Sofiko Chiaureli

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Sofiko Chiaureli
Born (1937-05-21)21 May 1937
Tbilisi, Georgia SSR
Died 2 March 2008(2008-03-02) (aged 70)
Tbilisi, Georgia
Alma mater Theatre and Film university
Occupation Actress
Years active 1960–2008

Sofiko Chiaureli (Georgian: სოფიკო ჭიაურელი; 21 May 1937 – 2 March 2008) was a Georgian actress, thought to be the muse of filmmaker Sergei Parajanov. She played a wide variety of roles on stage of the Kote Marjanishvili Theatre (1960–1964, 1968–2008) and the Rustavelli Theatre (1964–1968).


Sofiko Chiaureli was born in Tbilisi. Her parents were the film director Mikheil Chiaureli and the actress Veriko Anjaparidze. She graduated from the All-Russian Institute of Cinematography in Moscow and moved back to Tbilisi.[1] In 1975 she was a member of the jury at the 9th Moscow International Film Festival.[2]

Personal life


Married to:


She appeared in Soviet films including:



  1. Изгаршев, Игорь (November 2, 2004). Софико Чиаурели: мать маленького принца. АиФ Суперзвёзды (in Russian). 21 (51). Retrieved August 7, 2012. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "9th Moscow International Film Festival (1975)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-01-04.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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