Doronina Tatyana Vasilievna: Biography, Career, Personal Life

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Doronina Tatyana Vasilievna: Biography, Career, Personal Life
Doronina Tatyana Vasilievna: Biography, Career, Personal Life

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Doronina Tatiana - actress, People's Artist. For many years she was married to Oleg Basilashvili, they worked together at the Bolshoi Drama Theater of Leningrad. Then they parted ways.

Doronina Tatiana
Doronina Tatiana

early years

Tatyana Vasilievna was born in Leningrad on September 12, 1933. Her parents, workers, moved to Leningrad from the Yaroslavl region.

In her school years, Tanya attended an amateur group, her mother sewed her dresses for performances. Once a schoolgirl decided to go to the capital to get into a theater university. She conquered the admissions office of the Moscow Art Theater, but in order to be enrolled, she needed a school certificate.

Tatiana had to finish her studies. After school, she graduated from the Moscow Art Theater, where she studied with Oleg Basilashvili, who became her husband.


After the institute, Basilashvili and Doronin were assigned to the drama theater in the city of Stalingrad. They worked there for only 3 months - they were cool with newcomers.

Later, the couple began to live in Leningrad and got a job at Lenkom. In 1959, Georgy Tovstonogov invited Tatyana to the BDT. The actress agreed on the condition that Oleg Basilashvili would also be accepted into the troupe. Soon the actress became a prima, her roles in the plays "Barbarians", "My Elder Sister", "Virgin Soil Upturned" were stellar.

After 7 years, Doronina began to live in the capital, worked at the Moscow Art Theater, the Mayakovsky Theater. In 1981-1987. Tatyana Vasilievna was a member of the Sfera Theater troupe. In 1998, she published her autobiography, An Actress's Diary, which became popular. The work was republished in 2005.

In 1987, Doronina became the director of the Moscow Art Theater, and she also received the position of artistic director. In 2016 she took part in the play "Vassa Zheleznova", playing the main role.


In the fifties, Doronina began to appear in films, she played in an episode of the film "First Echelon". Then there was a break, Tatiana continued to act only in 1966. She worked in the filming of the movie "The Elder Sister", which was a success. Tatiana was named the actress of the year.

Then Doronina played in the movie "Three Poplars on Plyushchikha". In the 60s, she appeared in the film "Once again about love", which was in the lead at the box office. Doronina became a movie star.

She also worked in the films "Wonderful Character", "Into a Clear Fire", where she demonstrated her vocal abilities. According to film critics, her best work was her role in the film "Stepmother", which won an award at a festival in Tehran.

In the mid-80s, Doronina played in the movie "Valentin and Valentina", which also became successful. Tatyana Vasilievna participated in the work on documentaries about Tovstonogov Georgy, Kharitonov Leonid, Smoktunovsky Innokenty.

Personal life

Tatyana Vasilievna was married 5 times. The first husband is Oleg Basilashvili, they studied together. They got married in 1955, and separated 8 years later. They had no children.

Then Doronina married Yufit Anatoly, a theater critic. They lived together for 3 years.

Then the actress became interested in Edward Radzinsky, a playwright. They married in 1966, and divorced in 1971, but remained on friendly terms.

In 1973, Boris Khimichev, an actor, became the husband of the actress. They parted in 1982, as the relationship between them faded.

In 1985, Tatyana Vasilievna married Robert Tokhnenko, an employee of the central board. The marriage lasted 3 years. Tatyana preferred theater to family, so she did not give birth to a child. Doronin never married again, she has no children.