One of the most beautiful Russian actresses of the XX century Margarita Terekhova was born August 25, 1942 in Turinsk Sverdlovsk region. Since 1959, for two years she studied at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Tashkent. Then, having left the university, went to Moscow, where she entered the Studio School of the Moscow City Council Theater. After graduation in 1964, she became an actress of Moscow City Council Theater, where she had worked for many years (with a break – from 1983 to 1987). On the stage of this theater Russian actress Margarita Terekhova played a lot of interesting roles, among them: Cleopatra in “Caesar and Cleopatra” (1964), Marie in the play “The Clown” (1968), Sonia in the play “Crime and Punishment” (1971), Elizabeth in “The royal hunt” (1977), Lyubov in “Theme and Variations” (1979).
For the first time Terekhova starred in the movie in the 1965 film “Hello, it’s me.” Many of the films with her participation became an event – “Belorussian Station”, “Mirror” and others. Her popularity made her real star in the late 1970s after the release of costumed musical telefilms “Dog in the Manger” and “D’Artagnan and Three Musketeers.” In the first she played the Countess de Belflor capricious, in the second – the treacherous Milady. Her work in the movie confirmed her great skill and talent in the artistic profession.
In 2005 she made her debut as a director of the film “The Seagull” based on Anton Chekhov. Since 2005, Margarita Terekhova due to vascular dementia is not playing in the theater, nor in films and almost never gives interviews. Since 2011, she rarely appears in public, almost does not attend public events.