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Iia Savina

film actress

Iia Savina, USSR Film actress.

Background

Savina, Iia was born on March 2, 1936 in and grew up in Voronezh.

Education

Graduated from Moscow University, 1958.

Career

As a student, acted in an amateur drama studio. Discovered by Iosif Kheifits. Played the leading role in his The Lady with the Little Dog, 1960.

Became nationally and internationally famous. Never repeated this success in other films. Combines her work in cinema with work at Moscow’s Soviet Theatre.