Soviet and Russian theater and film actress Claudia Blokhina, Honored Artist of Russia, died at the age of 89, writes TASS with reference to the source.
Farewell to the artist will take place in the Shchepkinsky foyer of the Maly Theater on September 26. The civil memorial service begins at 12:00 Moscow time.
Claudia Efimovna Blokhina was born on December 21, 1934. Graduated from the Theater School named after. B.V. Shchukin and in 1955 she was invited to join the Maly Theater troupe.
Among the characters she created are Anyutka (“The Power of Darkness” by L. N. Tolstoy), Sasha (“The Village of Stepanchikovo” by F. M. Dostoevsky), Lisa (“Woe from Wit” by A. S. Griboedov), Mrs. Graham (“Fan” Lady Windermere” by O. Wilde), Olya (“It shines, but does not warm” by A. N. Ostrovsky) and many others.
Blokhina starred in 20 films. Among them are “The Secret of Beauty”, “Anyuta”, “Peers”, “First Love”, “Scout Tatyana Bauer”, “My Dear Man”.
Since 1978, the actress has not taken part in film projects. She returned to the screen in 2001, viewers saw her again in the film “Family Secrets.” In addition, she starred in the detective series “Evlampia Romanova. The investigation is being conducted by an amateur-2″ and a number of other films.