Natalia Nikulenko

theatre and cinema actress

Natalia Nikulenko was born in 1964 in Leningrad. In 1987 graduated from the Drama department of Feodor Volkov Theatre Academy (Yaroslavl). In 1997 completed her studies at Saint Petersburg State Academy of Theatre Arts (she had been trained as actor and director at the department of Puppet Theatre).

Since 1999 she has played in the productions of the Alexandrinsky Theatre (Saint Petersburg). Since 1988 she has played in several productions of Lenfilm Studio.

Parts in Sokurov's films:

1999 — Lizzie in “Moloch”
2000 — the Sister (Ulianova) in “Taurus”
2002 — Ekaterina I in “Russian Ark”