Valentina Talyzina

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Valentina Talyzina in 2012
Valentina Illarionovna Talyzina

(1935-01-22) 22 January 1935 (age 85)
Occupation Actress
Years active1958–present

Valentina Illarionovna Talyzina (Russian : Валентина Илларионовна Талызина; born January 22, 1935) is a Soviet and Russian film and stage actress, People's Artist of the RSFSR (1985). [1] [2] Awarded the Order of Honor (2005) [3] and the Order of Friendship (2010). [4] Member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in 1964.



Early life

Valentina Illarionovna Talyzina was born on January 22, 1935 in Omsk. Valentina's father was Illarion Grigorievich Talyzin and her mother was Anastasia Trifonovna Talyzina. When Valentina Talyzina was an infant, her family moved to Baranavichy. [2] [5]


Between 1952-1954 she studied at the Omsk Agricultural Institute. [1]

In 1954 Valentina Talyzina was admitted to the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts. She graduated from the Academy in 1958. In the same year she became part of the Mossovet Theatre troupe. [1]

In cinema Valentina debuted in 1963 in the role of Inna in the detective film The Man who Doubts. But the actress began to actively act in film only in the late 1960s. One of the first big successes Talyzina on the screen was the role of Nadya in the adventure film Road to Saturn. [6]

Valentina Talyzina acted in the film The Irony of Fate and also voiced the main character because Barbara Brylska, who played Nadia, had an obvious Polish accent. [1]

For her performance in the television series Lines of Fate , Valentina Talyzina received the Golden Eagle Award as Best Television Actress in 2004. [7]

In March 2014 Talyzina signed a letter in support of the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea. [8] She was banned from entering Ukraine, along with many other Russian artists and entertainers. [9]


Selected filmography

Total over 138 movies.

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