Tamara Degtyaryova

Tamara Degtyaryova

Tamara Vasilyevna Degtyaryova (Russian: Тамара Васильевна Дегтярёва; 29 May 1944 – 9 August 2018) was a Russian stage, television and film actress.[1][2] In 1979, she received the State Prize of the USSR for her role in the television series Eternal Call.[3][4] In 2005 she was made a People's Artist of Russia.[4][5]

Early life

Degtyaryova was born in Kaliningrad (present-day Korolyov, Moscow Oblast), in 1944.[6] Her parents were factory workers and as Degtyaryova was ill as a child, her mother stopped work to look after her.[2]