Tatyana SAMOYLOVA, USSR Film actress; stage actress, Mayakovsky Theater, Moscow.
Achieved world stardom through portrayal of Veronika in “Letyat zhuravli” (The Cranes Are Flying) (1957). 1959 for this portrayal awarded West German film critics’ prize in Moscow. For same film later received French “Victoire” Prize.
Appeared in “Neotpravlennoe pismo” (The Unposted Letter) and Franco-Russian film “Leon Garron ishchet druga” (Leon Garron in Search of a Friend) (1960). 1958 at Mayakovsky Theater, Moscow, acted Lily Bregman in A. Arbuzov’s “Dalnaya doroga” (The Long Road).