, who is also an actor.
Her second husband was artist Sergei Tsigal. Their daughter Marietta Tsigal-Polischuk was born on October 14, 1984. Marietta is an actress and TV presenter.