Yuliya Peresild, 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.
She is a trustee of the charity fund Galchonok, helping children with organic lesions of the central nervous system.
In 2010, Peresild received a Crystal Turandot award as Best Actress (Warsaw Melody), White Elephant award as Best Supporting Actress and Golden Eagle award as Best Supporting Actress.
On March 15, 2013 Yuliya was awarded the Presidential Award for contribution to the development of national theater and cinema.
The debut role for Yuliya was Natasha Kublakova in the series Uchastok, where she was lucky to work with Sergei Bezrukov and his wife Irina Bezrukova.
According to film critics, the actress really revealed her talent only in 2008 in the film Captive directed by Alexei Uchitel, where she played the main character Nastya. This role has brought Peresild great success and popularity.
In 2015, Peresild played the main role of the famous sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko in the film Battle for Sevastopol. The actress herself considers her role in this film her main film work for the whole acting career. By the way, she played in the television series Lyudmila Gurchenko, based on autobiographical books of the legend of Soviet cinema. Again, Peresild got the main role, although initially the directors wanted to invite Nonna Grishaeva to this role.
The Mysterious Passion is the television series based on the novel by the writer and dissident Vasily Aksenov. Brilliant actress played the role of the writer’s wife Maya Carmen. The series has gained immense popularity, because the Soviet cultural elite of the 60’s can be guessed there – Okudzhava, Vysotsky, Tarkovsky, Akhmadulina and others. Chulpan Khamatova, Sergei Bezrukov, Philip Jankowski and other modern stars played there.
In the media, Julia Peresild is often compared with Svetlana Khodchenkova because they look alike. The actress said in one of the interviews that she would have enjoyed working with Svetlana together.
The actress played many roles in the theater productions: The Trojan Women, Bluebeard – Hope of Women, Viy by Nikolai Gogol, Wheel of Fortune by Carl Orff, Unmarried Moliere based on Moliere’s plays, Swedish Match by Anton Chekhov, Killer Joe by Tracy Letts, Miss Julie by August Strindberg, Grooms by Isaac Dunaevskiy, and many others.
Moreover, in 2017, the actress signed a contract with the Swiss watch brand Rado, becoming the official face of the brand in Russia.
Her personal life is a mystery. According to the press Yuliya had a love affair with famous director Alexei Uchitel. Some sources claim that he is the father of her daughters: Anna was born in 2009 and Maria was born in 2012.
first child born in 2009. The girl was named Anna. Three years later Yuliya gave birth to the second daughter named Masha. The true name of the child’s father is hiding.
They say she dated actor Alexander Novin.
By the way, there were rumors about Yuliya’s love affair with actor Evgeny Tsyganov. They played together in the film Battle for Sevastopol. However, these rumors were not officially confirmed.
Later, in 2017, there were rumors about Peresild’s relationship with oligarch Roman Abramovich, who at that time divorced Daria Zhukova. According to the actress, they are just friends.
Her official site: peresild.ru