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Ekaterina Shchelkanova

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Nationality  Russian
Name  Ekaterina Shchelkanova
Role  Singer

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Born  May 2, 1970 (age 45) (1970-05-02) Leningrad
Occupation  singer, actress, and dancer
Education  Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet
Movies  Chicago, Odin's Shield Maiden
Awards  Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble
Nominations  Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Acting Ensemble
Similar People  Deidre Goodwin, Susan Misner, Denise Faye, Catherine Zeta‑Jones, Mya

Ekaterina Nikolaievna Shchelkanova (Russian: Екатерина Николаевна Щелканова, born May 2, 1970) is a Russian singer, actress, and dancer from Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia). To the American audience, she is most notably cast as Hunyak, the Hungarian prisoner from the musical Chicago (2002). Chtchelkanova was also cast as Darya in the Canadian film The End of Silence and held parts in the films Odin's Shield Maiden, and Center Stage.

Shchelkanova is a graduate from the Vaganova Academy, where she studied under Ludmila Safronova. She is an admired ballet artist, and is notable for her appearance at Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal in 2008.

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