Born March 25, 1937 in Kiev. Merited Artist of the RSFSR (06/01/1984). After graduating from the geological department of Moscow State University (1960), she worked as a geologist of the Central Kazakhstan Expedition. In 1964 she graduated from the studio at the Academic Theater. Mossovet. From the same year - the actress of the Sovremennik Theater. He teaches at GITIS: in 1979-1984 - at the Faculty of Musical Theater, since 1999 - at the Faculty of Scenography (Associate Professor at the Department of Scenography, teacher of the discipline "Fundamentals of Directing and the Artist's Work with the Director." Husband - People's Artist of Russia Sergey Barkhin (1938) .