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Liubov’ Petrovna Orlova

film actress

Liubov’ Orlova, USSR Film actress.

Background

Orlova, Liubov’ was born on February 11, 1902.

Education

Studied at the Moscow Conservatory, 1919-1922.

Career

Singer-actress at the Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre, 1926-1933. Entered the film industry, 1934. Married S. Eisenstein’s close collaborator, Grigorii Aleksandrov.

Best remembered for her brilliant performances in Veselye Rebiata, 1934, Tsirk, 1936, and VolgaVolga, 1938. Her striking appearance, remarkable singing voice, and comedy talent attracted crowds to her films.