November 6, 1982 |
Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
|Spouse(s)||Count Robin Monotti-Graziadei (m. 2008)|
Vera Filatova (born 6 November 1982) is a Ukrainian-British actress. She is best known for playing Elena in the Channel 4's cult series Peep Show alongside David Mitchell and Robert Webb. Vera also played Eva in Lesbian Vampire Killers with James Corden and Mathew Horne; and Svetlana in a five-part BBC1 drama The Deep opposite Minnie Driver, James Nesbitt and Goran Višnjić.
Vera was educated at Brighton College, and is married to Italian architect Robin Monotti Graziadei, grandson of lawyer Ercole Graziadei and great-grandson of Antonio Graziadei, one of the founding members of the Italian Communist Party. They live in London with their son and daughter.
- Pope Joan in Top Girls, directed by Olivier-award winner Peter James, performed in the Royal Court Theatre
- A one-woman show Netochka Nezvanova by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, directed by Alexander Markov, which was transferred from the Edinburgh Fringe to the New End Theatre in London and also won the St.Petersburg Independent Theatre Festival.
- Worked with Alfonso Cuaron (Children of Men) and Michael Winterbottom (The Look of Love)
- TV credits include The Last Detective (ITV), All About Me (BBC One), The Bill, Spooks, The Pagan Queen (USA), Agatha Christie: Poirot (ITV), Blue Murder, The Deep (BBC1), Me and Mrs Jones (BBC1)
- She was in the 2009 comedy horror film Lesbian Vampire Killers with James Corden and Matthew Horne
- Vera plays Elena in series 6 of the Channel 4 sitcom Peep Show opposite David Mitchell and Robert Webb
- She played Irina in BBC Radio 4's 2009 dramatisation of John le Carré's Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy with Simon Russell Beale.
- In 2013 she is prominent in Freedrinks Ltd's advertising campaign for the soft-drink ZEO.
|2012||The Look of Love||Michael Winterbottom||Monika|
|2009||Lesbian Vampire Killers||Phil Claydon||Eva|
|2008||The Pagan Queen||Constantin Werner||Teta|
|2006||Children of Men||Alfonso Cuarón||Svetlana|
|2013||Nameless Nobody||Alexander Markov||Netochka Nezvanova|
|2012||Me and Mrs Jones||Nick Hurran||Inca (regular)||Series 1|
|2011||Doctors||Sean Gleeson||Petra Formosa||Season 13, Episode 69|
|2010||The Deep||Jim O'Hanlon, Colm McCarthy||Svetlana (regular)||5-part BBC1 drama|
|2010||Agatha Christie: Poirot||Charlie Palmer||Olga Seminoff (guest role)||Season 12, Episode 3: Hallowe'en Party|
|2009||Peep Show||Becky Martin||Elena (Regular)||Series 6|
|2008||Blue Murder||Juliet May||Tanya Lukas (guest role)||Part 2, Episodes 5,6|
|2007||Spooks||Brendan Mahen||Svetlana Poselskaya||Season 6, Episode 6:|
|2007||The Bill||Carl Neilson||Rita Petrenka||Season 23, Episode 62: "Crash Test"|
|2007||The Last Detective||David Tucker||Kasia||Season 4, Episode 2: "Dangerous Liaisons"|
|2007||All About Me||Beryl Richards||Petra||TV film|