Famous Russian Actresses

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Sasha Luss
(Russian Model and Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Anna Poliatova’ in the Film 'Anna')
Sasha Luss
64
Birthdate: June 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Magadan, Russia
Russian model Sasha Luss is known for her association with top-notch brands such as Prada and Louis Vuitton. Although she initially dreamed of being a ballerina, an ankle injury stopped her ballet career short. She has also starred in the titular role in the spy thriller Anna
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Kristina Pimenova
(Russian Model)
Kristina Pimenova
19
Birthdate: December 27, 2005
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Blue-eyed Russian child model Kristina Pimenova was already a star by age 10, having signed a deal with LA Models and worked for Armani and Benetton. Criticized for her “sexed-up” images on social media, she grew up to experiment with acting in films such as The Russian Bride.

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Olesya Rulin
(Actress)
Olesya Rulin
40
Birthdate: March 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Olesya Rulin is a Russian-American actress best known for acting in the High School Musical film franchise. Even though she was interested in the show business from a young age, she began her career as a nurse assistant. She eventually became an actress and found tremendous success with the release of the High School Musical films.

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 4 
Svetlana Khodchenkova
(Russian Actress Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘Bless the Woman’ and ‘Love in the Big City’)
Svetlana Khodchenkova
5
Birthdate: January 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Svetlana Khodchenkova is a Russian actress best known for playing Irina in the 2016 film, Viking. She is also known for playing Vera in Bless the Woman, for which she received a nomination for Best Actress at the Nika Award. In 2008, she received the award for Best Actress at the Polish Film Festival for her performance in the movie Little Moscow.

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Alla Nazimova
(Actress, Director, Producer Best Known for Her Film ‘Salome’)
Alla Nazimova
26
Birthdate: June 3, 1879
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yalta, Crimea, Russian Empire
Died: July 13, 1945

Alla Nazimova was a Russian-American actress who had an extensive career on Broadway. She acted in the classic plays of playwrights like Ibsen, Chekhov, and Turgenev. She eventually moved on to films and had an equally successful stint in cinema as well. She was openly bisexual and had sexual relationships with women while being married to a man.

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Yuliya Snigir
(Russian Model and Actress)
Yuliya Snigir
3
Birthdate: June 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Donskoy, Russia
 7 
Olga Fonda
(Russian-American Model and Actress)
Olga Fonda
32
Birthdate: October 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ukhta, Russia
 8 
Irina Baeva
(Russian Actress and Model)
Irina Baeva
36
Birthdate: October 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
 9 
Oxana Fedorova
(Russian Actress, TV Presenter, Singer, Model, Fashion Designer, Beauty Queen, and Former Police Officer)
Oxana Fedorova
34
Birthdate: December 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pskov, Russia
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Pati Behrs
(Ballet dancer)
Pati Behrs
45
Birthdate: February 13, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Turkey
Died: July 4, 2004

Pati Behrs was a Russian-American actress and prima ballerina. In addition to being a celebrity, Pati Behrs was also an animal rights advocate who worked closely with the California-based non-profit corporation, Actors and Others for Animals. She presented Actors and Others with her famous baby grand piano, which was later sold to help animals in need.

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Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė
(Lithuanian Actress Who Appears Predominantly in Russian Films)
Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė
7
Birthdate: January 20, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania

Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė is а Lithuanian actress who appears predominantly in Russian films. She achieved popularity in 1994, when she won the Nika Award for Best Actress. Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė is аlso a recipient of the State Prize of the Russian Federation.

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Vera Glagoleva
(Russian Actress Best Remembered for Playing Important Roles in Romantic Comedies and Melodramas)
Vera Glagoleva
10
Birthdate: January 31, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: August 16, 2017

Vera Glagoleva was a Russian and Soviet film director and actress. She is best remembered for playing important roles in romantic comedies and melodramas. Some of her best known films include To Marry a Captain, Do Not Shoot at White Swans, and Poor Sasha. In 2011, Vera Glagoleva was honored with the People's Artist of Russia award.

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Sophie Tucker
(American Comedian, Actress, Singer, and Radio Personality)
Sophie Tucker
47
Birthdate: January 13, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tul'chyn, Ukraine
Died: February 9, 1966
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Polina Gagarina
34
Birthdate: March 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Paulina Andreeva
36
Birthdate: October 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Galina Jovovich
32
Birthdate: October 28, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tuapse, Russia
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Maya Plisetskaya
(Former ballet dancer, choreographer)
Maya Plisetskaya
32
Birthdate: November 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: May 2, 2015

Maya Plisetskaya was a legendary Soviet and Russian ballerina. Growing up in a war-torn region, she had a difficult childhood. She sought solace in ballet and pursued a career as a dancer. She was remarkably fluid in her movements and soon became internationally renowned. She later became a ballet director and choreographer. She was married to composer Rodion Shchedrin. 

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Oksana Akinshina
34
Birthdate: April 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Maryana Spivak
7
Birthdate: March 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
 20 
Yulia Peresild
54
Birthdate: September 5, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pskov, Russia
 21 
Alisa Freindlich
3
Birthdate: December 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Tatiana Okunevskaya
24
Birthdate: March 3, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zavidovo, Russia
Died: May 15, 2002
 23 
Maria Lark
(Actress)
Maria Lark
41
Birthdate: June 20, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Siberia, Russia
 24 
Tania Russof
(Latvian Pornographic Film Actor)
Tania Russof
65
Birthdate: July 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Riga, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union
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Maria Ouspenskaya
29
Birthdate: July 29, 1876
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tula, Russia
Died: December 3, 1949
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Olga Baclanova
(Actress Known for Her Roles in the Films: 'Freaks' and 'The Man Who Laughs')
Olga Baclanova
23
Birthdate: August 19, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: September 6, 1974

Russian actor Olga Baclanova was also a skilled ballerina and opera singer who had a decent career in Hollywood, too. A star of the silent-film age, she was seen in films such as The Wolf of Wall Street and Are You There? Post-retirement, she moved to Switzerland.

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Dina Mousawi
(Actress)
Dina Mousawi
88
Birthplace: Iraq
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Maria Poezzhaeva
7
Birthdate: March 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Perm, Russia
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Kseniya Rappoport
5
Birthdate: March 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Svetlana Ivanova
14
Birthdate: September 26, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Olga Dihovichnaya
(Belarusian-born Russian Actress, Director, and Producer)
Olga Dihovichnaya
20
Birthdate: September 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, USSR (now Belarus)

Olga Dihovichnaya is a Belarusian-born Russian actress, director, and producer. After starting her career as a TV host, Dihovichnaya went on to establish herself as a successful actress and director. Olga Dihovichnaya is also credited with directing many documentaries.

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Ekaterina Klimova
8
Birthdate: January 24, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Anastasia Dobromyslova
38
Birthdate: September 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tver
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Irina Pantaeva
33
Birthdate: October 31, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ulan-Ude, Russia
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Natalie Burn
(Ukrainian-American Model, Actress, Film Producer, and Screenwriter)
Natalie Burn
32
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
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Elena Lyadova
(Actress)
Elena Lyadova
2
Birthdate: December 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Morshansk, Russia
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Svetlana Ustinova
(Actress, Producer, Writer)
Svetlana Ustinova
2
Birthdate: May 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Severodvinsk, Russia
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Alla Kliouka
(Actress)
Alla Kliouka
10
Birthdate: February 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
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Lyubov Orlova
(Actress)
Lyubov Orlova
3
Birthdate: February 11, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zvenigorod, Russia
Died: January 26, 1975
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Irina Voronina
(Russian Model, Actress, and Stand-up Comedian)
Irina Voronina
31
Birthdate: December 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dzerzhinsk, Russia
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Chulpan Khamatova
43
Birthdate: October 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kazan, Russia
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Irina Antonenko
3
Birthdate: September 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yekaterinburg, Russia
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Jeanna Friske
(Singer, Actress)
Jeanna Friske
28
Birthdate: July 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: June 15, 2015
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Yekaterina Golubeva
24
Birthdate: October 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 14, 2011
 45 
Lila Kedrova
(Actress)
Lila Kedrova
10
Birthdate: October 9, 1909
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: February 16, 2000
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Elizaveta Boyarskaya
35
Birthdate: December 20, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Lyudmila Vlasova
(Ballet dancer, Actress)
Lyudmila Vlasova
24
Birthdate: March 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Soviet ballet dancer Lyudmila Vlasova was raised singlehandedly by her mother, who was part of the Red Army Theater. Known for her long stint with the Bolshoi Theater, she was also praised for her performances with her partner and husband Alexander Godunov, a renowned ballet dancer himself.

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Angelina Danilova
(Singer, Actress)
Angelina Danilova
30
Birthdate: December 28, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Marina Aleksandrova
38
Birthdate: August 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kiskunmajsa, Hungary
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Viktoriya Isakova
2
Birthdate: October 12, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dagestan, Russia