Childhood and family of Elena VelikanovaLena came to light in Moscow. She was raised by her mother and stepfather. Mom worked as a director of the restaurant, and her stepfather was a producer, director, broadcaster and general director of the DTV channel. A cousin in the line of her stepfather was Helena Velikanova, a famous Soviet pop singer.
In childhood, the girl was engaged in painting, attended a music school, where she studied vocal and playing the piano. At one time she was seriously engaged in dancing. Together with the choir, in which Lena sang, she visited many countries.
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The beginning of the filmography of Elena VelikanovaEven before the end of the school, Lena began acting on television. She played the first role in the television series DMB in 2000. In 2005, she starred in the series about Dasha Vasilyeva, as well as in the television series "I will not return."
In 2005, viewers saw a beginning actress in the movie "Pops". The samples were noted by director Elena Nikolaeva. Helena's heroine was called Glory. In the future, Velikanova was repeatedly invited by Nikolev to other paintings. The director liked this actress, she noted that Lena is a person and in films is always organic, although she has a pronounced temperament. Nikolaeva noted that Elena is still a child.
The first film of the actress Elena Velikanova was the DMB project.
Best films with Elena VelikanovaIn 2007, the actress appeared in one of the main roles in the movie “Vanechka”, where she had to play with an eight-month baby. Her heroine name is Nadia. For this role, Elena was awarded the Moscow Festival, which evaluated films for children and youth. She received an award for Best Actress.Also, the role of Velikanova in “Vanya” did not go unnoticed at the festival of youth cinema in Zelenograd, its name is “Reflection”.
In addition to “Vanechka” in 2007, the audience saw six more pictures with Velikanova. Among them, the brightest are “The Best Movie,” “I Am a Bodyguard,” “He, She and Me,” etc. In the film “The Best Movie,” the actress worked on the same platform with Pavel Volia and Garik Kharlamov. Her heroine, Nastya, is a young, cheerful girl who dreams that she will sometime be able to go to Africa to treat sick poor children there.
It so happened that Lena usually plays provincials, despite the fact that she herself is a native Muscovite. In 2008, viewers were able to see her work in four films - “River-Sea”, “Long-awaited love”, “Dance of the ermine” and “Time of happiness”.
The following year Velikanova appeared in the movies "220 Volt of Love", "Whisper of Orange Clouds" and "If We Destiny." Soon the second part of the “Time of Happiness” came out, to which Elena was again invited.
Elena Velikanova nowIn 2011, Velikanova played an unusual role for herself - the role of a surrogate mother named Masha Pavlova in the movie “Contract Terms”.Since she had given birth to a child shortly before the shooting began, she was not at all difficult to play this role, because all the sensations, difficulties and feelings of a pregnant woman were known to her.
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In 2013, Velikanova managed to play in the spirit of the films - “Alien War” and “Fate of Mary”. Elena took part in an episodic role in the thriller "Jack Ryan". This is a Hollywood film, starring Keira Knightley and Chris Pine.
Personal life of Elena VelikanovaStarting a film actress career, Elena did not plan to rush to marriage and childbirth, believing that she should concentrate on a career. Even after the filming in “Vanya” she did not change her mind, although during all the filming she worked with an eight-month-old child.
In the 2010th year, Elena married. Spouse was her beloved Oleg. He is a businessman. They had a son, Michael.
Filming of Elena Velikanova for Maxim magazine
Becoming a mother, Velikanova tries to give the child as much time as possible, her life has changed significantly.
Elena loves to travel, especially she likes the mountains. She has already visited France, Indonesia, China, Spain, Vietnam, Italy. The plans - to visit more places, cities, countries. Her hobby is snowboarding.
Elena loves to watch horror movies and American blockbusters since childhood. According to her, while watching such pictures, she always pays attention to how some elements are drawn on the computer, like what is shot. She grew up on Star Wars and The Matrix. Like an actress and a classic. Favorite actress - Brigitte Bardot and Audrey Hepburn. Elena Nikolayeva introduces her to many films, and Velikanova later buys these pictures on the “Gorbushka”.
Photo Velikanova in semi-nude were printed by Maxim magazine.It should be noted that she decided to take a photo session only after her father and Oleg (at that time still a young man) agreed to this.