Nina Usatova was born October 1 1951 in Altai Region, Russia. She wanted to become an actress since childhood and participated in school plays and musicals. She attempted to enter Shchukin Theatre College 3 years in a row unsuccessfully and was only accepted on her 4th attempt. She worked in several theatres and had her first role in movies in 1981. She continues to act and has multiple roles in movies and TV every year. She is married and has a son.
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Received title “People’s Artist of Russia” in 1994 and was awarded 3 Nika awards, for Best Female Actress (in 1995 and 1999) and for Best Supporting Female Actress (in 2009).
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Nina Usatova in films portrays and represents a typical Russian woman for her look, her voice and her soft, mother-like smile.