In 1983 she graduated from GITIS. Studying in the second year, she played one of her main movie roles - the charming Miss Morstan in the film “The Treasures of Agra” from the Sherlock Holmes series. In 1990, she first co-starred with director Anatoly Eyramdzhan (in the comedy “Babnik”), after which the long-term collaboration with the director began. She played in the Moscow theater "Benefis". In 2004 she was accepted as a trainee director at the Moscow Drama Theater named after Ruben Simonov. Daughter - actress Ksenia Mishina (Barinova).