Zinaida Sharko

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Zinaida Sharko
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Zinaida Maximovna Sharko

14 May 1929
Died4 August 2016(2016-08-04) (aged 87)
OccupationStage and film actress
Igor Vladimirov (m. 1953–1960)

Sergei Yursky (m. 1961–1968)

Zinaida Maximovna Sharko (Russian: Зинаида Максимовна Шарко; 14 May 1929 – 4 August 2016) was a Russian actress of theatre and film, member of Bolshoi Drama Theatre.[1] People's Artist of the RSFSR (1980).[2]


After the start of World War II with the children's song and dance ensemble took part in concerts for the wounded in the hospitals[3]. For these concerts, a total of 900, she was awarded the medal For valorous work in the Great Patriotic War,[2] which always considered later would call the most expensive of its awards.

In 1951 she graduated from the Saint Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy. While studying, in 1950–1951 she performed with the Saint Petersburg regional theater, and after graduation worked at the Lenconcert Theatre (1951–1952) and at the Lensoviet (1952–1956). After 1956 she had a six-decade-long career with the Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theater.[4]


She died on 4 August 2016 at the age of 87.[4][5]

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