Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Famous Russian Actress Tatyana Samoilova Passed Away
5.05.2014 14:27
Famous Russian Actress Tatyana Samoilova Passed Away

The People's Artist, famous Soviet and Russian actress Tatyana Samoilova passed away on Sunday night, May 5, Russian Guild of Cinema Actors reports.

      The public mourning ceremony will take place on May 7 in the House of Cinema in Moscow. Samoilova is to be buried at the Novodevichye cemetery in Moscow.

      Sergey Lazarchuk, the first vice-president of the Russia's Union of Cinematographers, told the press that Samoilova had been taken to the hospital on her 80th birthday, May 4. According to some information, Samoilova suffered from ischemia and hypertension.

      Tatyana Samoilova was born on 4 May 1934 in Leningrad (St. Petersburg currently), then moved to Moscow with her family. Samoilova graduated from Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre's ballet school and from Boris Shchukin Theatre Institute in 1956.

      Samoilova was propelled to stardom in 1957, when she played the leading role of Veronika in "The Cranes Are Flying". The film was an international success, winning the Palme d'Or at Cannes and a special prize for Samoilova. She received an "Orange Tree" prize from the jury as "the most modest and charming actress".

      Tatyana Samoilova also played the leading role of Anna Karenina the 1967 Soviet version of Tolstoy's novel. She is famous by her roles in "The Unsent Letter" (1959), "Italiani brava gente" (1965), "Moscow Saga" (2004) and many other movies. In 1993, she was named a People's Artist of Russia.


Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Tatyana Samoilova Russian actresses Russian cinema Russian women  

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Royal Opera House to Dedicate the Premiere of Rigoletto to Dmitry Khvorostovskys Memory
Festival for 55th Anniversary of Victor Tsoi to Be Held in Kazan
Dr. Liza Laid to Rest at Novodevichy Cemetery
$1.5 Million Worth Violin Stolen from Pavel Vernikov
Oleg Akkuratov to Give First Solo Concert in Moscow on February 1

comments powered by Disqus

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
Russian women  Udmurtia Republic  Samara Airport  Russian Duma  Moscow  Russian people  Exhibitions in Moscow  Archeology  Painting  Spassk-Dalny   Film Distribution  Dobrolyot   Ukok Plateau   Metro  Russian mobile operators  religion  Graffiti  Russian tourism  Novosibirsk  Russia investment  Domodedovo  MGIMO   Transaero  Russian Literature  Sochi Games   Russia-U.S.  corruption  Innovations  Illarion Golitsyn  Santiago Calatrava  Russian wildlife  Manezh  Sverdlovsk region  Suzdal  Russian business  Conceptualism  Russian physicists  Ennio Morricone  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Kargopol  odd news  Osnova Gallery  LGBT in Russia  contemporary art  Ice-cream Shops   Russian Cinema  bear attack  Russian history  Fires  Monuments in Moscow 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites