Ita Ever (born Ilse Ever; 1 April 1931 – 9 August 2023) was an Estonian film, radio, theatre, and television actress.[1][2] She has been described as a Grand Old Lady of Estonian theatre.[3]

Ita Ever
Ita Ever in 1993
Ilse Ever

(1931-04-01)1 April 1931
Died9 August 2023(2023-08-09) (aged 92)

Ever began her career in 1953 as a stage actress, and appeared in numerous Estonian and Russian film productions. She was formerly married to Estonian actor Eino Baskin and is the mother of director and actor Roman Baskin.[4]

In 1983, she starred as Miss Marple in Secret of the Blackbirds (Russian: Тайна «Чёрных дроздов», Tayna chyornykh drozdov), the Russian language film adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel A Pocket Full of Rye.[5]

Ever 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]

Ever died on 9 August 2023, at the age of 92.[6]

References edit

  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. ^ "VE: Ever, Ita - Eesti teatrilava grand old lady -". Retrieved 9 August 2023.
  4. ^ Filmi Arhiiv: Ita Ever 80 Archived 4 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine accessed 1 April 2015
  5. ^ PBS Mystery website,; accessed 30 March 2015.
  6. ^ "Скончалась легендарная эстонская актриса Ита Эвер". 9 August 2023. Retrieved 9 August 2023.

Further reading edit

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

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