(biography, photos, videos) Natalia Selezneva
Natalia Selezneva biography
Natalia Selezneva – Soviet and Russian actress who received the title of people’s artist of the Russian Federation in 1996. She started acting in early childhood and all-Union fame has brought her role of the student leads in the Comedy «Operation «y» and other adventures Shurik» and Mrs. Catharine’s drama «Tavern «13 chairs».
Natalia was born in Moscow in a family of creative people. Her mother Elena Selezneva was a famous artist-Illustrator, and his father Igor Polinkovsky, was a professional photographer. As a child, Natasha also wore name Polinkovsky, and it debuted in his first paintings. But when she received a passport, then took his mother’s maiden name.
When she was only 6 years old, the famous actor Mikhail Mayorov invited her to audition in the Theater of the Soviet Army. Direct behavior Natalia liked the Directors, and it adopted the role of the protagonist in the play «30 pieces of silver», which she performed 3 years in a row.
Natalia Selezneva for shooting the movie, she started with 8 years, had several times to change schools. One year she even studied in Leningrad and lived with mom in a hotel. Early acting career was predetermined path and after graduation in 1963, she enrolled in drama school name Shchukin, where she studied at the course of Boris Zahava. Then she became an actress of the Moscow academic satire theatre, on the stage of which are still published.
One of the performances of the play «30 pieces of silver» little actress was noticed by a famous Soviet poet and writer Agnes Barto, who insisted that the children’s picture based on her book «Alyosha Ptitsyn produces character» was played by this girl. So was the film debut of Natalya Selezneva, after which there were children’s roles in the films «Girl and crocodile» and «Alenka». On the set of the last film the young actress worked with the legendary actor Vasily Shukshin. By the way, this picture is the first, where in the credits it appears under the name of Natalia Selezneva.
But the real furor in the Soviet viewer was produced as a student, Polytechnic Institute of Lida in the Comedy of Leonid Gaidai «Operation «y» and other adventures Shurik». Easy and fun the film itself has gained incredible popularity in the country, and Natalia Selezneva, who has appeared on screen in a red swimsuit, was considered the first Soviet sex symbol. The great Director said that the actress played in this episode is easy, relaxed, but at the same time subtle and chaste. For participation in the Novella «Obsession» Natalia along with the other cast got in Czechoslovakia, the award «Silver dragon of Wawel».
Very soon the success of the actress was repeated, when television began to enter the entertainment humorous show «Tavern «13 chairs». All colleagues in the TV show was Seleznev familiar, as most of them were actors of satire Theatre, where she performed. Natalia played Madame Catarina, the daughter of an accountant Votruba from the Polish pub. The popularity of this series was incredible, and the cessation of filming the show, which occurred because of the political deterioration of relations with Poland, was received by the audience negatively, but until the transfer came out almost 14 years.
But this success had a downside – Natalia Seleznev Directors began to be perceived as one dimensional actress and a long time she did not offer big roles. For help came again Leonid Gaidai, in which the actress starred in two films – «Ivan Vasilyevich changes a profession» and «can’t be!».
Natalia Igorevna, despite his advanced age, is not going to rest on our laurels. She regularly performs in theatrical productions, and almost every year you receive the Russian series, continuing to surprise and even shock the audience. For example, in 2004 in the Comedy «the Thieves and prostitutes. The prize — a flight into space,» she appeared in quite a bold, even spicy, the way revolutionaries Elena Stasova.
In 1968 on the set of the musical fairy tale «kalif-stork» Natalia Seleznev met with the actor Vladimir Andreev. They began a romance, and in the same year, the actors got married. I was born the only son Egor. The son did not follow the footsteps of their parents, and instead, he graduated from Moscow state University and became a diplomat. Egor gave Natalia and Vladimir grandchildren Alexis and Nicholas.
Natalya Selezneva, since adolescence is an avid soccer fan. Her favorite team is CSKA Moscow. On the anniversary of the club gave the actress a scarf with the colors of CSKA with its name.
The actress leads a healthy lifestyle: moving around a lot, doesn’t smoke, doesn’t eat meat and never in my life have not tried alcohol. Natalia enjoys gardening and spends a lot of time at his dacha.
- 1965 — Operation «y» and other Shurik’s adventures
- 1966-1980 — Zucchini «13 chairs»
- 1969 — kalif-AIST
- 1973 — Ivan Vasilievich
- 1975 — can’t be!
- 1978 — the streets led dresser
- 1995 — House
- 1996 — Impotent
- 1998 — Diva Mary
- 2010 — the Perfect murder