She was born on October 21, 1942 in Kuibyshev (now Samara).
Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1990).
Daughter of the People's Artist of the USSR Vsevolod Sanaev (1912-1996).
She graduated from the State Institute of Theater Arts. A.V. Lunacharsky (1966, workshop of M. Tsarev) (according to other sources - the Moscow Theater School named after M.S.Schepkin).
Since 1967, she has been an actress in the Theater Studio of a film actor in Moscow. Film debut - in 1967 in the film "General Rakhimov."
Vice-president of the International Fund for the Development of Film and Television for Children and Youth Roland Bykov Foundation.
Since 2009 - actress of the theater "School of modern play".
The widow of the USSR People's Artist Roland Bykov (1929-1998).
Son - screenwriter and director Pavel Sanaev (born 1969, from his first husband - engineer Vladimir Konuzin).
In 2009, she published a book by R. Bykov, The Enchanted Princess, at AST. The diaries of Rolan Bykov “I am beaten, I'll start over” (2010) and “Poems by Rolan Bykov” (2010) were also published there.
PRIZES AND AWARDS
- Order of Friendship (2010).
- "Best episodic female role" - in the film "Zero Kilometer" (directed by P. Sanaev) at the 16th film festival "Constellation-2008" (Tver).