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Kyra Petrovskaya Wayne

Kyra Petrovskaya Wayne, Ukrainian writer. Decorated Red Star, numerous decorations Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics; recipient award, Crusade for Freedom, 1955-1956, Los Angeles County, 1972, Merit award, American Lung Association Los Angeles County, 1988, award of Merit, Congress Russian Americans, 1999.


  • Wayne, Kyra Petrovskaya was born on December 31, 1918 in Crimea, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Arrived in the United States, 1948, naturalized, 1951. Daughter of Prince Vasily Sergeyevich and Baroness Zinaida Fedorovna (Fon-Haffenberg) Obbolensky.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Leningrad Institute Theatre Arts, 1939. Master of Arts, Leningrad Institute Theatre Arts, 1940.


    • Actress, concert singer, Russia, 1939-1946. Actress, 1948-1959; enrichment lecturer Royal Viking Line cruises, Alaska-Canada, Greek Islands-Black Sea, Russia/Europe, 1978-1979, 81-82, 83-84, 86-8, 88. Served to lieutenant Russian Army, 1941-1943.



    Founder, president Clean Air Program, Los Angeles County, 1971—1972. Member Seattle Art Museum. Member women's council Station KCET-Ednl. television.

    Member Monterey County Symphony Guild, 1989—1991, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey Peninsula Museum Art, Friends of La Mirada, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Valley Children's Hospital. Member of Seattle Art Museum, Idyllwild School Music, Carmel Music Society (board directors 1992-1994), Authors Guild, Society Children's Book Writers, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Fresno Philharmonic, University of California at Los Angeles Affiliates (life), Los Angeles Lung Association (life. President and founder clean air program 1972-1974), Art and Theatre Association (trustee 1987), Friends Lung Association (president 1988), University of California at Los Angeles Medical Faculty Wives 1970-1971, (director 1971-1975), Club 25, Los Angelenos Club (life).


    • Married George J. Wayne, April 21, 1961. 1 child Ronald George.
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    • 1939
      Leningrad Institute Theatre Arts
    • 1940
      Leningrad Institute Theatre Arts
    • 1939 - 1946
      Russia, Ohio, United States
    • 1948 - 1959
    • 1978 - 1979
      enrichment lecturer, Royal Viking Line cruises
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