Elena Yakovleva was born March 5 1961 in Zhytomyr region , in Novograd Volyn . After she graduated from school in 1978 in Kharkov she worked as a librarian, and cartographer , but in 1980 she finally decided to realize her dream – arrived to Moscow and at the first attempted to get into GITIS . She later graduated and got her first role in 1984. Then she worked in the theatre and until this day she is highly demanded and popular actress in the Contemporary theatre. On March 3 1985 , Elena Yakovleva, married (second marriage), the actor of the theater " Contemporary "Valery Shalnyh .November 7th 1992 they had a son, named Denis.
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Honored Artist of Russian Federation (1995 ), People's Artist of the Russian Federation ( 2002 ) . She was awarded the Medal of Honor ( 2006 )
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Perhaps her most popular role was the one of Nastya Kamensky in series “Kamenkaya”.