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Iya Savvina (1936–2011)

Iya Savvina is a Russian actress of Moscow Art Theatre (MKhAT). She was born Iya Sergeevna Savvina on March 2, 1936, in Voronezh, Russia, Soviet Union (now Russia). From 1954 - 1958 she studied Journalism at Moscow University, graduating in 1958 as a journalist. While a student, Savvina was active in student drama club of Moscow University. There ... See full bio »


(age 75) in Moscow, Russia

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 2007 Slushaya tishinu
Margarita Altayeva
 2005 Bed Stories
Slava's mother
 2001 Dva tovarishcha
 1993 Trotskiy
 1987 Zapomnite menya takoy (TV Movie)
Lydia - her daughter
 1983 Slyozy kapali
Irina Kirillovna, Vasin's Wife
 1982 Chastnaya zhizn
Natalya Ilyinichna
 1981 Nashe prizvanie (TV Movie)
Margaritischa, zavuch
 1980 The Garage
 1980 3 Goda (TV Movie)
Nina Lapteva
 1979 Chuzhaya
 1978 Smyatenie chuvstv
Nina Dmitriyevna
 1977 Otkrytaya kniga (TV Series)
 1977 Nos (TV Movie)
 1974 Romans o vlyublyonnykh
Tanya's mother
 1974 The Last Deed of Kamo
 1973 Pobeg (TV Movie)
 1973 Oblaka
 1972 Winnie the Pooh and a Busy Day (Short)
Pyatachok (voice, as I. Savvina)
 1971 Winnie the Pooh Goes Visiting (Short)
Pyatachok (voice, as I. Savvina)
 1969 Winnie Pooh (Short)
Pyatachok (voice, as I. Savvina)
 1968 Sluzhili dva tovarishcha
 1967 Anna Karenina
Dolly (as I. Savvina)
 1967 In the Town of S
Lady with dog (as I. Savvina)
 1962 Greshnitsa
 1960 Krotkaya
Gentle Woman

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I. Savvina

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In August 2011, two weeks before her death, Iya married her longtime boyfriend, Anatoly Vasilyev, with whom she had a relationship for more than 30 years. See more »

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