Nonna Mordyukova

 

 

Age: 82

 

Summary: Russian actress whose roles won her the status of the quintessential Soviet woman who appeared in dozens of films, including some textbook examples of Soviet propaganda throughout a career that spanned 50 years and whose characters often faced a tough choice between devotion to Communist dogma and the quiet happiness of family life.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from diabetes and dementia

 

Born: November 25, 1925

 

Died: July 6, 2008

 

Location: Moscow, Russia