The oldest actress of “Snuff” Natalia Zhuravleva died in Moscow, reported “Interfax” the press service of the theater on Saturday.
“Today on 80-m to year of life died honored artist of Russia, our dear and beloved Natalia D. Zhuravlev. The Russian theatre has suffered an irreplaceable loss: he became a wonderful and sensitive teacher, brilliant actress. The theatre of Oleg Tabakov mourns with the family and friends of Natalia Dmitrievna. The place of farewell with Natalia Dmitrievna and the date of her funeral will be announced later”, – told the Agency in a theater.
Natalia Zhuravleva was born 21 December 1937, in the family of Dmitry Zhuravlev, one of the masters of art reading of the last century. He studied at the Studio School of the Moscow art theatre in the course of Viktor Stanitsyn. In 1960, the actress was accepted into the troupe of the Theatre named after Lenin Komsomol. And in 1991 began teaching stage speech in School-Studio of MKHAT.
In 1995, Oleg Tabakov invited Natalia Zhuravlev in the company of “the basement” theater. For two decades, which Zhuravleva served in the theatre on Chaplygin street, it was created a number of vivid images from the works of Russian and foreign classics: Maxim Gorky, Anton Chekhov, Alexander Ostrovsky, Nikolai Gogol, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, August Strindberg, and Bertolt Brecht.