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Zavorotnyuk in May 2010
|Born||Anastasia Uryevna Zavorotnyuk
April 3, 1971
|Spouse(s)||Dmitry Striukove (10 years)
Peter Tchernyshev (2008–present)
Anastasia Yuryevna Zavorotnyuk (Russian: Анастасия Юрьевна Заворотнюк; born April 3, 1971) is a Russian actress, TV presenter, Meritorious Artist of Russian Federation. An ethnic Ukrainian with a characteristic brunette look, Zavorotnyuk has become a living cliche for Ukrainian women in modern Russian pop culture after her role in the My Fair Nanny TV show.
Anastasia Zavorotnyuk was born on April 3, 1971 in Astrakhan. Her mother, People's Artist of Russia's Valentina Borisovna Zavorotnyuk, worked in the Astrakhan Youth Theatre. Her father, Yuri Andreevich Zavorotnyuk, worked on television, and was a member of the Academy of Russian Television. Even from early childhood, Anastasia decided to play in the theater and insist on her dream: in her spare time making music and dancing, took part in the dance ensemble "Lotus". She received lessons at the Moscow Art Theatre. In 1991 she took part in her first film playing Masha. Then, in 1993 Anastasia graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School and became and actress under the direction of Oleg Tabakov. Over 10 years in the theatre, she had been in 29 productions. Her favorite role is the one of Varya in the play "The Passion of Bumbarash". She is famous for her role in My Fair Nanny, which is a remake of the American series The Nanny. She called and was offered the series, which she had no idea. Her Ukrainian accent is borrowed from Olga Block Mirimskoy, a colleague at the theater.
In addition to acting, Anastasia acts as a presenter. In 2005, she replaced Tina Kandelaki on the program "Good Song" on the TRK Ukraine. She also participated in the first season of "Two Stars" with Mikhail Boyarsky and came in 2nd place.
Zavorotnyuk was married three times. Her first marriage was with a German businessman, but lasted only one year. Her second marriage was with Dmitry Striukove where they opened a real estate agency together. They had two children, Anna and Michael. On September 22, 2008 she married figure skater Peter Tchernyshev at the Foros Church in Crimea.
|2007||The Apocalypse Code||Daria/Marie|
|2007||Shakespeare Never Dreamed Of||Lison|
|2004–2008||My Fair Nanny||Nanny Victoria|