Maryana Spivak

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Maryana Spivak
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Maryana Spivak at the opening ceremony of the 28th Kinotavr Open Russian Film Festival in Sochi, 2017.
Maryana Timofeevna Spivak

(1985-03-23) 23 March 1985 (age 34)[1]
Alma materMoscow Art Theatre School
OccupationActress, Voice-Over Dubbing
Years active1991–present
FamilyZhanna Prokhorenko

Maryana Timofeevna Spivak (Russian: Марьяна Тимофеевна Спивак; born 23 March 1985) is a Russian film and television actress known for the 2017 film Loveless.

She is the granddaughter of actress Zhanna Prokhorenko and daughter of Timofey Spivak [ru]. and studied at the Moscow Art Theatre School.[2]

For director Andrey Zvyagintsev's Loveless, the crew spent four months on casting the character Zhenya, though Spivak was an early candidate, eventually successful.[3] Spivak said she took the opportunity for a starring role in a film and the chance to work with Zvyagintsev.[4] For Loveless, Spivak was nominated for Best Actress at the Russian Guild of Film Critics awards.[5]

Maryana Spivak husband and son, Kinotavr-2017.



Year Title Role Notes
1991 Until the thunder breaks out Tanya, Voronin's daughter
2001 Woe misfortune Vasilisa
2014 Space Dogs: Adventure to the Moon Strelka voice-over (ru)
2017 Loveless Evgenia Sleptsova "Zhenya"
2019 Baba Yaga: Terror of the Dark Forest


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Twins Valya Nikitina, granddaughter of Darya TV series
2008 Glukhar Vera 19 series: "Accident" (ru)
2010 Bullet-fool 4 Tanya Mini-series
2010-2015 Kumi-Kumi Yusia voice acting, Animated series
2014 Wiseacre Ekaterina Favorova TV series
2016 Partner Larisa Voytovich, captain TV series
2018 Wongozero TV
2018 Code Irina TV series
2018 Le Bureau des Légendes Samara TV series


  1. ^ "Марьяна Спивак". (in Russian). Retrieved 1 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Марьяна Спивак о "Нелюбви" в кино и любви в жизни". Hello! (in Russian). Retrieved 1 July 2018.
  3. ^ Zvyagintsev, Andrey (May 2017). "Interview with Some of the Team of Nelyubov ('Loveless') by Andrey Zvyagintsev" (Interview). Cannes Film Festival. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  4. ^ Spivak, Maryana (May 2017). "Interview with Some of the Team of Nelyubov ('Loveless') by Andrey Zvyagintsev" (Interview). Cannes Film Festival. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  5. ^ "2017" (in Russian). Russian Guild of Film Critics. Retrieved 1 July 2018.

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