Stefanija Michajłaŭna Staniuta (Belarusian: Стэфанія Міхайлаўна Станюта; 30 April 1905 – 6 November 2000) was a Belarus–Soviet theater and movie actress. People's Artist of the USSR (1988).Stefanija was born on April 30, 1905 in Minsk in the family of the famous Belarusian artist Michaś Staniuta. As a child, she happened to attend the official meeting of Tsar Nicholas II with the Belarusian people.
She studied at the parish school, then at the Minsk Women's Government Gymnasium. In 1926 she graduated from the Belarusan Drama Studio under the Moscow Art Theater (class of Valentin Smyshliayev and Sofia Giatsyntova).Since 1932 and until the end of her life Stefanija Staniuta worked at the Janka Kupala National Academic Theatre in Minsk. In total she played about 200 roles, including in movies from 1958 onward.
Based on 2.76 Thousand movie and tv ratings over time
2000-11-06 (95 years old)
Place of birth
Russian Empire, Soviet Union, Belarus
Also known as
Stefaniya Stanyuta, Стефания Станюта
Medal of Francysk Skaryna, Medal "For Distinguished Labour", Medal "For Valiant Labour in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945", Order of the Badge of Honour, Order of Friendship of Peoples, Medal "Veteran of Labour", Order of the Red Banner of Labour, People's Artist of Byelorussian SSR, People's Artist of the USSR, Medal "For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945"