Lyudmila Chursina

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Lyudmila Chursina
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Lyudmila Chursina (right)
Born Lyudmila Alexeyevna Chursina
(1941-07-20) 20 July 1941 (age 80)
Velikiye Luki, Pskov Oblast, Russian SFSR (now Russia)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1961-present
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Lyudmila Alexeyevna Chursina (Russian: Людми́ла Алексе́евна Чурсина́; born 20 July 1941) is a Soviet and Russian film actress. She has appeared in more than 50 films and television shows since 1962. In 1981 she was a member of the jury at the 12th Moscow International Film Festival.[1]

At the age of 40, she is the youngest actress to receive the title of the People's Artist of the USSR.[2]

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Dmitry Medvedev at the ceremony of presenting state awards. Medal of Honor awarded Artist of Russian Army Theatre Lyudmila Chursina, 2012

Selected filmography

Political position

On March 11, 2014 supported the reunification of Crimea with Russia by signing collective petition to the Russian public "Culture figures of Russia - support of President Putin's position about Ukraine and Crimea".[3]


  1. "12th Moscow International Film Festival (1981)". MIFF. Retrieved 21 January 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Чурсина Людмила". Киноафиша.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Деятели культуры России — в поддержку позиции Президента по Украине и Крыму (Russian). Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation. March 2014

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