Nina Drobysheva is a Soviet and Russian theater and film actress, People’s Artist of the RSFSR (1985). Nina is known for the role of Edith Piaf in the eponymous play.
Pretty girl was born on July 21, 1939 in Leningrad. Her father died during the war, and her mother worked hard to feed her family. So the girl was brought up by her grandmother. Early childhood is associated with terrible military events. During the siege of Leningrad, the girl was evacuated from her native Leningrad together with her family. When they returned the future actress entered secondary school. Nina was an active girl and was fond of theater.
While still a schoolgirl, in 1955, Nina played her debut role in the film Two Captains. This film had a noticeable success, and the charming girl drew the attention of other filmmakers.
She graduated from the school at the Leningrad Youth Theater in 1961. And in 1962 she began to work in the theater. You know, Nina received the main role in the play Romeo and Juliet. The performance was a huge success thanks to the beginning actress.
By the way, Nina played in the films Fathers and Sons, The Street Is Full Of Surprises, Immortal Song. In 1960, the girl learned that Grigory Chukhray, famous for his films Forty-first and Ballad of the Soldier, began to work on the third film Clear Sky. Drobysheva got the main role. This work brought the actress three first prizes at international film festivals, not only in Russia, but also abroad. She was an honored guest at the cinematographic events in Mexico City and San Francisco.
The actress has played in more than twenty movies.
Actor Vitaly Konyaev was her first husband. They were together for five years.
Nina’s second husband was actor Vyacheslav Butenko. The actress has two daughters: Elena – film actress (from her first marriage) and Christina (from her second marriage).