Biography of Olga Antonova
Childhood and family of Olga AntonovaOlya was born in the family of the famous Soviet prose writer Sergey Antonov on December 22, 1937. When the girl was seven years old, her parents divorced. Contrary to custom, the father “gave in” to his wife’s son, and left his daughter to himself. Mother and Olya's brother went to another city, and the girl stayed with her father in Leningrad. According to the memoirs of the actress, they lived in a communal apartment on the sixth floor, in the house where the comedy theater was located. Lived poorly. The girl had no dolls in her childhood.
My father was not particularly involved in raising a child. Friends often visited him. There were endless conversations about literature, poems were recited. Olya, sitting under the table and making herself some kind of toy, listened to the conversations of adults. Today, the actress believes that it’s not worth raising children in words. Just parents should lead a bright life and give children the opportunity to feel its beauty. In childhood, Olga was seriously ill. She had problems with her spine and for several months she was literally tied to a hospital bed.
After graduating from school, Antonov entered the Leningrad State Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography.
Theater career Olga AntonovaAfter graduation in 1965, she was invited to the Leningrad Comedy Theater. The whole life of Olga Antonova is connected with this theater. On his stage, the actress created stage images that were beloved by the audience. The theater became the second home for the actress, and in the literal sense: in the period when Antonova and her husband had no place to live, they were sheltered for some time by the former theater shoemaker's workshop.
The personal life of actress Olga Antonova has developed tragically
At first, Antonova was entrusted with the role of angular schoolgirls, travesty, maids and laconic princesses. Having played about two dozen of such roles, Antonova gradually developed her own particular style. "Fairy Elf" for the eyes called the actress her admirers and admirers.
For 40 years of her theatrical career, Olga Antonova has played many roles in plays based on the works of C. Goldoni, A.N. Ostrovsky, Z.B.Moliera, A.Arbuzov, M.Zhvanetsky and other authors.
Tsareubiytsya - movie trailer with Olga Antonova
The personal life of Olga AntonovaOlga's first marriage was unsuccessful. She married out of passionate love. The husband, according to the actress, was a wonderful man, a wonderful writer, but a very free man. We lived together for 11 years. Generally Antonova categorically against divorce. But in the end she got tired of waiting for a knock on the door and once she took her daughter and got out of the window (fortunately, they lived on the first floor) and never returned home.
She lived with friends. Once in the theater she dropped that she was very bad and now if a good man were caught and would have married her. Suddenly, a small voice came from the corner: "I'll take it."Everyone laughed and forgot about this joke. And Olga did not forget about what was said and somehow asked: "Are you kidding?". Igor, her future second husband, replied that he spoke seriously.
So for 35 years, Olga and Igor Ivanov, artist of the Leningrad Theater of Comedy, live in perfect harmony. The only thing Olga regrets is that they have not met before.
Several years ago, Antonova experienced a terrible tragedy - her only daughter died.
Sad dolls by Olga AntonovaA little to diminish the pain of loss Olga Sergeevna helped ... dolls. Her daughter loved to play with dolls, and from the day her daughter left this world, dolls settled in the apartment of Antonova. It was they who did not let Antonova go insane.
Once Olga bought a toy, very similar to her daughter. Since then, the actress has been constantly buying, ordering and searching for dolls on the Internet. In her collection for more than two hundred copies. True, all dolls have very sad eyes ...
Titles and awards of Olga AntonovaOlga Antonova is the Honored Artist of the RSFSR and People's Artist of Russia. Commander of the Order of Honor. Twice received special awards "Golden Sophit" for theatrical roles in the performances of "Oh, you who loved" and "Harold and Maud."
Most of the roles of the actress Olga Antonova played in the theater
Olga Antonova todayIn the nineties of the last century, the type of Olga Sergeevna turned out to be extremely demanded on television and in cinema. She played memorable roles in the films "The Regicide", "The Curse of Durand", "Russian Riot" and "Forget-Me-Not"
Today Olga Sergeyevna passes her rich stage experience to the younger generation - she teaches classes at the State Academy of Theater Arts in St. Petersburg. He is a member of the artistic council of Comedian’s Shelter Theater.