For some actors, the path to the stage was through obstacles and doubts. The most difficult thing on the chosen route is to overcome internal resistance and uncertainty. Tatyana Pankova selflessly coped with her fears and complexes.
Some people choose a profession under the influence of their family and friends. Tatyana Petrovna Pankova was born on January 9, 1917 in a family of technical intelligentsia. Parents lived in the famous city of Petrograd. My father worked as an engineer at an engineering plant. Mother taught mathematics at one of the higher educational institutions. Tatiana was an obedient and intelligent child. She tried to imitate her older brother in everything, who became interested in playing on stage and entered the service at the Bolshoi Drama Theater.
Pankova also wanted to become an actress, but her own appearance stopped her. To put it mildly, she did not consider herself to be one of the beauties. Tanya studied well at school. Her favorite subject was mathematics. The girl several times came out as the winner of the city mathematical olympiads. After school, she entered the Polytechnic Institute and received a higher technical education. But she did not work in her specialty, but decidedly got ready and left for Moscow to enter the Shchepkin Theater School.
Student years coincided with the war. Tatiana enrolled in the front-line troupe of the Maly Theater. The artists had to wander along country roads for weeks, and perform in front of the soldiers of the Red Army, who, after the concert, went into battle. Artists also happened to come under fire from enemy artillery. For the performance of the role of Arina Fedotovna in the play "Do not get into your sleigh, do not sit down" the young actress Pankova received an award at the competition of creative front-line groups. When the situation at the front stabilized in 1943 and our troops went on the offensive, the actress was recalled to Moscow and enlisted in the main troupe of the Maly Theater.
Theatrical career of Pankova was developing quite successfully. It is important to note that the actress has never experienced attacks of "star fever". She willingly agreed to play the main roles and go on stage in a minute episode. Tatyana Petrovna was invited to act in films. The debut was a supporting role in the film "Anna on the Neck". Other films followed. Pankova became truly famous after the release of the movie "Star of Captivating Happiness".
Personal life scenario
For her many years of work, Tatiana Pankova was awarded two Orders of the Badge of Honor and the Order of Merit to the Fatherland. In 1984 she was awarded the honorary title "People's Artist of the RSFSR".
Tatyana Petrovna's personal life has developed dramatically. The first time she married Boris Shlyapnikov. He was a friend of Vasily's older brother. They died together in the first months of the war in the Baltic. The second husband is actor Konstantin Nazarov. Jonah. Drunkard. Tatiana left him herself. The family was formed after meeting with the conductor Oleg Agarkov. The husband and wife lived under the same roof for the rest of their lives. Tatiana Pankova passed away in July 2011.