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Darya Melnikova

Darya Melnikova
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Darya Melnikova on the set of video for song "Love Above the Clouds".
Born Darya Alekseevna Melnikova
(1992-02-09) 9 February 1992 (age 25)
Omsk, Russia
Nationality Russian
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present
Spouse(s) Artur Smolyaninov
Children 1

Darya Alekseevna Melnikova (Russian: Да́рья Алексе́евна Ме́льникова; born 9 February 1992) is a Russian actress of theater, film and television.


Darya Melnikova was born in Omsk, Russia.[1][2] Darya also learned to play the piano at a music school and was involved in ballet. In 2009 from Ms. Melnikova was admitted to the M.S. Schepkin Higher Theatre School (Institute), artistic directors of the course Vladimir Bailey and Vitaliy Ivanov.[3] Since 2013, the actress of the Moscow theater Yermolova.


In 2006 Melnikova debuted in the movie. She played the main role in the film "Cinderella 4×4. Everything starts with desire" However, the film was released only in 2008. Her performance at this film earned her two nominations. But the real fame came to the actress in 2007. She played the role of Eugenia "Zhenya" Vasnetsova, the most athletic of the daughters, in the TV series "Daddy's Daughters".

Aspiring actress played 14-year-old Cinderella – an ordinary teen girl, who is a little bit strange, dreamy and always gets into strange and unusual situations. For this role Melnikova was awarded the prize for the Best Female child role at the XVII Open Film Festival of CIS countries "Kinoshock - 2008" and Best Actress in a children’s movie at XII All-Russian Festival of Visual Arts.

In 2009, Darya starred in the film "Ash Waltz" and in two series "The rules of theft" and "That's Life". In the same year she entered Shchukin Theater School in Moscow.

Darya Melnikova has become the face of L’Or?al. The actress starred in the commercial L’Or?al Paris Pure Zone. Darya enjoys photography and she is going to release the book of her stories and photos titled "Pictures to attract attention".

Personal life

A son on October 26, 2015. Child's father is her husband, Artur Smolyaninov.

Andrey Batt & Darya Melnikova at the studio, recording "Letniy..."


Year Title Role Notes
2007-13 Daddy's Daughters Eugenia Vasnetsova TV series
2008 Squirrel in a cage Dasha TV series
2008 Cinderella 4×4. Everything starts with desire Cinderella
2009 Ash Waltz Luba Sinicha
2009 The rules of theft Angela Botova TV series
2009 Heart Captain Nemov Vika TV series
2009 That's Life Lena Sokolova
2010 Garages Olya TV Series
2010-11 The Secret Service Agent's Memories Fekla TV Series
2011 The Secret Service Agent's Memories Fekla TV Series
(2 Season)
2011 Groom Olya TV
2012 Steel butterfly (Shuma) Vika Chumakova TV Series
2012 Mystery Dion (voice) Animated series
2013-2016 Alisa Knows What to Do! Alisa Selezneva (voice) Animated series
2013 Gagarin: First in Space Zoe Gagarina in adolescence,
sister of Yuri Gagarin
2013 Fierce Marina TV Series
2014 Invisible maid Tatiana
2014 Heterosexual Major Sokolova Nina Matrosova
2014 Boatswain Seagull Mariya Mini-series
2015 Wizard balance. Mystery Sukharev WiFi (voice) Cartoon
2015 Once Tanka
2015 SOS, Ded Moroz, or all come true! Lera
2016 Satellites Lena Ogorodnikova Mini-series
2016 Mata Hari Vera TV series
2016 Adventures of Alisa Seleznyova. The captives of three planets Alisa Selezneva


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