Russian actresses who deceased at age 47

Here are 2 famous actresses from Russia died at 47:

Anna Samokhina

Anna Samokhina (January 14, 1963 Guryevsk-February 8, 2010 Saint Petersburg) was a Russian actor.

She died in stomach cancer.

Samokhina was known for her roles in several popular Russian films and TV series, including "Brother" and its sequel "Brother 2," as well as "The Turkish Gambit" and "Khrustalyov, My Car!" She won the Nika Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film "The Kopeck" in 2002. Samokhina was also a prominent stage actress, performing at the Alexandrinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg. Despite battling cancer for several years, she continued to work and remained a beloved figure in Russian cinema and theater until her untimely death at the age of 47.

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Yelena Bondarchuk

Yelena Bondarchuk (July 31, 1962 Moscow-November 7, 2009 Moscow) also known as Yelena Sergeyevna Bondarchuk or Alyona Bondarchuk was a Russian actor. She had one child, Konstantin Kryukov.

She died caused by breast cancer.

Yelena Bondarchuk was the daughter of famous Russian filmmaker, Sergei Bondarchuk, and actress Inna Makarova. She started her acting career in the theater, where she performed in productions of works by Shakespeare, Chekhov, and Ibsen. In the 1990s, she transitioned to working in film and appeared in several popular Russian movies of the time, including "The Black Veil," "Bastards," and "Kamenskaya."

Alongside her acting work, she also worked as a producer, screenwriter and director in her father's film studio, and co-wrote scripts for many of his films.

In addition to her artistic pursuits, Bondarchuk was an active philanthropist, and supported a number of charities involved in breast cancer research.

She was married to film director Valery Todorovsky from 2001 until her death in 2009.

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