Tatiana Doronina, Soviet Russian actress
Tatiana Doronina is a popular Soviet and Russian film and theater actress, theater director, People’s Artist of the USSR (1981). The actress was awarded the Order of Merit for the Fatherland (3rd class – 11 June 2003; 4th class – 23 October 1998), and Order of Honor (8 September 2008).
Tatiana was born on September 12, 1933 in Leningrad, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia).
After graduating the famous Moscow Art Theater, she returned to Leningrad and joined the Bolshoi Drama Theatre headed by Georgy Tovstonogov.
Among her best roles played on the stage are Sofia in Woe from Wit, Masha in Chekhov’s Three Sisters, Lushka in Virgin Soil Upturned by Mikhail Sholokhov, Nadia in the play My Elder Sister and Natasha in the play by Edvard Radzinsky, known as the Once Again About Love, Arkadina in The Sea-Gull by Chekhov, Dulcinea del Toboso in the play by Alexander Volodin, Queen Elizabeth of England and Mary Stuart in Vivat Regina.
One of her most famous movie roles is Once More about Love, in which she plays a flight attendant.
Tatiana wrote the book Diary of Actress (the first edition was released in 1998, the second in 2005).
Her first husband was a fellow student at the School of the Moscow Art Theatre – Oleg Basilashvili.
Drama and theater critic, Professor of the Leningrad Theatre Institute, Anatoly Yufit became Tatiana’s second husband. He was 10 years older than the actress.
Later Doronina was married to playwright Edvard Radzinsky and actor Boris Khimichev.
Robert Tikhonenko became her fifth husband.
1955 – The first echelon
1961 – Horizon
1970 – Wonderful character
1973 – Stepmother
1974 – Bride
1985 – Valentin and Valentina