Georgian actresses died at age 70

Here are 2 famous actresses from Georgia died at 70:

Yelena Alexandrovna Kuzmina

Yelena Alexandrovna Kuzmina (February 17, 1909 Tbilisi-October 15, 1979 Moscow) also known as Yelena Aleksandrovna Kuzmina, Ye. Kuzmina, Y.Kuzmina, Elena Kizmina, Elena Kuzmina, Jelena Kusmina, Yelena Alexandrovna Kuzmina or Yelena Kuzmina was a Georgian actor.

She studied at the Moscow Art Theatre studio and became a prominent actress in Soviet cinema in the 1930s and 1940s. Kuzmina's breakthrough role came in 1933 in the film "The Girl Without a Dowry." She went on to appear in over 50 films, including "Chapaev" (1934), "The Unforgettable Year 1919" (1951), and "Nine Days in One Year" (1962). Kuzmina is particularly remembered for her performances in films based on the works of Russian authors such as Chekhov and Gorky. In addition to her successful acting career, Kuzmina was also a teacher at the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography in Moscow. She was posthumously awarded the title of People's Artist of the USSR in 1980.

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Sofiko Chiaureli

Sofiko Chiaureli (May 21, 1937 Tbilisi-March 2, 2008 Tbilisi) otherwise known as Sophiko Chiaureli, Sophio Chiaureli, Sopio Chiaureli, Sofiko Michailovna Chiaureli, Sofiko Čiaureli, Sofiko M. Chiaureli or სოფიკო ჭიაურელი was a Georgian actor. She had two children, Nikoloz Shengelaya and Alexander Shengelaya.

Sofiko Chiaureli was one of the most prominent actresses in Georgia. She graduated from the Tbilisi State Institute of Theatre and Film in 1958 and began her acting career soon after. Chiaureli performed in numerous plays and films and was awarded many prizes for her outstanding contributions to Georgian theatre and cinema. She was best known for her portrayal of women in love, especially in the films of her husband, Nikoloz Shengelaya, who was also a famous Georgian film director. Chiaureli was also an accomplished singer and performed on Georgian television and radio shows. She was honored with the title of People's Artist of Georgia in 1974 and her legacy continues to inspire both actors and audiences alike.

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