Modern Russian Female Actresses Under 30


Elizaveta Boyarskaya was born into a family of two famous actors Mikhail Boyarsky and Larisa Luppian. She was interested in jazz and classical dancing. In 2007, Liza graduated from Saint Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy (the workshop of Lev Dodin). At the time of graduation from the Academy, she was being talked about as an actress with great creative potential. Since 2006, Boyarskaya has been an actress of the Academical Maly Drama Theatre (Europe Theatre). Liza has acted in such films as Ya vernus, Admiral, Chelovek s bulvara Kaputsinov and others.

The former mistress of Sergei Shnurov, Oksana Akinshina, is one of a few Russian actresses who started acting in films as a teenager, continuing her career into adulthood.

In 2001, at 13 years old Oksana was cast in the film Sestry directed by Sergey Bodrov Jr. She received several prestigious awards at the Russian and international festivals for the role of Sveta Malahova. Akinshina became famous after the release of the film Lilja 4-ever directed by the Swedish producer Lukas Moodysson in 2002. She has acted in more than 20 films. In August 2014, Oksana began a training course for working with oil. She needed the training for a new role in the film Kazhdomy svoe directed by Igor Grinyakin where she plays a student-ecologist who sets off to explore the Arctic after graduation.

For two years Tatiana Arntgolz became one of the most famous young actresses. She sealed this success with the role of Vera Plotnikova in the eight-series film Navazhdenie. The actress confessed that it was one of her most dramatic roles.

Tatiana’s roles are brilliant and diverse. Seeing her impersonations on the scene and screen, you get an impression that it’s not above her strength to embody any character – from a ingenious provincial to a far-fetched woman of fashion. She starred as Katya Trofimova in Prostye istiny, Lisa Kolcova in Talisman lyubvi, Yekaterina Furtsevathe, the Minister of Culture of the Soviet Union, in Furtsevathe series in her youth.

Kristina Asmus was born in Korolev in Moskovskaya oblast. In her childhood, she went in for artistic gymnastics. Also, Asmus worked in the modelling business.

In 2008, she enrolled in the M.S. Schepkin Higher Theatre School (Institute) on Boris Kluev’s course. She is famous by the role of Varya Chernous in the series Interny. Asmus acted in famous films such as Elki, Zolushka, Chto tvoryat muzhchiny and others.

Nastya Zadorozhnaya is a popular actress who successfully proved that any girl can achieve a success not only due to bright appearance, but by talent and diligence. She already showed her worth as an actress, singer, model, and even a TV-host.

When she was 10, she was taken in the vocal group Neposedy where she professionally performed at concerts and TV programs, and also toured.

Her debut on shooting area took place when she was still a schoolgirl. Producers of the series Prosty istiny chose Nastya on the role Angelika Seliverstova.

Zadorozhnaya stars in musical videos, releases musical albums, performs on the theater stage, and etc.

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