Veriko Anjaparidze

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Veriko (Vera Ivlianovna) Anjaparidze (Georgian: ვერიკო ანჯაფარიძე, 6 October [O.S. 23 September] 1897 in Kutaisi – 1987 in Tbilisi) was a Georgian stage and cinema actress.

Since 1920, Veriko Anjaparidze was an actress at the Shota Rustaveli State Theater in Tbilisi, and since 1927 she moved to the Kote Mardjanishvili Theater, also in Tbilisi. Later, she became the art director of the theater.[1] She was also teaching at the Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi Theater Institute.[2]

Veriko Anjaparidze was awarded the Stalin Prize in 1943, 1946, and 1952. In 1950, she was awarded the title of the People's Artist of the USSR.[1]

She was the wife of the film director Mikheil Chiaureli and the mother of the actress Sofiko Chiaureli. She is buried in Mtatsminda Pantheon.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b Анджапаридзе Вера Ивлиановна (in Russian). Great Soviet Encyclopedia. 1969. 
  2. ^ Ярошевич, Елена. "Анджапаридзе, Верико Ивлиановна" (in Russian). Retrieved 25 January 2013.  External link in |publisher= (help)