Olga Rodionova

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Olga Rodionova
Olga rodionava arab duble.jpg
Rodionova in April 2011
Born 25 June 1974
Nationality  Russia
 Croatia
Occupation Model, actress, TV presenter
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Spouse(s) Sergey Rodionov (2002–present)
Children 1

Olga Rodionova (born 25 June 1974) is a Russia-Croatian model, actress and TV presenter.

Career[edit]

Rodionova in July 2011

As a model, Rodionova has worked with some of the best fashion photographers in the world, including Helmut Newton, David LaChapelle, Peter Lindbergh, Terry Richardson, Sante D'Orazio, Bettina Rheims, Ellen von Unwerth, John Rankin, Jean-Daniel Lorieux, Marino Parisotto, Guido Argentini and has graced the covers and pages of Playboy (Russia 2001, 2003, 2006, 2013; Poland 2004; Germany 2008; Greece 2009; Croatia 2003, 2011; Italy 2012,2013; Ukraine 2013; Argentina 2008, 2012- five covers,four times playmate),[1] Vogue (France, Italy, Germany), Grazia (France), Photo (France), FHM, L'Officiel (France, Russia), W (USA), Numéro (France),"Panorama" (Italy), GQ (Germany, Brazil), Le Monde (France), Guardian (UK), and El Mundo (Spain).[2]

In 2009 book publisher Benedikt Taschen (Taschen Gmbh) produced the provocative art album The Book of Olga by Bettina Rheims,[3] which contains nude photos of Olga Rodionova[1] and attracted unprecedented attention from both art and political media worldwide.[4]

In 2012, Taschen published the second book of Rodionova by Ellen von Unwerth - The Story of Olga.[5] Exhibitions of the photos from the book opened in CWC GALLERY, Berlin.

Social activism[edit]

Rodionova is known for her promotion of rights and social freedoms in Russia. She was the first social personality in Russia to fight successfully against libel and violation of privacy in Russian courts.[6] She hosts/takes part in charity actions with Jude Law, Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore, Michelle Rodriguez, Owen Wilson etc. in her home country.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Rodionova's partner is Sergey S. Rodionov, a millionaire banker and publisher. They have a daughter born in 1996.[1] She moved from Moscow and is living in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) since 2013 until now.

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2002 Society Columns Inna Bragina TV film
2002 The Fifth Angel Tanya Budraitis TV serial
2003 Totalisator Elisabeth
2004 Love Adventures Madelaine/Annet TV serial
2006 Elevator Anastasia
2007 Treasure Raidersi Masha
2007 Agony of Fear Inga TV film
2007 Paradox Olga
2009 Mission: Prophet Helena
2010 Chemist Aliona TV serial
2014 Black Rose Natalya

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Groskop, Viv (29 November 2008). "Just another day in the life of a Russian oligarch's wife...". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Billionaire’s wife exposed in photo album, Russia Today Archived April 10, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Olga – eine Annäherung: Die Frauen hinter und vor der Kamera" (in German). Taschen.com. Retrieved 27 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bettina Rheims. The Book of Olga - Clippings". Taschen.com. Retrieved 27 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Ellen von Unwerth - The Story of Olga". Taschen.com. Retrieved 27 February 2014. 
  6. ^ Schepp, Matthias (19 October 2008). "Moral in Russland: "Die sexuelle Revolution hat nicht stattgefunden"" (in German). Spiegel. Retrieved 27 February 2014.