Klara Luchko decided to become an actress after she saw an advertisement in the newspaper for recruitment to VGIK. She graduated from the workshop of Tamara Makarova and Sergei Gerasimov. The actress was remembered by many as “Turgenev’s heroine”, but Klara Luchko showed herself in different roles: she played the lively collective farmer Dasha Shelest in the film “Kuban Cossacks”, brother and sister in the fairy tale “Twelfth Night”, as well as the selfless Claudia Pukhlyakova in the film “Gypsy” .
From childhood, Lyudmila Kasatkina was engaged in amateur performances: she performed with a dance group, studied acting. After graduating from GITIS, she played at the Central Theater of the Soviet Army. Famous Kasatkina made roles in the films “Tiger Tamer”, “Remember Your Name” and “Operation Trust”.
One of the most beautiful and mysterious actresses of the Russian stage – Yulia Borisova
Perhaps, few representatives of the older generation recognize this actress. Her name is all the more unknown to the modern public. She is famous only among avid theatergoers. Which, however, is not surprising. Indeed, in her entire career, she starred in only three films. She devoted all her life and all her talent to the theater.
Critics highly appreciated her performance, directors staged performances especially for her. Well, many spectators went to the Vakhtangov Theater just to see this beautiful and talented actress.
Lyudmila Tselikovskaya had a huge nationwide love. She was literally carried on her hands. The partner of the actress on stage Vyacheslav Shalevich recalled: “There was excitement in her. She was a legend throughout the country. With the play “Money, Treachery and Love” based on the “Blue Book” by Mikhail Zoshchenko, we traveled all over the USSR. Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia – everywhere she was greeted with admiration: “Tselikovskaya!”
Valentina Serova became famous when she starred in the comedies “Girl with character” and “Hearts of four”. In the theater, she played in the dramas of Maxim Gorky and Edmond Rostand. For her role in the historical film “Glinka” Serova was awarded the Stalin Prize. A military film with her participation “Immortal Garrison” was awarded honorary diplomas of the Venice Film Festival. The husband of the actress, the poet Konstantin Simonov, dedicated his famous poem to her “Wait for me, and I will return …”.
Biography of Yanina Zhejmo
Yanina Zhejmo is a Soviet film actress, whose finest hour came in the 30s-40s of the 20th century. The most significant films in her career are Girlfriends, Wake Helen and Cinderella, in which Zheimo played the main character.
Yanina was born in the town of Volkovysk, Grodno region. At the time of the birth of the girl, this area belonged to Poland. Yana grew up in a family of circus performers. Her father Josef Boleslav Zeimo created a family troupe, which included himself, his wife Anna, son Vaclav and four daughters, of which the future screen star was the youngest.
Tractor driver Maryana, pig-breeder Glasha, collective farm chairman Galina Ermolaevna. The villagers of Marina Ladynina came out charming and convincing. She, a girl from a peasant family, had working as a milkmaid, but at the same time she was a prompter in the school’s amateur theater. She prompted so enthusiastically and loudly that she was called “artist”, and a few years later the nickname became a profession.