Born 24 February, 1904 in Zaraysk.
In 1925, she graduated from the A.V. Lunacharsky Theatrical Vocational School (originally named “Theatre Studio ‘Youth’”).
In 1925, she then became an actress in the company of the First Children’s Theatre (the former State Pedagogical Theatre, “Gostsentyuz;”, today, the Moscow Theatre for Young Audiences).
From 1942-1944, she played in the VTO Front-LineTheatre (artistic director V.S. Kolesaev). In 1944, at Kolesaev’s invitation, she joined the company of the Central Children’s Theatre, where she worked for the rest of her days.
In her creative career, she was responsible for 67 theatrical roles and 25 on film, and also recorded for more than 100 animated films. She also performed live about 50 times as Grandma Tatyanushka in the radio program, “Good Night, Little Ones!”. She worked for 40 years on All-Soviet Radio, where she played a great number of literary and fairytale characters.