Ita Ever (born Ilse Ever; 1 April 1931, Paide, Järva County) is an Estonian film, radio, theater and television actress.[1][2] She is widely regarded as a Grand Old Lady of Estonian theatre.

Ita Ever
Ilse Ever

(1931-04-01) 1 April 1931 (age 91)


She began her career in 1953 as a stage actress and has appeared in numerous Estonian and Russian film productions. She was formerly married to Estonian actor Eino Baskin and is the mother of director/actor Roman Baskin.[3]

In 1983, she starred as Miss Marple in Secret of the Blackbirds (Russian: Тайна «Чёрных дроздов», Tayna chyornykh drozdov), the Russian language film adaption of Agatha Christie's novel A Pocket Full of Rye.[4]

She has appeared in stage and film productions based on the works of: Oskar Luts, A. H. Tammsaare, Mats Traat, Agatha Christie, Nikolai Gogol, William Shakespeare, John Steinbeck, Henrik Ibsen and Anton Chekhov.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Ever, Ita - Eesti Entsüklopeedia". Retrieved 28 January 2022.
  2. ^ "Ita Ever". Archived from the original on 9 June 2007. Retrieved 28 January 2022.
  3. ^ Filmi Arhiiv: Ita Ever 80 accessed 1 April 2015
  4. ^ PBS Mystery website,; accessed 30 March 2015.

Further readingEdit

  • Kilumets, Margit. Ita Ever Elu suuruses. Ajakirjade Kirjastus (2006); ISBN 9949-427-26-6

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