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Vera Sotnikova

Soviet actress

Vera Sotnikova is ...


Born 19 July 1960 in Volgograd
Age 62 years, 11 months

Sex or gender female
Country of citizenship Soviet Union and Russia
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Spouse Vladimir Kuzmin and Renat Davletyarov
Occupation actor, film actor, presenter, television presenter, manufacturer and film producer
Genre cinematography, theatre and television
Instagram username sotnikova4141
Educated at Moscow Art Theatre School

About Vera Sotnikova

Vera Sotnikova was a Soviet actress who captured the hearts of audiences with her stunning performances on stage and screen. Born on July 19, 1960, in Moscow, Sotnikova began her acting career at a young age, studying at the Moscow Art Theatre School and later joining the Moscow Art Theatre.

Her breakthrough role came in 1980 when she starred in the film "Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears," which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Sotnikova's portrayal of the ambitious and hardworking Lyudmila was praised by critics and audiences alike, and she quickly became one of the most sought-after actresses in the Soviet Union.

Throughout her career, Sotnikova appeared in numerous films and television shows, including "The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed," "The Pokrovsky Gate," and "The State Counsellor." She also continued to perform on stage, starring in productions of "The Cherry Orchard," "The Seagull," and "Uncle Vanya."

Despite her success, Sotnikova faced criticism from Soviet authorities for her outspokenness and refusal to conform to the strict standards of Soviet society. She was briefly banned from performing in the late 1980s but continued to work in the industry, eventually becoming a member of the Russian Academy of Cinema Arts and Sciences.

Tragically, Sotnikova's life was cut short when she died in a car accident in 1997 at the age of 37. Her legacy as one of the greatest actresses of her generation lives on, and her performances continue to inspire audiences around the world.


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