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Rufina Nifontova

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Occupation  actress
Years active  1957–1994

Name  Rufina Nifontova
Children  Olga Nifontova
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Full Name  Rufina Dmitrievna Pitade
Born  September 15, 1931 (1931-09-15) Moscow, USSR
Died  November 27, 1994, Moscow, Russia

Rufina Dmitrievna Nifontova (Russian: Руфина Дмитриевна Нифонтова; September 15, 1931 – November 27, 1994) – Soviet Russian theater and film actress. People's Artist of USSR (1978). Member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union since 1972.


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Rufina Nifontova was born in Moscow on September 15, 1931 in a family with Greek roots.

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The father – Dmitry Pitade (1891–1944), was an assistant to the chief of station Moscow-Sorting – attentive, gentle man. Mother – Darya Semyonovna (1895–1964), worked at a textile factory, was a shock worker-activist, had a martial character. Alexander's brother went missing in the early days of the Great Patriotic War. Brother Boris was also killed at the front. Brother Vyacheslav (1931–1975) – the twin Rufina.

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She studied at the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (course Bibikov-Pyzhova). In 1955 Rufina Nifontova graduated from VGIK and was admitted to the Theater-studio movie actor.

Since 1957 Nifontova comes into the troupe of the Maly Theatre. The Maly she came already famous actress.

In 1986–1991 – Secretary of the Board Union of Theatre Workers of the Russian Federation.

November 27, 1994 Rufina Nifontova came from the country, much shivering and wanted to bask in the bathroom to go to bed later. Water seemed cool actress: she turned the hot water, but a few minutes later fainted. Noticing streaks on the ceiling downstairs neighbors started knocking on the door, and then called her daughter Nifontova. When Olga and her husband came and opened the apartment, on the landing poured boiling water. Help Rufina Nifontova was impossible.

Personal life

  • Husband – Gleb Nifontov, filmmaker.
  • Daughter – Olga, graduated from the VGIK.
  • Awards

  • 1956 – Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Award for Best Actress, the film Volnitsa)
  • 1958 – Laureate Union Film Festival in the category First prize for the actors of the 1958
  • 1960 – Laureate Union Film Festival in the category First prize for Best Actress for the 1960
  • 1962 – Honored Artist of the RSFSR
  • 1966 – People's Artist of the RSFSR
  • 1967 – Order of the Badge of Honour
  • 1974 – Order of the Red Banner of Labor
  • 1978 – People's Artist of the USSR
  • 1981 – Order of Friendship of Peoples
  • Selected filmography

  • 1955 – Volnitsa as Nastya
  • 1956 – Polyushko-pole as Valya Chernysheva
  • 1957–1959 – The Road to Calvary as Katya Bulavina
  • 1965 – Year of how life as Jenny Marx
  • 1965 – The first visitor as Alexandra Kollontai
  • 1967 – They live nearby as Nadezhda Kalitina
  • 1968 – Intervention as Madame Tokarchuk
  • 1968 – Error Honore de Balzac as Ewelina Hańska
  • 1970 – Lyubov Yarovaya as Pavla Panova
  • 1970 – Semya Kotsyubinskikh as Vera Kotsyubinskaya
  • 1971 – Twenty years later as Duchesse de Chevreuse
  • 1980 – Gigolo and Zhigoletta as Eva Barrett
  • 1980 – Do not part with your beloved as judge
  • 1984 – Time and the Conway family as Mrs. Conway
  • 1992 – Crazy Love as Anna Sergeevna, patient psychedelics
  • References

    Rufina Nifontova Wikipedia

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