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Yuliya Menshova, actress and TV presenter

Yuliya Menshova, actress and TV presenter

Yuliya Menshova, actress and TV presenter


Yuliya Menshova is a Soviet and Russian actress and TV presenter. She is known as Vera Bolshova in the TV series Balzac Age, or All Men Are Bast…
Yuliya was born on July 28, 1969 in Moscow into the family of actress Vera Alentova and film director Vladimir Menshov.
In 1990 Yuliya graduated from the Moscow Art Theater School. From 1990 to 1994 she worked as an actress in the troupe of Moscow Art Theatre.
Menshova was often compared to America’s Oprah Winfrey. Her women’s talk show on TV6, Ya sama (I’ll Do It Myself, 1995-2001), regularly ruled the ratings.
Yuliya has two children with her ex-husband, Igor Gordin, film and theater actor, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation: son Andrei Gordin (born in 1997) and daughter Taisia Gordina (born in 2003).

Selected Filmography
1990 – When the Saints Go Marching
1991 – Go, Manya!
1991 – Sukhovo-Kobylin’s case
1992 – Silence
1992 – Unexpected visits
1993 – I wish I knew
2004 – The Best Holiday
2006 – Big Love
2007 – Hold Me Tight (TV series)
2008-2010 – The crime will be solved
2010 – The Seventh Victim
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Vera Alentova, her husband and their daughter Yulia Menshova

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Vera Alentova, her husband and their daughter Yulia Menshova


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Yuliya, her ex-husband Igor Gordin and their children

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Yuliya – Russian actress and TV presenter

Menshova Yulia actress

Yuliya – Russian actress and TV presenter

Menshova Yulia actress

Yuliya – Russian actress and TV presenter


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