People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, Laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation
In 1968-1969. studied in Irkutsk Drama School. Graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School in 1975 (course of V. Monyukov).
Scenic activity began in the same year in the New Theatre, organized on the basis of Graduate Studies Moscow Art Theatre School. At the same time played in the Moscow Art Theatre in the performance Live and Remember (Nastiona), and in the Moscow Sovremennik Theatre — in the performance Sanctimonious persons' Kabala (Armande Bejart de Moliere).
She was accepted into the troupe of the Moscow Art Theatre in 1984.
Played in such performances as: Silver Wedding (Tonya), Commission (Pankratova), Moscow Choir (Era), Superfly (Elena), Deer and Shalashovka (Zybina), Toybele and her demon (Genendel), And the light is shining from the dark… (Maria Ivanovna Sarintsova), The Cherry Orchard (Varya), Eternity and One More Day (Kalina's mother and Sophia), The most important (The Owner of the furnished apartments), Antigona (Nurse), The Seagull (Polina Andreevna) and others.
In the Moscow Theatre manage by O. Tabakov plays Glafira Glumovna in the performance Enough Stupidity in Every Wise Man .
Acted in such films as: The eldest son directed by V. Mel'nikov, Prescription directed by L. Agranovich, The arithmetic of love and For whom the singer married? directed by O. Nicholaevsky, I want to make a confession and Sin directed by O. Biym, Woman for all directed by A. Mateshko, Luna Park directed by P. Loungin, I am free, I'm nobody's directed by V. Pendrakovsky, Barack directed by V. Ogorodnikov, Russkiy Bunt directed by A. Proshkin, Secrets of Palace Revolutions directed by S. Druzhinina.