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Irina Kouptchenko is a Actor Russe born on 1 march 1948 at Vienna (Austria)

Irina Kouptchenko

Irina Kouptchenko
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Birth name Irina Petrovna Kouptchenko
Nationality Russie
Birth 1 march 1948 (71 years) at Vienna (Austria)

Irina Petrovna Kupchenko (Russian: Ирина Петровна Купченко; born 1 March 1948 in Vienna) is a Soviet and Russian actress. She rose to prominence after acting in Andrei Konchalovsky's 1969 movie adaptation of A Nest of Gentlefolk. She has performed in more than forty films since 1969.

Her performance in Lonely Woman Seeks Life Companion won her a Best Actress award at the Montreal World Film Festival.

She also played Alexandre in The Last Night of the Last Tsar, a play that was based on the book The Last Tsar: The Life and Death of Nicholas II by Edvard Radzinsky.


She was born in Vienna in a military family that, after the withdrawal of the Soviet Army in Austria (1955), moved to Kiev. In childhood, Irina showed an interest in ballet. After high school, she initially studied foreign languages at the University of Kiev, but after his debut in the role of Liza in A Nest of Gentlefolk, she decided to pursue a career in acting. She graduated from the Theatre Institute. Shchukin in Moscow (1970) and began working in the Moscow Teatr im. Vakhtangov (1971).

Personal life
She is married to actor Vasily Lanovoy.

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Filmography of Irina Kouptchenko (10 films)

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The Night Is Bright, 1h38
Directed by Roman Balaïan
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, La sexualité des mineurs, Films about disabilities
Actors Irina Kouptchenko, Vladimir Gostioukhine
Roles Zinaïda Antonovna, directrice
Rating69% 3.4832053.4832053.4832053.4832053.483205
Deux jeunes enseignants, Alexeï et Lika, travaillent dans un internat pour handicapés. Ils sont amoureux l’un de l’autre mais voudraient savoir si leurs élèves peuvent éprouver un sentiment d’amour aussi. Ils décident de se livrer à une expérience.
The Inner Circle, 2h17
Directed by Andreï Kontchalovski
Genres Drama, War, Historical, Romance
Themes Politique, Psychologie, Political films
Actors Tom Hulce, Lolita Davidovich, Bob Hoskins, Feodor Chaliapin, Jr., Irina Kouptchenko, Mikhaïl Kononov
Roles Directress
Rating70% 3.544623.544623.544623.544623.54462
This true story is of Ivan Sanchin, the KGB officer who was Stalin's private film projectionist from 1939 until Stalin's death. Told from Sanchin's view, the sympathetic but tragically flawed hero maintains unwavering faith in his "Master" despite the arrest of his neighbors and his involvement with their daughter, his wife's affair with the chilling State Security chief Lavrentii Beria and her tragic decline, and the deadly political machinations within the Kremlin he witnesses firsthand.
Without Witness, 1h29
Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov
Origin Russie
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Mikhaïl Oulianov, Irina Kouptchenko
Rating71% 3.583243.583243.583243.583243.58324
Un homme rend visite à son ex-femme et lors d'une banale conversation apprend que celle-ci s'apprête à se remarier avec un certain Valentin Chliakhov, une vieille connaissance. Il se rend compte que c'est ce même Chliakhov dont il a brisé la carrière avec une lettre anonyme il y a bien des années. Redoutant que cet homme l’apprenne par son ex femme et s'en prenne à lui, il s'attelle à la dissuader de le fréquenter, en mettant en place un odieux chantage.
Siberiade (1980)
, 4h35
Directed by Andreï Kontchalovski
Origin Russie
Genres Drama, War, Historical
Themes Political films
Actors Natalya Andrejchenko, Nikita Mikhalkov, Sergueï Chakourov, Vitali Solomine, Pavel Kadochnikov, Lioudmila Gourtchenko
Roles Solomina
Rating80% 4.0404054.0404054.0404054.0404054.040405
The small village of Yelan has lain hidden in the Siberian backwoods since time immemorial, Siberiade revolves around two families, the Solomins and the Ustyuzhanins, who live in Yelan and have been feuding for as long as anyone can remember. The Solomins were relatively wealthy and the Ustyuzhanins poor.
Ordinary Miracle, 2h18
Directed by Mark Zakharov
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Themes Musical films, Films based on plays
Actors Oleg Yankovsky, Evgueni Leonov, Aleksandr Abdulov, Andreï Mironov, Yevgeniya Simonova, Ekaterina Vassilieva
Roles the Wizard's wife
Rating83% 4.1894954.1894954.1894954.1894954.189495
The protagonist of the film, the Wizard (Oleg Yankovsky), invents a fairy tale to amuse himself and his wife (Irina Kupchenko). The tale's characters come to life, come to his house and set out to live their lives.
The Captivating Star of Happiness, 2h47
Directed by Vladimir Moty
Genres Drama, Historical, Romance
Actors Irina Kouptchenko, Alexeï Batalov, Natalia Bondartchouk, Oleg Yankovsky, Vladislav Strzhelchik, Vassili Livanov
Rating71% 3.579713.579713.579713.579713.57971
L'histoire se déroule au lendemain de l'insurrection décabriste contre le tsar Nicolas Ier en 1825. La révolte est réprimée et les officiers militaires impliqués dans cette révolte avouent l'un après l'autre et se voient condamnés à l'exil en Sibérie. Leurs femmes font face à cette prise de décision, les suivre dans leur exil ou demeurer chez elles.
Uncle Vanya, 1h44
Directed by Andreï Kontchalovski
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Serge Bondartchouk, Innokenti Smoktounovski, Vladimir Zeldin, Irina Kouptchenko, Nikolai Pastukhov
Roles Sofya Aleksandrovna Serebryakova
Rating73% 3.6869353.6869353.6869353.6869353.686935
Serebryakov, a retired professor and his beautiful, much younger second wife, Yeléna, visit their country estate, which funds their urban lifestyle. Vanya, brother of the Professor's first wife, who manages the farm estate, and the local Doctor Astrov, both fall under Yelena's spell, while complaining of the endless ennui of their provincial existence. Astrov is an experienced physician who performs his job conscientiously, but has lost all idealism and spends much of his time drinking. Sofya, the Professor's daughter by his first wife, who works to keep the estate going with her uncle Vanya, meanwhile suffers from lack of esteem over what she sees as her own lack of beauty, and from an unrequited love for Dr. Astrov. Matters are brought to a head when the Professor announces his intention to sell the estate, Vanya and Sofya's home, to achieve a higher income for himself and his wife.