Date of Birth: 05/11/1940
Place of birth: Poltava
Trofimovna Zhanna Prokhorenko was born May 11, 1940. In 1964 she graduated from the All-Union Institute of Cinematography, where she studied in the studio of Sergei Gerasimov and Tamara Makarova. In the film debuted Zhanna Prokhorenko still a student, played in 1959 rolShury in one of the best Soviet films - in the film Gregory Chuhraja "Ballad of a Soldier". This film won a prize at the Cannes Film Festival and made known the names of Vladimir Ivashov and Zhanna Prokhorenko. The next work actress was the role of Xenia in a dramatic ribbon Julia Reisman "And if this is love?", In which his first rolisygrali Andrei Mironov and Yevgeny Zharikov. Worthy of particular attention by its lyrical images in the film adaptations of the classics - in the film Konstantin Voinov "Uncle`s Dream" and "The Marriage of Bal`zaminova". Among the directors who have been invited to appear Jeanne Prokhorenko, can be called Sergey Mikaelyan, Leon Kocharian, Vasily Shukshin, Yevgeny Matveyev, Georgy Natanson. Also challenging dramatic films, Zhanna Prokhorenko interesting proved to be in the musical film "Naughty Limericks" military-adventure film "They were actors", in the fantastic film "The Witches Cave".