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Yelena Shmulenson

Yelena Shmulenson is known for her work on A Serious Man (2009), The Good Shepherd (2006) and Blindsided (2010). She is married to Allen Lewis Rickman. See full bio »

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A Serious Man
A Serious Man Shtetl Wife
The Good Shepherd
The Good Shepherd Dollar Woman
Blindsided Anya
Chinese Puzzle
Chinese Puzzle La femme yiddish


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 2016 Wig Shop (Short) (post-production)
 2015 Vort (Short) (post-production)
 2014/II Broccoli (Short) (completed)
 2013 Russian Blue (Short) (completed)
  The Sisters Plotz (post-production)
Councilwoman Lydia Blomley
 2015-2016 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series)
Rhea Boyle
- Bunny, Skull, Bunny, Skull (2016) ... Rhea Boyle
- Friends in Low Places (2016) ... Rhea Boyle
- We'll Always Have Baltimore (2016) ... Rhea Boyle
- Trust No Bitch (2015) ... Rhea Boyle
 2015 Chicago Med (TV Series)
Dr. Rea Movitt
- iNO (2015) ... Dr. Rea Movitt (as Yelena Chmulenson)
 2015/V Mother (Short)
 2014 The Pigeon Cage (Short)
Lisa (Sam's Wife)
 2014 The Knick (TV Series)
Relative of Harriet's Patient
- Start Calling Me Dad (2014) ... Relative of Harriet's Patient
 2013 Philosopher Cat (TV Series short)
Mother (voice)
 2013 Chinese Puzzle
La femme yiddish
 2013 The Hyperglot (Short)
 2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series)
Emma Horvitz
- Resolution (2012) ... Emma Horvitz
 2012 The Sisters Plotz (TV Series)
Councilwoman Lydia Blomley (2013)
 2011 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Factory Worker
- Triangle Fire (2011) ... Factory Worker
 2010/I Blindsided (Short)
 2009 A Serious Man
Shtetl Wife
 2009 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Lexi's Mother
- Take a Look at the Lawmen (2009) ... Lexi's Mother
 2006 The Good Shepherd
Dollar Woman
 2003 Mendy
The Girl at the Shabbes Table
 1998 Last Minute Doubts (Short)
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Yelena Chmulenson


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Fluent in Russian and Yiddish; working knowledge of French and Ukrainian.

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