People's Artist of the Tajik SSR (1943). In 1937 she graduated from a theater studio under the direction of Alexei Dikogo and became an actress of the Leningrad BDT. A year later, in 1938, she left to work in Stalinabad (now Dushanbe), in the Mayakovsky Russian Drama Theater. During the Great Patriotic War was part of the troupe of the First Front Theater. Returning to Moscow in 1945, Galina Dmitrievna received an invitation to work at the Central Children's Theater, which appeared on stage for 34 years. In 1979 she retired. In the movie for the first time flashed in 1934 in an episode of the film "Private Life of Peter Vinogradov." She played her best roles among the classics of Soviet cinema - Lev Kuleshov in “Teacher Kartashov” and Vsevolod Pudovkin in “The Return of Vasily Bortnikov”, creating vivid dramatic images. The last years of her life, Galina Dmitrievna lived in complete solitude, patronized by the actor of the Russian Youth Theater Alexander Khotchenkov.