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Yuliya Peresild, actress

Yuliya Peresild

Yuliya Peresild – Russian actress


Yuliya Peresild is a Russian theater and film actress.
Pretty girl was born on September 5, 1984 in Pskov, Russia. Her mother worked as a teacher in kindergarten. And her father is a talented painter – iconographer.
In her childhood Yuliya loved to sing and was a member of the local musical group Equalizer. At the age of eleven the girl went to Moscow to take part in the children’s TV show Morning Star. Since then she had dreamed of living in the capital.
In 2001, Peresild met an interesting and creative person – Sergey Rakhmanov. They created a duet Night Platform and performed in military units, orphanages and nursing homes.
After graduating from school Yuliya entered the Pskov Pedagogical Institute, Russian Philology Department. A year later the girl went to Moscow and entered the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts.
Then, in 2007, Peresild became an actress of the Theater of Nations. Now Yuliya collaborates with the School of Modern Play, Moscow Theater of Drama on Malaya Bronnaya and Yevgeny Mironov’s theater company.
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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). In addition, she is a member of the public organization Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation. Talented woman was awarded the Order of Friendship of the Russian Federation in 2011.
Cute girl was born on May 23, 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 sent to the Orenburg Oblast Drama Theatre. 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.
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Yuliya Zimina, actress

Yuliya Zimina - Russian actress

Yuliya Zimina – Russian actress


Yuliya Zimina is a Russian actress and TV presenter.
Beautiful girl was born on July 4, 1981 in Krasniy Kut, Saratov Oblast, Russia. Her parents were respected people in the city. Alexander Petrovich, Julia’s father, worked as a veterinarian, and later taught Latin and therapy at the technical school. Zoya Grigorievna, the mother of a future actress, taught children in primary school classes. Julia has older sister Elena, who was fond of music and later became the leader of the choir.
To tell the truth, Zimina was very fond of music and dreamed of becoming a singer. She studied at a music school and tried to sing at any opportunity. After the ninth grade, she tried to enter a music school, but was not taken. The girl was incredibly upset, but firmly decided to fulfill her dream and become a famous actress, as well as dance on stage.
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Natalya Seleznyova

Natalya Seleznyova

Natalya Seleznyova


Natalya Seleznyova is a Soviet and Russian theater and film actress, People’s Artist of the Russian Federation (1996).
Pretty girl was born on June 19, 1945 in Moscow. Her father, Igor Seleznyov, was known photographer in the Soviet Union, and her mother, Elena Polinkovskaya was a popular artist. The family’s favorite writer was Leo Tolstoy, and the girl was named in honor of Natasha Rostova.
When the girl was only 6 years old, the famous actor Mikhail Mayorov invited her to the Soviet Army Theater. Little girl got the role of the main character in the play Thirty Pieces of Silver, which the young actress performed for 3 years in a row.
Because of the filming in the movies, the girl had to change schools several times. One year Natasha even studied in Leningrad and lived with her mother in a hotel. After graduating from school in 1963, the girl entered the Boris Shchukin Theatre Institute. Then Seleznyova became an actress of the Moscow Academic Satire Theater. Anatoly Papanov, Andrei Mironov and Spartak Mishulin performed in the same theater.
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Victoria Bonya

Victoria Bonya

Victoria Bonya

Victoria Bonya is a Russian TV presenter, actress and model.
Pretty girl was born on November 27, 1979 in Krasnokamensk, Chita Region. At the age of 16 she came to Moscow. Her career began in the Lotto Bingo. Also she managed to work as a waitress, secretary of the company for the production of plastic windows.
In 2001 the beautiful girl represented Russia at the beauty pageant Miss Earth. A year later, in 2002, she went to the United States.
On May 9, 2006 Bonya became a member of the reality show Dom-2 and spent about a year there. The girl had a relationship with Stepan Menshikov and Anton Potapovich. By the way, she has become one of the most prominent members of the show.
Outstanding Victoria entered the list of 50 Most Beautiful People of Moscow in May 2007.
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Emilia Spivak, Russian actress

Emilia Spivak, Russian actress

Emilia Spivak, Russian actress


Emilia Spivak is a Russian theater and film actress.
Beautiful girl was born on November 18, 1981 in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg). She is a daughter of theater director, People’s Artist of Russia – Semyon (Solomon) Spivak.
In 2003 Emilia graduated from the St. Petersburg Dramatic Academy. The girl took part in academic performances Older Brother, Kabare. While still a student of the academy Emilia began acting in films. You know, she was offered a role in the detective series Secrets of the Investigation. At that time, the main actress of the project Anna Kovalchuk was temporarily absent, and the aspiring actress had the honor to replace her. Subsequently, Emilia continued to star in the cult series until 2008.
By the way, Emilia worked in Youth Theater on Fontanka and the Moscow Art Theatre named after Anton Chekhov.
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Olga Kabo, actress

Olga Kabo – Soviet and Russian actress

Olga Kabo – Soviet and Russian actress


Olga Kabo is a Soviet and Russian actress, Honored Artist of Russia (2002), a member of the Russian Stuntmen’s Association (1996).
Pretty girl was born on January 28, 1968 in Moscow into the family of engineers. Her grandfather was a Secretary of the Central Committee of Youth of Ukraine. In 1937 he was arrested and sent to Kolyma. There he married and only after rehabilitation returned to Moscow, where his son Igor was born. During the Great Patriotic War, his relatives in Ukraine were shot by the occupiers.
From an early age Olga was engaged in many artistic activities: she studied ballroom dance, rhythmic gymnastics, and even entered the cosmonaut’s studio. The girl studied English at a special school with advanced English courses. And she attended art and musical schools, later the Moscow conservatory.
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