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Natalya Krivozub – actress Natalia Bardot

Natalya Krivozub - actress Natalia Bardot

Natalya Krivozub – actress Natalia Bardot


Natalya Krivozub (also known as Natalia Bardot) is a Russian actress, singer, and model.
Pretty girl was born on April 5, 1988 in Moscow. Since her childhood she dreamed of becoming a famous person. As a child, Natasha studied at a music school, attended an art school, played basketball, was engaged in ballet and gymnastics.
Her first role was in the film Pushkin Last Duel (2006) when she was 18 years old.
She graduated from the modeling and acting schools and then entered the Banking Institute.
To tell the truth, Nataliya was a star of the TV series Damned Paradise in which she played together with Evelina Bledans. She became popular after one of the main roles in the television series Gold Barvikha 2.
You know, Nataliya was awarded Woman’s Proud award, was the winner of the Woman Of The World award for taking part in charitable projects.
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Ekaterina Volkova – actress, singer, model

Ekaterina Volkova - actress, singer, model

Ekaterina Volkova – actress, singer, model


Ekaterina Volkova is a Russian film and theater actress, singer, songwriter, model.
Pretty girl was born on March 16, 1974 in Tomsk, USSR (now Russia). Her mother is a doctor and her father is an engineer. Katya spent her childhood in Togliatti. At the age of five, the girl was fond of legendary singer Alla Pugacheva, who became her standard of artistry and gave a goal in life. She graduated from the School of Music and Fine Art where she mastered the profession of a choral conductor.
In 1995, the girl entered the Theatre Institute in Yaroslavl. Later, in 1997, she came to Moscow and entered the Russian University of Theatre Arts.
You know, she works in the theaters and appears in films and television series.
In 1992 Volkova appeared in the film Eastern Romance. Also she starred in films including The Collector by Yuri Grymov, melodrama About Love based on Anton Chekhov’s stories and directed by Sergei Solovyov, and in the TV series Next. In 2006 Ekaterina got the main role in the film Breath In – Exhale directed by Ivan Dykhovichny.
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Anastasia Tsvetaeva

Anastasia Tsvetaeva

Anastasia Tsvetaeva


Anastasia Tsvetaeva is a Russian actress, who became famous after her role in the movie Let’s Make Love.
Pretty girl was born on September 24, 1981 in Moscow. It is interesting that in Nastya’s family there is a legend that they are distant relatives of the famous poetess Marina Tsvetaeva.
Anastasia graduated from the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS).
For the first time the actress appeared in a cameo role in the film Let’s Make Love directed by Denis Evstigneev. Then she starred in the film Do Not Even Think About It and Dream On. However, Nastya became popular after the music video of the band Zveri – Vsyo chto tebya kasaetsya (2003), and in the teen comedy Call Me Genie.
In 2004, Anastasia starred in the TV series Young And Happy on STS channel.
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Olga Pogodina, theater and film actress

Olga Pogodina, theater and film actress

Olga Pogodina, theater and film actress


Olga Pogodina is a Russian theater and film actress, film producer, screenwriter. Moreover, she is People’s Artist of the Russian Federation (2017), laureate of the Golden Eagle Award. She is a member of the Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation.
Pretty girl was born on September 21, 1976 in Moscow. Her father worked as the chief engineer and her mother was an actress.
At the age of sixteen she decided to follow in her mother’s footsteps and entered the Shchukin Theater School.
In 1998 she became an actress of the Cherry Orchard Moscow Theater Center. For the role of Mariana in the play Tartuffe the actress was nominated for the Union of Theatrical Figures of the Russian Federation award at the festival Moscow Debuts of the Year.
She has starred in over twenty commercials, the most notable of which are: Moscow Cellular, health products of the company GEZAN (France-Russia), cosmetic series Prestige of the Company ALEN MAK (Bulgaria), jewelry collection of Russian jeweler, Russian Duty Free Advertising.
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Svetlana Metkina, Hollywood actress from Moscow

Svetlana Metkina

Svetlana Metkina, Hollywood actress from Moscow


Svetlana Metkina is a Russian actress, best known in Hollywood under the name Lana Litvak.
Pretty girl was born on January 7, 1974 in Moscow. In her childhood Metkina was engaged in dancing, drawing, acting, singing. At school Svetlana and her sister Arina organized and staged performances.
Later Sveta began to play at the Young Muscovites Children’s Theatre. In 1995 the girl graduated from the Shchukin Theatre School.
You know, Svetlana made her debut in the movie Family in 1998.
Now Metkina plays in Hollywood films.
The first American film with her participation was released in 2001. It was Slingshot. Then there were films Barbarian, Second Front, Minnie’s First Time (film with Alec Baldwin, where Svetlana played Russian wife of one of the heroes).
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Ekaterina Dubakina

Ekaterina Dubakina - Russian actress

Ekaterina Dubakina – Russian actress


Ekaterina Dubakina is a bright Russian actress, who became widely known after her role in the television series My Fair Nanny. This role became a ticket to the world of big movie for the red-haired girl. In the TV series Dubakina played together with famous Russian actors Sergey Zhigunov and Anastasia Zavorotnyuk.
Pretty girl was born on November 2, 1989 in Sevastopol, USSR. Her father worked in Moscow and her mother was a housewife. Ekaterina has an older sister who lives in Sweden now.
The girl studied at a music school where she learned to play the piano and the guitar.
It was difficult for Ekaterina to choose the profession. In high school, she was thinking about journalism. At the age of 14, Katya, who attended the theater college, played a small role in The Lonely Heaven directed by Sergei Rusakov. A year later, Dubakina was invited to the casting of the TV series My Fair Nanny. Soon she got the role of the eldest daughter of the main character.
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Olga Sidorova, actress and model

Olga Sidorova, actress and model

Olga Sidorova, actress and model


Olga Sidorova is a Russian actress and model.
Pretty girl was born on June 15, 1976 in Moscow. The father of the future actress, Evgeni Alekseevich Sidorov, doctor of physical and mathematical sciences. In his youth he invented the heart rate monitor for cosmonauts, which was used by Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.
Little girl loved to be in the spotlight. She went to music school, practiced ballet, studied foreign languages. You know, Olga participated in musical competitions. After school, she wanted to become a journalist.
Actress Olga and TV host Dana Borisova look alike. It is interesting that in 1993 Dana Borisova entered the faculty of journalism at the Moscow State University, where Olga was going to study. Girls could become classmates, but Sidorova changed her mind and in 1999 she graduated from the Russian University of Theatre Arts (GITIS).
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