Famous Russian Actresses

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 1 Margarita Levieva

Margarita Levieva
19
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Margarita Levieva is a Russian-American actress known for playing important roles in TV series like Vanished, How to Make It in America, Revenge, Allegiance, and The Deuce. Apart from being an actress, Levieva is also a dancer. She has also been training as a rhythmic gymnast since the age of three.

 2 Svetlana Khodchenkova

Svetlana Khodchenkova
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

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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 3 Olesya Rulin

Olesya Rulin
18
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow

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.

 4 Yuliya Snigir

Yuliya Snigir
3
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Donskoy, Russia

 5 Alla Nazimova

Alla Nazimova
12
Famous As: Actress
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.

 6 Vera Glagoleva

Vera Glagoleva
4
Famous As: Actress, Film director
Birthdate: January 31, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: August 16, 2017

 7 Olga Fonda

Olga Fonda
16
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ukhta, Russia
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 8 Irina Baeva

Irina Baeva
16
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: October 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 9 Ksenia Sobchak

Ksenia Sobchak
40
Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: November 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leningrad, Russia

Ksenia Sobchak is a Russian TV anchor, journalist, actress, socialite, and public figure. The daughter of popular Russian politicians, Sobchak achieved popularity when she started hosting the popular reality TV show, Dom-2. In 2018, at the age of 36, she was chosen as the Civic Initiative's presidential candidate, becoming the youngest presidential candidate in the history of Russia.

 10 Sophie Tucker

Sophie Tucker
19
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 13, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tul'chyn, Ukraine
Died: February 9, 1966

 11 Polina Gagarina

Polina Gagarina
15
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 12 Oxana Fedorova

Oxana Fedorova
17
Famous As: Russian television presenter
Birthdate: December 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pskov

 13 Yulia Peresild

Yulia Peresild
6
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 5, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pskov, Russia

 14 Svetlana Vladimirovna Medvedeva

Svetlana Vladimirovna Medvedeva
40
Birthdate: March 15, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kronstadt

 15 Paulina Andreeva

Paulina Andreeva
26
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 16 Marina Aleksandrova

Marina Aleksandrova
11
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kiskunmajsa, Hungary

 17 Maryana Spivak

Maryana Spivak
5
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 18 Tatiana Okunevskaya

Tatiana Okunevskaya
15
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 3, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zavidovo, Russia
Died: May 15, 2002

 19 Maya Plisetskaya

Maya Plisetskaya
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Famous As: Ballet dancer, Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, Prima ballerina assoluta
Birthdate: November 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow
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. 

 20 Galina Jovovich

Galina Jovovich
16
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 28, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tuapse

 21 Maria Lark

Maria Lark
16
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 20, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Siberia, Russia

 22 Alisa Freindlich

Alisa Freindlich
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 23 Kseniya Rappoport

Kseniya Rappoport
3
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 24 Maria Ouspenskaya

Maria Ouspenskaya
15
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 29, 1876
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tula, Russia
Died: December 3, 1949

 25 Pati Behrs

Pati Behrs
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Famous As: Ballet dancer
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.

 26 Elena Lyadova

Elena Lyadova
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Morshansk, Russia

 27 Natalie Burn

Natalie Burn
16
Famous As: Film actress
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine

 28 Oksana Akinshina

Oksana Akinshina
18
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 29 Maria Poezzhaeva

Maria Poezzhaeva
6
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Perm, Russia

 30 Ekaterina Klimova

Ekaterina Klimova
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 24, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 31 Olga Baclanova

Olga Baclanova
14
Famous As: Actress
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.

 32 Svetlana Ivanova

Svetlana Ivanova
5
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 26, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 33 Dina Mousawi

Dina Mousawi
23
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Iraq

 34 Irina Pantaeva

Irina Pantaeva
15
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 31, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ulan-Ude, Russia

 35 Svetlana Ustinova

Svetlana Ustinova
2
Famous As: Actress, Producer, Writer
Birthdate: May 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Severodvinsk, Russia

 36 Angelina Danilova

Angelina Danilova
15
Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: December 28, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 37 Irina Voronina

Irina Voronina
15
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dzerzhinsk, Russia

 38 Lyubov Orlova

Lyubov Orlova
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 11, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zvenigorod, Russia
Died: January 26, 1975

 39 Natalya Andrejchenko

Natalya Andrejchenko
7
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 40 Anastasia Dobromyslova

Anastasia Dobromyslova
16
Famous As: Darts player
Birthdate: September 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tver

 41 Naina Yeltsina

Naina Yeltsina
37
Birthdate: March 14, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Q18803764

 42 Jeanna Friske

Jeanna Friske
15
Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: July 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: June 15, 2015

 43 Irina Antonenko

Irina Antonenko
3
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yekaterinburg, Russia

 44 Elena Berkova

Elena Berkova
16
Famous As: Glamour model
Birthdate: March 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Murmansk, Russia

 45 Margarita Terekhova

Margarita Terekhova
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Turinsk, Russia

 46 Lyudmila Vlasova

Lyudmila Vlasova
15
Famous As: Ballet dancer, Actress
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.

 47 Olga Lomonosova

Olga Lomonosova
4
Famous As: Actress, Ballet dancer
Birthdate: May 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Donetsk, Ukraine

While Olga Lomonosova initially gained fame as a ballerina and also excelled in rhythmic gymnastics, she later ventured into acting. Best known for her performances as Kira Voropayeva in the series Not Born Beautiful and the title role in the film Masha, she has also appeared in the Netflix series Better than Us.

 48 Glukoza

Glukoza
16
Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: June 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow

 49 Ravshana Kurkova

Ravshana Kurkova
23
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tashkent, Uzbekistan

 50 Ekaterina Vilkova

Ekaterina Vilkova
7
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 11, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia