Born in Bzagash village, Krasnoyarsk region. Graduated from the Leningrad State Institute of Theatre Music and Cinematography (Katsman and Dodin’s class) in 1979. Worked at the Tomsk Young Viewers’ Theatre, Leningrad Youth Theatre and in the Lenkontsert. In 1983 she was accepted into the Company of the Maly Drama Theatre. Merited Artist of Russia (1994). Plays Varvara in Brothers and Sisters, Shatova in The Devils, Agafya in Mumu, Clara in The Disappearance, Dorcas in The Winter`s Tale, Clara in The Stars in the Morning Sky, and Bernarda in The House of Bernarda Alba.
- Merited Artist of Russia