Zinaida Kiriyenko

Soviet and Russian actress (1933—2022)

Zinaida Mikhailovna Kiriyenko (Russian: Зинаи́да Миха́йловна Кириенко; 9 July 1933 – 12 February 2022) was a Russian actress and singer. She was the Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1965) and People's Artist of the RSFSR (1977). She was known for her roles in the movies And Quiet Flows the Don, Fate of a Man, Chronicle of Flaming Years.[1] Kiriyenko was born in Makhachkala, then-Soviet Union.

Kiriyenko died on 12 February 2022 in Moscow, Russia from a stroke caused by COVID-19 at the age of 88.[2] She also had pancreatic cancer.[3]


  1. "Прощание с Зинаидой Кириенко состоится 15 февраля в Доме кино".
  2. Скончалась актриса Зинаида Кириенко (in Russian)
  3. "Умерла известная актриса Зинаида Кириенко: причина смерти". 9111.ru. Retrieved 13 February 2022.