Yuliya Menshova, actress and TV presenter
Yuliya Menshova is a Soviet and Russian actress and TV presenter. She is known as Vera Bolshova in the TV series Balzac Age, or All Men Are Bast…
Pretty girl was born on July 28, 1969 in Moscow into the family of actress Vera Alentova and film director Vladimir Menshov.
In 1990 Yuliya graduated from the Moscow Art Theater School. From 1990 to 1994 she worked as an actress in the troupe of the Moscow Art Theatre.
Working in the theater, Menshova began to act in films. Her first role was in the movie Act, Manya. In 1994, the actress suddenly decided to change her professional career, despite the fact that the career in the theater and in films developed quite successfully.
After a long break Yulia starred in the popular TV series Balzac Age in 2004. Alika Smekhova, Zhanna Epple, Lada Dance, Vera Alentova, Andrei Sokolov also played in the series.
In 2006, the actress starred along with Mikhail Porechenkov in the melodrama Big Love. Two years later, Menshova played the role of a serious investigator in the TV series Crime Will Be Revealed. Later, in 2010, the actress played a similar role in the Seventh Victim.
You know, Menshova was often compared to Oprah Winfrey. Her women’s talk show on TV6, Ya sama (I’ll Do It Myself, 1995-2001), regularly ruled the ratings. By the way, in 1999, the actress received TEFI as the best TV host.
In the beginning of 2001, Menshova decided to open her own production center.
Moreover, in 2011, Yuliya tried her hand as a director and staged the play Love. Letters at the Pushkin Theater. By the way, the main roles in the production were performed by the parents of the actress.
Then Menshova and Maxim Galkin became the new hosts of the show Tonight, after Andrei Malakhov left the project.
Yuliya has two children with her ex-husband, Igor Gordin. He is a film and theater actor, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation. They have son Andrei Gordin (born in 1997) and daughter Taisia Gordina (born in 2003).