Natalya Andrejchenko

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Natalya Andrejchenko
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Natalya Andrejchenko, 2010
Born Natalya Eduardovna Andrejchenko (Наталья Эдуардовна Андрейченко)
(1956-05-03) 3 May 1956 (age 59)
Moscow, Soviet Union (now Russian Federation)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1976–present
Spouse(s) Maximilian Schell (1985–2005)
Children Dmitriy Dunayevsky (b. 1982)
Anastasia Schell
Awards Best Actress for
Luyba in Voenno-polevoy roman in 1983

Natalya Eduardovna Andrejchenko (Russian: Ната́лья Эдуа́рдовна Андре́йченко; born May 3, 1956) is a Russian actress. Her most famous roles include the title character in Mary Poppins, Goodbye and Lyuba in Wartime Romance.


Andrejchenko decided to become an actress in early high school. After an unsuccessful attempt to get into the Schepkin Art School, she was admitted to the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography where she studied in the Sergei Bondarchuk and Irina Skobtseva school. In 1976 she appeared in her first movies Ot zari do Zari and Kolybelnaya dlya Muzchin. Her first successful film role was in the 1979 epic film Siberiade, which received the special jury prize at the Cannes Film Festival. However, Natalya became more popular in the Soviet Union after her roles in Mary Poppins, Goodbye and Wartime Romance, both feature films released in 1983.

Personal life[edit]

In 1985-2005 she was married to the Austrian actor, writer, producer and director Maximilian Schell, whom she met on the set of Peter the Great. They have one daughter together, Anastasia Schell.


  • Quiet Flows the Don (it) (2006) as "Dariya"
  • Moya bolshaya armyanskaya svadba (2004; TV miniseries) as "Lena's Mother"
  • O'key (2002)
  • Podari mne lunnyy svet (2001)
  • "NYPD Blue" as "Leah Shenkov" (2000; 1 episode)
  • 8 ½ $ (1999) as "Kseniya"
  • Modern Vampires (1998) (TV)
  • Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1997; 1 episode)
  • Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995) as "Francesca Zaborszin"
  • Little Odessa (1994) as "Natasha"
  • Candles in the Dark (1993) (TV) as "Marta Velliste"
  • Ledi Makbet Mtsenskogo uezda (1989) as "Yekaterina"
  • Peter the Great (TV series) (1986 TV miniseries) as "Eudoxia"
  • Prosti (1986)
  • Maritsa (1985) (TV) as "Maritsa"
  • Voenno-polevoy roman (1983) as "Lyuba"
  • Dvoe pod odnim zontom: Aprelskaya skazka / Two under a one umbrella (1983) as "Lyudmila"
  • Meri Poppins, do svidaniya / Mary Poppins, Goodbye (1983) (TV)
Meri Poppins, do svidaniya – Mosfilm, USSR (1983)
  • Chelovek, kotoryy zakryl gorod / A Man Who Has Closed the City (1982)
  • Lyudmila (1982)
  • Torgovka i poet / Saleswoman and a Poet (1980)
  • Sibiriada / Syberiada (1980) as "Anastasya Solomina"
  • Koney na pereprave ne menyayut (1980)
  • Ukhodya – ukhodi / If you're going away – then go (1978)
  • Step (1977) as "Girl"
  • Kolybelnaya dlya muzhchin / Lullaby for men (1976)
  • Dolgi nashi / Our debts (1971)


  • Meine Schwester Maria (2002) (as Natascha Schell)

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