Elena Biryukova, theater and film actress
Elena Biryukova is a Russian theater and film actress. She became popular after television series Sasha + Masha (2003-2005).
Pretty girl was born on November 7, 1970 in Minsk, USSR. Elena has sister Anna, who is 9 years younger. As a school girl Elena studied music, ballroom dancing, fencing, athletics, swimming and went to an art school.
After school the girl decided to enter the Pedagogical Institute, but, fortunately for herself, did not pass the exams. So, she worked in the local Minsk theater. In 1992, the girl left Minsk and entered the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS).
For the first time the actress appeared on television screens in 1991. After graduation from GITIS she played at the Moscow Academic Theater named after V. Mayakovsky.
The actress gained fame and recognition for her role in the TV series Sasha + Masha, which was broadcast on television from 2003 to 2005. You know, she played the main character Masha, who wanted to marry Sasha (Georgy Dronov).
Then she received many offers to play in films and TV series, including Love in the Manger, Happy Together and the youth TV series Univer. But in those projects, Elena played episodic roles.
By the way, she played the main role in the TV series Grandfather of My Dreams. And two years later, the melodrama The Ideal Wife with Elena in the title role appeared on the television screens.
In 2007 Elena took part in the TV show Dancing on Ice: Indian Summer (Russia Channel), paired with two-time Olympic figure skating champion Artur Dmitriev.
In the theater, Elena met rock musician Alexander Romanovsky, member of the band Children of Lieutenant Schmidt. Later they got married. She was 20 years old. They were together for a year.
In Moscow, Elena married theater director Alexey Litvin. And in 1998 she gave birth to their daughter Alexandra.
Her third husband is businessman Ilya Khoroshilov, ex-husband of actress Ekaterina Klimova. Their daughter Aglaia was born in 2012.