Born on April 17, 1956 in Leningrad. Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1991). People's Artist of Russia (1999). In 1979 she graduated from the Leningrad State Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography (course of A.I. Katzman and L.A. Dodin). Since 1978 - actress of the Academic Bolshoi Drama Theater named after G.A. Tovstonogov in St. Petersburg.