Kseniya Rappoport

Kseniya Aleksandrovna Rappoport (Russian: Ксе́ния Алекса́ндровна Раппопо́рт; born 25 March 1974 in Saint Petersburg)[1][2] is a Russian actress. She graduated in 2000 from Saint Petersburg Academy of Theatrical Arts and was immediately invited to join the Maly Drama Theatre. She played Nina Zarechnaya in The Seagull, Elena in Uncle Vania, and Sonia in La doppia ora.

Kseniya Rappoport
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Rappoport at 2009 Venice Film Festival.
Kseniya Aleksandrovna Rappoport

(1974-03-25) 25 March 1974 (age 46)
Years active1991–present
TitlePeople's Artist of Russia (2015)
Partner(s)Yuri Kolokolnikov (until 2014)
ChildrenAglaya Tarasova

She has appeared in films and TV series such as Streets of Broken Lights, Baron, Anna Karenina, Nicholas II (Germany), The Russian Bride, National Security Agent, Empire under Attack, Calendula Flowers, Prokofiev (Germany), Get Thee Out, Criminal Petersburg, Homicide, and I Pay Up Front and My Wife's Romance (France). She starred in the Italian films La sconosciuta (The Unknown Woman; 2006), L'uomo che ama (2008) and in the Golden Lion nominated movie La doppia ora (2009), for which she won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the 66th Venice Film Festival.[citation needed]


Rappoport was born in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (now Saint Petersburg, Russia). She made her debut in cinema at the age of 16 years, while the decision to become an actress was influenced by her role in the film Get Thee Out.[3]

In 2000 she graduated from Saint Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy (SPbGATI), where she studied in the class VM Filshtinsky and was immediately invited to join the trainee group in St. Petersburg Maly Drama Theater, where she is an actress at the moment.[4] Xenia played Nina Zarechnaya in The Seagull set Lev Dodin in 2001,[5] She also played a girl in "Claustrophobia" (MDT),[5] Elena Andreyevna in Uncle Vanya (Prize "Gold spotlights" in 2003 for Best Actress) and Sofia in Play without Name directed by Lev Dodin in MDT, Jocasta in Oedipus Rex, Beatrice in The Servant of Two Masters and Ismenio in Antigone (State Theatre on Foundry).

In 2008, Rappoport played an opera singer whose son mysteriously disappears in the film Yuri's Day by Kirill Serebrennikov. She won the Best Actress award at the Kinotavr festival,[6] Golden Eagle Awards[7] and at the Russian Guild of Film Critics Awards.[8] In September 2009 for The Double Hour she won the prize of the Venice Film Festival for Best Actress.[9]

Kseniya Rappoport in the Venice Film Festival in September 2009.

In December 2009, Rappoport was awarded the title Honored Artist of the Russian Federation.[10]

On 27 June 2012, at the 58th International Film Festival in Taormina (Sicily, Italy) Rappoport awarded the prize Golden Lion, founded by the Province of Messina.

In 2012 she was awarded the Golden Eagle Award for her role in film Two Days (2011).[11]

At the 35th Moscow International Film Festival, she was awarded a Stanislavsky Award "For conquest of tops of actor's skill and loyalty to the principles of Stanislavsky school".

In 2013, Rappoport won in the category "Skill actor" (Best Actress) awarded the International Prize of Stanislavsky (2012-2013 theater season) for the role of Lady Milford in the play Intrigue and Love directed by Lev Dodin (MDT Theater of Europe). In 2014 she became the winner of "Top 50 Most famous people of St. Petersburg" in the theater for active work in the Board of Trustees "Children Bella" and the role of Ranevskaya in The Cherry Orchard by Lev Dodin.

In March 2015 she was awarded the prize of the Association of producers of film and television in the field of television movies as Best Actress TV Movie/Series for the role of Olga in the TV series Ladoga.

Personal lifeEdit

Rappoport's father was Jewish, and she has stated that she never hid her Jewish ethnicity.[12]

Rappoport was married to Russian businessman Viktor Tarasov (divorced). Their daughter is actress Darya-Aglaya Tarasova.[2] She later married Russian actor Yuri Kolokolnikov, and they have a daughter Sofia, born January 2011.[13]

Kseniya Rappoport is currently married to restauranteer, Dmitriy Borisov, sometime prior to February 2016 she made public the marriage which occurred privately sometime earlier.



Year Title Role Notes
1991 Get Thee Out
1993 Russian bride Kristina
1997 Anna Karenina Mariya
1998 Marigolds in Flower Yelena
1999 Flowers of Marigold Elena, the daughter of Seraphim and dissident
1999 I'll pay more! Natusya
2005 Kazaroza Alevtina
2006 The Unknown Woman Irena
2006 Ratatouille Margo
2008 Yuri's Day Lyubov Vasilyeva
2008 A man who loves L'uomo che ama ... Sara
2008 Kacheli Inna Maksimovna (ru)
2008 Italians Vera
2008 The Double Hour Sonia
2009 The golden section Mari
2009 My Wife's Romance Amro's wife
2010 The Father and the Foreigner Lisa
2011 Two Days Masha (ru)
2011 Gulf Stream Under the Iceberg
2011 Fairytale.Is head teacher (ru)
2012 No hurry actress Anna Feofanova (short story "Saving the tunnel")
2011 Raspoutine Maria Golovina
2014 Noi 4 Lara
2014 The Ice Forest Lana
2014 The Invisible Boy Ylena
2015 Deerest Mother! Galina, mother Slavika
2015 Norway Anna
2016 The Queen of Spades Sofia Mayer
2018 Ice Nadya Lapshina's mother
2018 The Invisible Boy - Second Generation Ylena


Year Title Role Notes
1999 National Security Agent Tanya (ru)
1999 Streets of Broken Lights 2 Marina Urbanskaya
2000-05 Destructive force wife Sinitsky
2000 Empire under Attack Alina
2001 Gangster Petersburg 3: Antibiotic Collapse Rachel Dallet (ru)
2002 On behalf of Baron Debora (ru)
2002 Time to love Nadya
2002 Knife in the Clouds
2003 Gangster Petersburg 4: Prisoner Rachel Dallet (ru)
2003 Do not quarrel, girls!
2004 Sissi - Empress rebel Marie
2005 The Fall of the Empire Alina Gorskaya
2005 Yesenin Galina Benislavskya
2005 Citizen of the head 2 Anna Karno (ru)
2007 Liquidation Ida Miniseries
2007 Betrothed-disguised Olga Gusarova wife Edik
2007 More important than love Veronica Vladimirtseva journalist
2009 Isaev Lidiya Bosse, singer (ru)
2012 The White Guard Elena
2012 After school Zhanna Ivanovna, head teacher (ru)
2013 Ladoga Olga Kaminskaya Miniseries
2014 Boatswain Seagull Miniseries
2017 Mata Hari Elizabeth Shragmyuller


  1. ^ "Биография Ксении Раппопорт". RIA Novosti.
  2. ^ a b Ксения Раппопорт (Ksenia Rappoport) — все о знаменитости
  3. ^ 58-й Таорминский Международный кинофестиваль Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  4. ^ Ксения Раппопорт Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  5. ^ a b Академический Малый Драматический Театр — Театр Европы. Ведутся технические работы Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  6. ^ Nick Holdsworth (26 January 2009). "'Wild Field' Wins Russian Eagle". Variety.
  7. ^ "Лауреаты премии «Золотой Орел» за 2008 год". Golden Eagle Award. Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  8. ^ "2008". Russian Guild of Film Critics Awards. Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Venezia 2009: a Kseniya Rappoport, protagonista de «La doppia ora», la Coppa Volpi per la migliore attrice". sorrisi. 12 September 2009. Archived from the original on 20 September 2017.
  10. ^ "Указ Президента Российской Федерации от 11.12.2009 г. № 1429" [Presidential Decree of 11.12.2009 № 1429]. Kremlin.ru. Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  11. ^ "Бондарчук получил "Золотого орла" за фильм "Два дня"" [Bondarchyuk received Golden Eagle Award for the film "Two Days"]. RIA Novosti. 27 January 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  12. ^ "Beautiful Jewish women". Viola. Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  13. ^ "Ксения Раппопорт родила от Колокольникова! Новолитика". 4 May 2011. Retrieved 27 June 2019.

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