Honoured Actress of the RSFSR(1980), Ph.D. in Art history,
Born in Makhachkala. Graduated from the Shchukin Theater School. Worked in the Moscow theaters named after Stanislavsky, after Mayakovsky and the Lenkom.
Played the roles of Antigone, Ophelia in “Hamlet” and other roles. Teacher at the Acting department. Played more than 20 roles in cinema (“Women”, “French Classes”, “Floor for the
Since 1991 is heading “Kinokontakt” studio.
In 2005 made her debut as a film director with her documentary “Daniil and Alla”.