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Nona Mordjukova buried today

July 9 2008

The funeral of People's Artist of the USSR Nonna Mordyukova, who died on Sunday at the 83-year life, will be held on Wednesday at Kuntsevo Cemetery, reported in the Russian Cinematographers' Union.

As reported by the Screen Actors Guild Union of Cinematographers, the funeral will be held at 12.00 am in the Temple of Savior on Setun located at Rowan Street, 18. After that, the actress will be buried at Kuntsevo Cemetery. "According to the will of the deceased civil funeral, which traditionally takes place at the Cinema House will not" - said the agency representative of the Union.

One of the best actresses in world cinema Nonna Mordyukov died in Moscow on July 6. In March 2008, she was 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. 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 Vasilyev brothers (1973, for his roles in the films "Crane", "President" and others), People's Artist of USSR, 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, RIA News .

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