Biographies Russian Theatre Drama Ekaterina Korchagina-Alexandrovskaya

Ekaterina Korchagina-Alexandrovskaya

Born: 1874, Kostroma
Died: 1951, Leningrad

Actress. Born in Kostroma in the family of a provincial actor called Pavel Korchagin (1874). Joined the Alexandrinsky Theatre in Petrograd (1915). Famed for her images of patriotic women. People’s Artist of the USSR (1936). Died in Leningrad and buried at the Tikhvin Cemetery in the St Alexander Nevsky Monastery (1951).

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