Natalya Andrejchenko Movies and Career Information
May 03, 1956
Natalya Andrejchenko (Russian: Наталья Эдуардовна Андрейченко, akas: Natalya Andreichenko, Natalya Andreychenko) is a popular Soviet actress of 1970s and 1980s. She is famous as the Russian Mary Poppins. Natalya made a decision to become an actress in early high school. After an unsuccessful attempt to get into the Schepkin Art School, she was admitted to the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography where she studied in the Sergei Bondarchuk and Irina Skobtseva school. In 1976 she appeared in her first movies "Ot zari do Zari" and "Kolybelnaya dlya Muzchin". Her first successful film role was in the 1979 TV series Siberiade, which received the special jury prize at the Cannes Film Festival. However, Natalya became more popular in the Soviet Union after her roles in "Mary Poppins, Do svidanya" and "Voenno-polevoy roman", both feature films released in 1983. She is married to the Austrian actor, writer, producer and director Maximilian Schell, whom she met on the set of Peter the Great. They have one daughter together, Anastasia Schell.