| Rufina Nifontova|
| Rufina Dmitrievna Pitade|
September 15, 1931 (1931-09-15) Moscow, USSR
November 27, 1994, Moscow, Russia
Rufina Nifontova Wikipedia
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.
Rufina Nifontova was born in Moscow on September 15, 1931 in a family with Greek roots.
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.
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.Husband – Gleb Nifontov, filmmaker.
Daughter – Olga, graduated from the VGIK.
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
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