Russian film actress Irina Skobtseva is marking her jubilee. On August 22 she turns 85.
Skobtseva starred in more than 60 movies including “War and Peace”, “Waterloo”, “They Fought for Their Country” directed by her husband, an outstanding Russian director Sergey Bondarchuk.
She debuted as Desdemona in “Othello”, a 1955 film by Sergey Yutkevich. In 1956 this film won the Best Director prize at the Cannes Film festival and Skobtseva was given the title “Miss Charm of the Cannes Film Festival”.