Lyubov Sokolova (Lyubov Sergeyevna Sokolova)

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Ivanovo-Voznesensk, Vladimir Governorate, RSFSR [now Ivanovo, Ivanovo Oblast, Russia]
Liubov Sergeevna Sokolova (Lyubov Sokolova) was born on July 31, 1921, in Ivanovo-Voznesensk, USSR. Her father was an artisan furniture maker, and her mother was a saleswoman. Young Sokolova was fascinated with acting and became involved in the drama class at her school. Her first public performance was in 1937, she played a man's role of Onegin in the drama by Alexander Pushkin. In 1940 she became a student at the Gertsen Institute in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), and was also looking for an acting job. Read more...