Muravyova as Arkadina in The Seagull
Irina Vadimovna Muravyova
8 February 1949
|Education||Russian Academy of Theatre Arts|
Irina Vadimovna Muravyova (Russian: Ири́на Вади́мовна Муравьёва; born 8 February 1949) is a Russian film, television and stage actress, who is most well known for her performances in Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1979), Karnaval (1981), The Most Charming and Attractive (1985) and her work in Maly Theatre of Moscow (since 1993). She was awarded with USSR State Prize, Order of Merit for the Fatherland and Order of Honour.
Muravyova was born on 8 February 1949 in Moscow, Russia. In 1982 she graduated from Russian Academy of Theatre Arts. Her first minor film role was in Deti Don-Kikhota. Her first major film appearance was in the 1974 film A Very English Murder. Her early works include Au-u! (1975) and Duenya (1976). Muravyova gained popularity after appearing in the 1979 film Moscow Does Not Believe In Tears.
Her other screen appearances include such films as Okhota na lis (1980), My, nizhepodpisavshiyesya (1981), Ruki vverkh! (1982), Neveroyatnoye pari (1984), God telyonka (1986), Babnik (1990), Kogda opazdyvayut v ZAGS (1991), Bolshoy kapkan (1992), Eta zhenshchina v okne (1993). She voiced the Queen's Bichon, Milady and Bat in Dog in Boots film.
Muravyova is married to a film director Leonid Eidlin. They had two sons: Daniil (b. 1975) and Yevgeniy (b. 1983).
- Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1979) as Lyudmila Sviridova
- Carnival (1981) as Nina Solomatina
- The Most Charming and Attractive (Самая обаятельная и привлекательная) (1985) as Nadya Klyueva
- Not Born Beautiful (Не Родись Красивой) (2005) as Yelena Aleksandrovna Pushkaryova
Honours and awards
- Order of Merit for the Fatherland, 4th class (2006) - for outstanding contribution to the development of theatrical art, and many years of creative activity
- Order of Honour (1999) - for outstanding contribution to the development of domestic theatrical culture and in connection with the 175th Anniversary of the State Academic Maly Theatre of Russia
- Order of Friendship (2010) - for merits in development of national culture and art, many years of fruitful activity
- Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow"
- Order of the Badge of Honour (1983)
- USSR State Prize (1981, for her role in Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears)
- Honoured Artist of the RSFSR (1983)
- People's Artist of Russia (1994)
- Chekhov's Medal (2005)
- State Prize of the Russian Federation in the field of culture (2006)
- Commemorative Medal of the Ministry of Culture, "the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov" (2011)
- Honorary Worker of Culture of the Kuznetsk Basin (2007)
- At the VIII Festival of domestic films "Moscow Premiere" (2010) Irina Muravyov was awarded the prize for the best adult role in the movie Best Grandmother
- National Film Award "Nika" (2010) for the film The Chinese Grandmother in the category "Best Actress"
- At the Festival of Russian Cinema "Constellation" (2011), awarded the prize for "Best Supporting Performer"
- "Samaya obayatelnaya i privlekatelnaya" (in Russian). Art Mozaika. January 29, 2009. Retrieved 1 September 2010.
- "Russian animation in letters and figures. Movies. Dog in Boots" [Российская анимация в буквах и фигурах. Фильмы. "Пес в сапогах"] (in Russian). Animator.ru. Retrieved 2 May 2010.