Kseniya Rappoport

This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Aleksandrovna and the family name is Rappoport.
Kseniya Rappoport
Born Kseniya Aleksandrovna Rappoport
(1974-03-25) 25 March 1974
Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR (now Saint Petersburg, Russia)
Nationality Russian
Occupation Actress
Years active 1991–present

Kseniya Aleksandrovna Rappoport (Russian: Ксе́ния Алекса́ндровна Раппопо́рт; born 25 March 1974 in Saint Petersburg[1]) is a Russian actress. She graduated in 2000 from Saint Petersburg Academy of Theatrical Arts and was immediately invited to join the Maly Drama Theatre. She played Nina Zarechnaya in The Seagull, Elena in Uncle Vania, and Sonia in La doppia ora.

She has appeared in films and TV series such as Streets of Broken Streetlights, Baron, Anna Karenina, Nicholas II (Germany), The Russian Bride, National Security Agent, Empire Under Fire, Calendula Flowers, Prokofiev (Germany), Get Thee From Me, Criminal Petersburg, Homicide, and I Pay Up Front and My Wife's Romance. She starred in the Italian film La sconosciuta (2006), L'uomo che ama (2008) and in the Golden Lion nominated movie La doppia ora (2009), for which she won Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the 66th Venice Film Festival.[2]


She made her debut in cinema at the age of 16 years, while the decision to become an actress was influenced by her role in the film Get Thee Out.[3]

In 2000 she graduated from Saint Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy (SPbGATI), where she studied in the class VM Filshtinsky and was immediately invited to join the group stazhёrskuyu St. Petersburg Maly Drama Theater, where she is an actress at the moment.[4] Xenia played Nina Zarechnaya in The Seagull set Lev Dodin in 2001,[5] She also played a girl in "Claustrophobia" (MDT),[5] Elena Andreyevna in Uncle Vanya (Prize "Gold spotlights" in 2003 for Best Actress) and Sofia in Play without Name directed by Lev Dodin in MDT, Jocasta in Oedipus Rex, Beatrice in The Servant of Two Masters and Ismenio in Antigone (State Theatre on Foundry).

In 2008, Rappoport won the Jurev day prize of the festival "Kinotavr" for Best Actress, and in September 2009 she won the Double Hour prize of the Venice Film Festival for Best Actress.

Kseniya Rappoport in the Venice Film Festival on September 2009.

In December 2009, Rappoport was awarded the title Honored Artist of the Russian Federation.

On June 27, 2012, at the 58th International Film Festival in Taormina (Sicily, Italy) Rappoport awarded the prize "Golden Lion", founded by the Province of Messina.

At the 35th Moscow International Film Festival, she got awarded a special prize "For conquest of tops of actor's skill and loyalty to the principles of Stanislavsky school".

In 2013, Rappoport won in the category "Skill actor" (Best Actress) awarded the International Prize of Stanislavsky (2012-2013 theater season) for the role of Lady Milford in the play Intrigue and Love directed by Lev Dodin (MDT Theater of Europe). In 2014 she became the winner of "Top 50 Most famous people of St. Petersburg" in the theater for active work in the Board of Trustees "Children Bella" and the role of Ranevskaya in The Cherry Orchard by Lev Dodin.

In March 2015 she was awarded the prize of the Association of producers of film and television in the field of television movies as Best Actress TV Movie/Series for the role of Olga in the TV series Ladoga.

Personal life

Rappoport's father was Jewish, and she has stated that she never hid her Jewish ethnicity.[6]

Rappoport was married to Russian businessman Viktor Tarasov (divorced). Their daughter is actress Darya Viktorovna "Aglaya" Tarasova, born 1994 in Saint Petersburg.[1] She later married Russian actor Yuri Kolokolnikov, and they have a daughter Sofia, born January 2011.[7]



Year Title Role
1991 Get Thee Out
1993 Russian bride Kristina
1994 Prohindiada 2
1997 Anna Karenina Mariya
1999 Flowers of Marigold Elena, the daughter of Seraphim and dissident
1999 I'll pay more! Natusya
2005 Kazaroza Alevtina
2006 The Unknown Woman Irena
2006 Ratatouille Margo
2008 Jurev day Lyubov Vasilyeva
2008 A man who loves L'uomo che ama ... Sara
2008 Kacheli Inna Maksimovna
2008 Italians Vera
2008 The Double Hour Sonia
2009 The golden section Mari
2009 My Wife's Romance Amro's wife
2010 The Father and the Foreigner Lisa
2011 Two days Masha
2011 Gulf Stream Under the Iceberg
2011 Fairy tale. there is head teacher
2012 No hurry actress Anna Feofanova (short story "Saving the tunnel")
2013 Ekskursantka
2013 Rasputin Munya Golovina
2014 Noi 4 Lara
2014 The Ice Forest Lana
2014 The Invisible Boy Ylena
2015 Mom Daraga! Galina, mother Slavika
2015 Norway Anna
2016 The Queen of Spades Sofya Mayer
2016 Fotografas
2016 Motte Ne


Year Title Role Notes
1999 National Security Agent Tanya
1999 Streets of Broken Lights 2 Marina Urbanskaya
2000-05 Destructive force wife Sinitsky
2000 Empire under attack Alina
2001 Gangster Petersburg 3: Antibiotic Collapse Rachel Dallet
2002 On behalf of Baron Debora
2002 Time to love Nadya
2002 Knife in the Clouds
2003 Gangster Petersburg 4: Prisoner Rachel Dallet
2003 Do not quarrel, girls!
2004 Sissi - Empress rebel Marie
2005 The Fall of the Empire Alina Gorskaya
2005 Yesenin Galina Benislavskya
2005 Citizen of the head 2 Anna Karno
2007 Liquidation Ida Miniseries
2007 Betrothed-disguised Olga Gusarova wife Edik
2007 More important than love Veronica Vladimirtseva journalist
2009 Isaev Lidiya Bosse, singer
2011 Rasputin Maria Golovina
2012 The White Guard Elena
2012 After school Zhanna Ivanovna, head teacher
2013 Ladoga Olga Kaminskaya Miniseries
2014 Boatswain Seagull Miniseries
2016 Mata Hari Elizabeth Shragmyuller


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