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Alla Sergeyevna Demidova

Alla Demidova is a Russian actress internationally acclaimed for the tragic parts in innovative plays staged by Yuri Lyubimov in the Taganka Theatre.


  • Demidova, Alla was born on September 29, 1936.

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    • Graduated in 1964 from the Shchukin Drama School.


    • Olga (Day Stars) 1968, Maria Spiridonova (The Sixth of July) 1968. Zhenya (A Degree of Risk) 1969, Julia von Meek (Tchaikovsky) 1970, Lesya Ukrainka (I Come to You) 1972, Jana (The Choice of a Goai), 1973, Liza (The Mirror) A. Tarkovsky, 1975, the Soothsayer (The Little Scarlet Flower) 1978, Pashenka (Father Sergius) 1978, Duchess of Marlborough (A Glass of Water) TV 1979. mother of Lida (Starfall) 1982. One of the leading film and theatre actresses in the Soviet Union. Initially trained as an economist. A graduate of the economics faculty of Moscow University in 1960.

      Worked in the famous Taganka Theatre. First film, The Leningrad Symphony in 1957. Played Julia von Mekk in Tchaikovskii, 1970, which made her famous.

      Other films of note: Larisa Shepit’- ko’s You and /, Andrei Tarkovskii’s The Mirror, Iulii Karasik’s The Seagull.
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    Born September 29, 1936


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