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Died a great actress

July 7 2008

People's Artist of the USSR Nonna Mordyukov died in Moscow on Sunday night at the 83-year life, according to radio station Ekho Moskvy. Nonna Mordyukov was born November 25, 1925 in the Donetsk region. After graduating from VGIK in 1950 became an actress studio theater actor.

Mordyukova debut in the movie took place even during her school - in 1947 it among the other young actors selected for the main role of director Sergei Gerasimov, who was about to film "Young Guard" (1948). Mordyukova got the role of Uliana Gromova. Success came to the actress with the release in 1955 on the screens of the country's film of Michael Schweitzer, "Someone Else's kin", in which she played the role of Stesha.

Follow-Film works nominated Nona Mordjukova of the best actresses of the Soviet cinema. The actress has created memorable characters in such films as "The Straight Story," "Crane", "the Commissioner", "Russian field", "Diamond Hand", "native", "quagmire", "Mama." Total on account of its more than 60 films. Mordyukov - USSR State Prize laureate (1949, for his role Uliana Gromova in the movie "Young Guard"), State Prize of the RSFSR Brothers Vasilyev (1973, for his roles in the films "Crane", "President", etc.), People's Artist of USSR , was awarded the Order of Merit "III degree. The editorial board of the Encyclopaedia Britannica "Who is who" Nonna Mordyukov included in the top ten outstanding actresses of the XX century.

In March 2008, the actress in an ambulance brought to the Central Clinical Hospital. According to some media, the actress was admitted to a psychiatric ward with a diagnosis of dementia (decay of mental functions due to brain damage) with a mental disorder. In recent years, the actress has repeatedly admitted to hospital.

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