Klara Luchko

Klara Stepanivna Luchko (Ukrainian: Клара Степанівна Лучко; Russian: Кла́ра Степа́новна Лучко́; 1 July 1925 – 26 March 2005) was a Soviet, Russian and Ukrainian actress known for her roles in the Soviet cinema.

Klara Luchko
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Born1 July 1925
Chutovo, Ukraine
Died26 March 2005 (aged 79)
Resting placeNovodevichy Cemetery, Moscow
OccupationFilm actress
Years active1948–2005
Notable work
Cossacks of the Kuban (1949)
TitlePeople's Artist of the USSR (1985)
AwardsUSSR State Prize (1951)

She received the title of People's Artist of the USSR, the highest honour that could be bestowed to a cinema artist, in 1978.[1] She was awarded the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" 4th class (2000).[2]

Partial filmographyEdit

  • Michurin (Russian: Мичурин, 1948) as guest
  • The Young Guard (Молодая гвардия, 1948) as Aunt Marina
  • Three Encounters (1949) as Bella
  • Cossacks of the Kuban (Кубанские казаки, 1949) as Darya Shelest
  • Donetskie shakhtyory (1951)
  • The Return of Vasili Bortnikov (Возращение Василия Бортникова, 1953) as Natalya Dubko
  • Vikhri vrazhdebnye (1953)
  • A Big Family (Большая семья, 1954) as Lida Zhurbina
  • Twelfth Night (Двенадцатая ночь, 1955) as Viola / Sebastian
  • Ryadom s nami (1958) as Antonina
  • Krasnye listya (1958) as Jadwiga Walewska
  • V tvoikh rukakh zhizn (1959) as Nastya
  • A Snow Fairy Tale (Снежная сказка, 1960) as Black Soul
  • Seven Winds (1962) as Natalia Guseva voenniy khirurg
  • Gosudarstvennyy prestupnik (1964) as Nina Semyonova
  • God kak zhizn (1966)
  • Zabludshiy (1966)
  • Chuzhoye imya (1966) as Olga Pavlova
  • Dyadushkin son (1966)
  • Dreams of Love – Liszt (Szerelmi álmok – Liszt, 1970) as Marie d'Agoult
  • Opekun (1970) as Lyubov Petrovna
  • Idu k tebe... (1971) as Olga Kobylyanskaya
  • More v ogne (1972) as Marina
  • Dacha (1973) as Kseniya
  • Gnev (1974) as Zhurzhu
  • Tam, za gorizontom (1975)
  • Koren zhizni (1977) as Aleksandra Tinke
  • The Gypsy (Цыган, 1979, TV Series) as Claudia Pukhlyakova
  • Do Not Part with Your Beloved (С любимыми не расставайтесь, 1980) as Larisa's mother
  • We, The Undersigned (Мы, нижеподписавшиеся, 1981, TV Movie) as Violetta Matveyevna Nuikina
  • The Casket of Maria Medici (Ларец Марии Медичи, 1981) as Madeleine Locart
  • Carnival (Карнавал, 1982) as Josephine Viktorovna, the wife of Mikhail Solomatin
  • Anxious Sunday (Тревожное воскресенье, 1983) as Anna Golovina
  • Naydi na schaste podkovu (1983)
  • Prezhde chem rasstatsya (1984) as Antonina
  • Zhil otvazhnyy kapitan (1985)
  • Budulai's Return (Вовзращение Будулая, 1986, TV Series) as Claudia Pukhlyakova
  • Vash spetsialnyi korrespondent (1987)
  • Igra v smert, ili postoronniy (1991)
  • Vinovata li ya... (1992)
  • Glaza (1992) as Doctor
  • Pritcha pro svetlitsu (1994)
  • Solnechnyy udar (2003) as Klara Miller (final film role)

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