People's Artist of Russia, 1996
Best actress for the film Только для сумасшедших (Only for Crazy), Bruges, 1993
Best actress for the film Только для сумасшедших (Only for Crazy), San Remo, 1991
She was born Margarita Borisovna Terekhova on August 25, 1942, in Turinsk, Sverdlovsk region, USSR (now Russia). From 1959 - 1961 she studied at Tashkent State University, then studied acting at Shchukin Theatrical School of Vakhtangov Theatre in Moscow, graduating in 1964 as an actress. Since 1964 Margarita Terekhova has been member of the troupe at Theatre of Mossoveta in Moscow.