Lyudmila Chursina

Lyudmila Alexeyevna Chursina (Russian: Людми́ла Алексе́евна Чурсина́; born 20 July 1941) is a Soviet and Russian film actress. She has appeared in more than 50 films and television shows since 1962. In 1981 she was a member of the jury at the 12th Moscow International Film Festival.[1] At the age of 40, she is the youngest actress to receive the title of the People's Artist of the USSR.[2]

Lyudmila Chursina
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Lyudmila Chursina in 2016
Lyudmila Alexeyevna Chursina

(1941-07-20) 20 July 1941 (age 79)
Years active1961-present
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Dmitry Medvedev at the ceremony of presenting state awards. Medal of Honor awarded Artist of Russian Army Theatre Lyudmila Chursina, 2012

Selected filmographyEdit

Political positionEdit

On 11 March 2014, she supported the reunification of Crimea with Russia by signing collective petition to the Russian public "Culture figures of Russia - support of President Putin's position about Ukraine and Crimea".[3]


  1. ^ "12th Moscow International Film Festival (1981)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 21 April 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Чурсина Людмила". Киноафиша.
  3. ^ Деятели культуры России — в поддержку позиции Президента по Украине и Крыму Archived 11 March 2014 at (in Russian). Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation. March 2014

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