Russian actress Anastasia Zavorotnyuk
Russian actress Anastasia Zavorotnyuk was born April 3, 1971 in Astrakhan, Russia. She is TV presenter, Meritorious Artist of Russian Federation. An ethnic Russian, Anastasia Zavorotnyuk has become a living cliche for Ukrainian women in modern Russian pop culture after her role in the My Fair Nanny TV show. Anastasia herself explained – she was taught Ukrainian accent by her a colleague in the theater. Her mother Valentina is People’s Artist of Russia, worked in the Astrakhan Youth Theatre. Her father Yuri Zavorotnyuk is a member of the Academy of Russian Television, worked on television. From early childhood, Anastasia knew what she was going to be – an actress. She studied at music school, took part in the dance ensemble “Lotus”, received lessons at the Moscow Art Theatre.
In 1993 Anastasia graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School and became and actress. Over 10 years in the theater of Oleg Tabakov, she had been in 29 productions. Her favorite role is the one of Varya in the play “The Passion of Bumbarash”. She is famous for her role in My Fair Nanny, which is a remake of the American series The Nanny. She called and was offered the series, which she had no idea.
Zavorotnyuk was married three times. Her first husband was a German businessman Olaf Schwarzkopf, their marriage lasted only one year. Her second husband was Dmitry Striukove, they had two children, Anna and Michael. From 2006 to the spring of 2008 Anastasia Zavorotnyuk met with Russian actor Sergei Zhigunov. On September 22, 2008 she married figure skater Peter Tchernyshev at the Foros Church in Crimea, Russia.
Anastasia Zavorotnyuk’s beautiful daughter – Anna Zavorotnyuk: