She graduated from the All-Union State Institute of Cinematography (1954, workshop of Vladimir Belokurov and Vasily Vanin). In the cinema - since 1949, she has performed more than 70 movie roles. In the years 1954-1990 - actress of the Studio Theater actor. Honored Artist of Russia (2001). Her husband is a film director Leonid Gaidai (1923-1993).