Russian Personalities

People well-known in art, sport, film, fashion

Olga Sutulova, actress

Olga Sutulova

Olga Sutulova, actress

Olga Sutulova is a Russian film and theater actress.
She was born on May 4, 1980 in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) into a family of mathematicians and engineers. She has sister Alena, who is eight years older than Olga. Alena graduated from the Military Medical Academy and worked as a psychologist in the Ministry of Emergency Situations.
At the age of 14 the girl was sent to England to study at the Oxford school, but she was kicked out because of bad behavior. Olga was a hooligan.
Without thinking, the future actress entered the shipping company vocational school. But parents didn’t want their daughter to become a mechanic and after some time she was transferred to Alexander II high school in Peterhof.
Later Sutulova graduated from the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (VGIK).

At the age of 15, at a mutual friend’s birthday party, where Olga came with her parents, she met playwright Oleg Danilov and soon starred in the television series Waiting Room. She played the role of Sveta Ponomareva, a girl from an orphanage. Soon she got a role in the crime drama Dealing with Death. Both films were made by Dmitry Astrakhan.
In 1998, Timur Bekmambetov invited Olga to play the role of Libya in the historical film The Arena, but the low-budget movie did not bring her popularity.
Since 2001, Sutulova has starred in several films. Together with Mikhail Ulyanov and Ada Rogovtseva, Olya played in a deep and intelligent film Moscow Elegy. Also she starred in Atlantis, Film About The Film, Ambulance etc.
In 2007, Sutulova played the title role in the film Attack on Leningrad, which was awarded several prizes.
Together with Oksana Fandera and Fyodor Bondarchuk, Sutulova starred in the film About Love.
You know, the actress played the main role in Igor Voloshin’s film Nirvana in 2008.
Now the actress plays in the theater Practice, working with director Edward Boyakov.
Later, in 2017, Olga starred in the TV series Trotskiy with Konstantin Khabensky in the main role. The film was made in Mexico.

Personal life
The actress enjoys traveling and cooking.
At the end of 2009, Olga married actor Eugene Stychkin, whose first wife was famous pianist Ekaterina Skanavi. They have three children (two sons – Alex and Leo and daughter Alexandra).

Olga Sutulova, actress