Date of Birth: 03/15/1981
Place of birth: Moscow
Author: Igor BIN
The winner of the prize for Best Actress at the International Festival of VGIK (2001, for the film "Tomorrow`s birthday").
Winner Cpetsppiza ppedcedatelya zhyupi Film Festival "Kinotavp" (2002, for the film "Tomorrow`s birthday").
Winner of the prize for Best Actress at the Film Festival "Kinotavp" (2007, for the film "Mermaid").
Start film career
Muscovite Maria Shalaev immediately after graduation entered the acting department VGIK in the workshop of Joseph Raihelgauz. As a student, she began her film career. And the beginning of its more than successful. Already in one of his first works - the main role in a short film by Larisa Bocharova "Tomorrow is the birthday" - aspiring actress received a prize at the International Festival of VGIK in 2001 and Cpetsppiz ppedcedatelya zhyupi Film Festival "Kinotavp" in 2002. No less interesting, though not award-winning, and it was in the film Kate Kolobkova Yu.Rogozina "Freshman."
VGIK Maria soon dropped, but it did not prevent her further work in the cinema. In 2003, Mary appeared in several films, including starring in the action film "The turn of the attack" (Pauline Storozheva) and military-adventure film "Honour" (Marinka), as well as in several episodes, including the most Remember: Ira in the "forced marches" and the girl with the telegraph in the "Boomer".