Honored Artist of the Russian Federation. Yelena Klionikovna Ivochkina was born on February 3, 1953 in Leningrad. She graduated from the Boris Schukin Theater School (course of AI Borisov) in 1977. In the same year, she was accepted into the troupe of the Vakhtangov Theater. On the stage of the Vakhtangov Theater, in which he has served for forty years, she created a number of striking unforgettable images: The Batura (Mystery-Buff), Aizada (And the day lasts longer than a century), Lidochka (Delo), Mona (Lady without camellias), Princess Marya Alekseevna ( You are our sovereign, father ...), Rosa (I don’t know you anymore, dear), Anna Fedorovna (Barbarians), Vivian Boisier (Bless You), Nastassya Petrovna Zyablova (Uncle's Dream), Ustya's Drum (For Two Hares ...), Mademoiselle Georges (Frederick, or the Boulevard of Crimes), circus performer (Evening of jesters), Collector's wife (Invisible collection - Stefan Tsveig.Novely), Julia (Jubilee) and others. In 1978, Elena Ivochkina made her film debut, starring in the film “Centaurs”. In the same year, she played Rita in the psychological drama "Grasshopper", and also took part in the shooting of the film-play "Summer in Noan". In 1979, she played the role of Nina Lokhvitskaya in the adventure film “The Emissary of the Foreign Center”. Later she starred in the films “Autumn Story” (main role), “Particularly Dangerous”, “Rico Brothers”, “Tankodrom” (main role), “Solar Wind”, “The Secret of Blackbirds”, “The Limit of Possible”, “The last road”, “Masha”, “caught swallow”, etc.