Tamara Makarova

Tamara Fyodorovna Makarova (Russian: Тама́ра Фёдоровна Мака́рова; 13 August 1907 – 20 January 1997) was a Soviet actress. She appeared in 31 films between 1927 and 1984. She was married to the Soviet film director Sergei Gerasimov.

Tamara Makarova

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Born(1907-08-13)13 August 1907
Died20 January 1997(1997-01-20) (aged 89)
Moscow, Russia
Years active1927–1984


Makarova was born in 1907 in St. Petersburg. She enrolled in the MASTFOR theater program in 1924, where she first met Sergei Gerasimov. In 1927, Makarova appeared in her first film, Somebody Else's Coat, produced by the Soviet government-sponsored Sovkino film studio. She crossed paths with Gerasimov again on this film. The two began a romantic relationship and soon married. She did a series of films in the second half of the 1930s, including Komsomol, Teacher, and Masquerade. After World War II, they moved to Moscow, where Makarova began to teach at the Russian State University of Cinematography, which was later named after her husband.[1]

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  1. ^ "Tamara Makarova". Retrieved 15 May 2014.

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