Anna Samokhina

Anna Vladlenovna Samokhina (Russian: Анна Владленовна Самохина; 14 January 1963 – 8 February 2010[1]) was a Russian actress. Samokhina started her film career in 1980s and quickly became popular due to her talent, beauty and charm. She is best known as the leading actress in Yuri Kara's Barons of Crime (rus. Воры в законе[2]) is a most outgiving, brutal and controversial Soviet film, about mafia and corruption in the late USSR.

Anna Samokhina
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Anna Vladlenovna Podgornaya

(1963-01-14)14 January 1963
Died8 February 2010(2010-02-08) (aged 47)
Resting placeSmolensky Cemetery, Saint Petersburg
Years active1982–2010

At the end of the 1990s, Samokhina stopped working in cinema, focusing primarily on her private life and restaurant business. In 2008, she returned to cinema and participated in several pictures.

In November 2009, Anna Samokhina was diagnosed with stomach cancer at a late stage. Until 1 February 2010, Russian press and many actors in country did not know that her illness was very serious. She died at 8 February 2010 in a hospital in Saint Petersburg.[3]

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ Ливси Е. Сегодня в 2 часа ночи умерла Анна Самохина
  2. ^ Путин выразил соболезнования дочери актрисы Самохиной
  3. ^ Актриса Анна Самохина умерла от рака (in Russian). 8 February 2010. Archived from the original on 10 February 2010. Retrieved 9 February 2010.

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