Ingrīda Andriņa

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Ingrīda Andriņa
Born(1944-06-23)23 June 1944
Died17 September 2015(2015-09-17) (aged 71)
Riga, Latvia
OccupationActress
Years active1967-2015

Ingrīda Andriņa (23 June 1944 – 17 September 2015) was a Latvian stage and film actress.

Biography[edit]

Born in Riga, Andriņa graduated from the All-Union State Institute of Cinematography in Moscow in 1967 and began working at the Latvian National Theatre. From 1966 she began appearing in films.[1][2]

Andriņa is possibly best recalled internationally for her role as Agnes von Mönnikhusen in the 1969 Soviet Estonian language film Viimne reliikvia, directed by Grigori Kromanov.[3]

Throughout her film career, Andriņa performed in Latvian-, Russian-, Estonian-, Azerbaijani- and Georgian-language films. Her last appearance was in the 2014 Latvian film Džimlai Rudis rallallā.[1]

Andriņa died unexpectedly in 2015 at the age of 71 and was interred at the Riga Forest Cemetery.[4][5]

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mūžībā aizgājusi Latvijas Nacionālā teātra aktrise Ingrīda Andriņa" (in Latvian). Latvia: apollo.tvnet.lv. BNS. 17 September 2015. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Pēkšņi mūžībā aizgājusi Nacionālā teātra aktrise Ingrīda Andriņa" (in Latvian). Latvia: Diena. 2015-09-17. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Puhka rahus, vaba laps! Suri kultusfilmis "Viimne reliikvia" Agnest kehastanud näitlejanna Ingrīda Andriņa" [Rest in Peace, Free Child! Ingrīda Andriņa has died]. Delfi (in Estonian). Estonia: Ekspress Grupp. 19 September 2015. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
  4. ^ "No aktrises Ingrīdas Andriņas varēs atvadīties trešdien" (in Latvian). Latvia: La.Lv. BNS. 20 September 2015. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Pēkšņi mūžībā aizgājusi Nacionālā teātra aktrise Ingrīda Andriņa" (in Latvian). Latvia: Diena. 17 September 2015. Retrieved 18 September 2015.

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