Since childhood, Valentina Telichkina dreamed of becoming an actress, and she began acting in films already in her third year at VGIK. She became famous thanks to her role in the film by Sergei Gerasimov “Journalist”, and then played in the films of Leonid Gaidai, Mark Zakharov, Nikita Mikhalkov. Telichkina often starred in episodes and even received an award for “creating the images of contemporaries in the cinema.” Among the heroines of the actress were simple Soviet women – saleswomen, teachers, villagers. And in 2009, Valentina Telichkina was awarded the title of People’s Artist of Russia.
Alexander Shirvindt graduated from the Theater School. Shchukin, and then began to teach there. He played on the leading stages of the country, staged performances himself and wrote scripts for them. For more than 20 years he was the permanent artistic director of the Theater of Satire. In the cinema, the artist starred in famous Soviet directors – Eldar Ryazanov, Mark Zakharov and Viktor Buturlin. Shirvindt became famous after the release of the film “Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath!”, where he played a friend of the protagonist.
Since childhood, Elina Bystritskaya dreamed of becoming an actress. But before entering the theater institute, she served in a military hospital, graduated from an obstetric school and one course at the Faculty of Philology. Later, Bystritskaya played dozens of roles in the theater and cinema, but she became famous for the role of the Cossack woman Aksinya in the film adaptation of the novel The Quiet Flows the Don by Mikhail Sholokhov.
Irina Skobtseva was born in Tula, and this event took place on August 22, 1927. Her family had nothing to do with the world of art. So, her father, Konstantin Alekseevich, worked in the main department of the meteorological service and was a valuable researcher. The mother of the future actress, Yulia Nikolaevna, worked as an archivist.
If someone does not know the name of Ekaterina Savinova, then it does not matter – after all, one has only to name her main, stellar, most memorable role in the cinema – Frosya Burlakova, as everyone will immediately remember what kind of actress she is. And who would have thought that the life of this talented woman, who has a bright appearance, an outstanding acting talent and a unique voice of 3 octaves, would end so ridiculously, and in the column “cause of death” it would be written – “separation of the head by train wheels” …
At the institute, she met Yevgeny Tashkov, a future famous film director. Eight months after graduating from VGIK, he proposed to her. Savinova’s reaction was a little strange – she burst into tears. But she agreed … And a few years later they had a son, who was named Andrei.
From the Siberian Taiga to the stars of Soviet cinema. The creative path of Inna Makarova turned out to be straight and long. That rare case when a profession was chosen in childhood, university exams were passed from the summer, the first role brings success, and in adulthood, creative life is in full swing: new paintings and meetings with viewers.
Nonna Mordyukova has played over 60 film roles. She starred in adaptations of classics, films about the war, dramas and comedies and invariably impressed the audience with her sincerity. “My heroine is the people,” said the actress.