Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1969). People's Artist of the RSFSR (01.01.1977). People's Artist of the USSR (03.03.1990). Honored Artist of the Yakut Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. In 1958 she graduated from the Faculty of Journalism of Moscow State University. Since 1960 - actress of the Academic Theater named after the Moscow Council, since 1977 - actress of the Moscow Art Theater named after Gorky (since 1989 - Moscow Art Theater named after AP Chekhov). She died on August 27, 2011 in Moscow. The actress was buried on September 1 at the Novodevichy cemetery of the capital. Ia Savvina about her roots: All my relatives on my mother lived not far from the famous Kalach, Voronezh province. Aunt all of the parish school, with four classes. Her uncle Vanya forced her mother to go to the work school as an adult. She was shy. She is the only one who finished the first issue of the Voronezh Medical Institute, was a brilliant doctor. She was the only doctor during the war in the village. Was, because her career as a doctor is over, but she is alive, and I want her to live a long time. She lives in Opalikha, she is 93 years old. Vera Ivanovna is her name. Her last name is also unique - Kutepova. I am Savvina after my father, and she is Kutepova.