Olga Tomaykina

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Date of Birth: 04/03/1972

Age: 44

Place of birth: Krasnoyarsk

Citizenship: Russia


Honored Artist of Russia (2007)


Olga was born and raised Tumaykina April 3, 1972 in Krasnoyarsk. From an early age the girl read a lot and was very inquisitive child. At school, her favorite subjects were literature and Russian language. Love them Olga instilled teacher Valentina, which is now the actress recalls with particular warmth. In high school, a girl even trusted to conduct these items. Olga also liked history and English (that is, was, in fact, humanist), but exercises its location does not use.

Another passion Tumaikin Olga was a scene. Girl seriously interested in theater history (especially attracted her Moscow Art Theatre. Chekhov) and dreamed of becoming an actress in the future. Therefore, at the end of high school, she went to the capital to storm the theater universities.

Essence of Desire

In the family, the daughter of the choice few were surprised. In her family through the female line are all connected with the trade. Mom gave many years this area, heading various shops. Brother Basil graduated and became an economist. In short, to the acting profession no one had nothing to do. But Olga did not become discouraged.

With the Moscow Art Theatre School Olga Tumaikin not grow together at the first round. When she came to the audition, the selection committee (whose ranks he was Oleg Tabakov) was already pretty tired. Olga asked what she prepared. "Chekhov, Tsvetaeva, Garcia Lorca, Dostoevsky", - she said. . "Well, read us some of Chekhov," - they said, and leaned back impressively. And then the girl decided to make a row, began to read Tsvetaeva`s text. Her progress was not appreciated and goodbye. But the Shchukin School abiturientku appreciated and took ...


Theater School. Shchukin Tumaykina Olga graduated in 1995. In the same year she was accepted into the troupe Theatre. Eugene. Vakhtangov. Debut yesterday`s students to be successful - it is wonderful Adelma starred in "Turandot", the cult play Vakhtangov.

Over time, Olga Tkmaykina has become one of the leading actresses of the theater, whose role - typical heroine. She has: PAULINA in Chekhov`s "The Seagull", the chemist Kashkina in the play "Last summer in Chulimsk" on Vampilov, hectic fool Pronya Prokopivna in sparkling comedy "Chasing Two Hares" robber in "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves," Mademoiselle George in the play "Frederick of the crime Boulevard" Clarice in the fairy tale "King stag" and other roles. What a brilliant actress played the role of a drunken colonel`s Sofia Petrovna Farpuhinoy in the play "Uncle`s Dream" Dostoevsky! Olga Tumaykina recalls: "When I typed in" Uncle`s Dream ", the people who did not know me, even came to me in the dressing room to check if I was drunk, actually. It turned out - not drunk! (Laughs.) Just to convincingly play a drunk, you pretend that you are completely sober. ... "

In addition to working in the Theater. Vakhtangov Olga Tumaykina at different times has been involved in productions of Theatre of Nations ( "Phaedra. Golden Ear") and the Theatre "ArtPartner twenty-first century" ( "Lucky Smith").

Film and TV. The road to success

In the movie, Olga Tumaykina since the beginning of the 2000s. One of its first significant work - the role of Zoe Filimonov, locksmith wife of Arnold Sharapova (Alexander Bashirov) tragicomedy in Karen Shakhnazarov`s "Poisons or the World History of Poisoning". were then: Zinaida Belkin in the adventure comedy "Miracles in Reshetova" Dean in the TV series "Cop Wars 2", Lisa in the comedy "Girls", Nina Usoltseva in the TV series "Law & Order: Criminal Intent -2", Galina Sizov in the series "Attorney-3" and other roles.

Popularity Olga Tumaikin came with the release in 2006 on the television screens sketch show "Women`s League". The program was made by the English analogue

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