Katerina Anatolievna Shpitsa (Russian: Катери́на
Анато́льевна Шпи́ца; born 29 October 1985) is a
Russian theatre and cinema actress. She is an actress best known
for Katya: Military Story (TV series 2009) and
Brothel Lights (2011).
1.1 Early life
2 Personal life
5 External links
Ekaterina Shpitsa was born on 29 October 1985 in the city of Perm,
Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. Her mother Galina Shpitsa (née
Karpovskaya) was a lawyer, while her father Anatoly Shpitsa was a
Katerina lived in Inta,
Komi Republic until she was 13 years old and
studied foreign languages at an experimental French school which
combined common regular subjects with arts.
In her youth she won a local beauty contest and also worked as a
model. Later director
Georgi Yungvald-Khilkevich invited her to star
in his television musical Adam and Eve's Transformation, which was the
beginning of her career in cinema.
Katerina Shpitsa played the main
role of a young, provincial Eva, who comes to conquer the capital.
Katerina was cast in the series The Circus Princess through her photo,
posted on the site of the theater. The actress was invited to join the
"TeleFormat" agency in order to pass the tests. The director of the
series Alla Plotkina immediately saw in her one of the heroines - the
girl-invalid Masha. The series started in January 2008 and spanned 115
episodes. And although the screen time of Katerina Shpitsa's heroine
was relatively small, Masha's role became her first serious step
In 2009, Shpitsa landed a major role in the series Katya: Military
Story, with which the actress achieved wide recognition. She embodied
the image of a romantic girl whose peaceful life is invaded by the
war. The series lasted for two seasons.
Later, the actress played in a number of popular TV series: Advocates,
Frozen Dispatches, Real Boys, Golubka, Moscow, Central District 3,
Everyone has his Own War, "Cedar" Pierces the Sky, Rules of the
Masquerade, Ahead of the Shot, Another Person's Face.
Katerina Shpitsa appeared as the prostitute Zinka-Hitler in
Alexander Gordon's Brothel Lights. And a year later she received one
of the key roles (Alice) in the disaster film Metro, which brought her
Shpitsa played the role of the beloved of the great Russian wrestler
Ivan Poddubny in the biographical film Poddubny, which was released in
In the historical series Young Guards by Leonid Plyaskin, the actress
got the role of Lubov Shevtsova.
In 2016, Katerina played the role of a stewardess in the disaster film
Flight Crew by Nikolai Lebedev.
In 1998 she entered the theatre-studio CODE in Perm. She worked in the
Perm Chamber Theatre New Drama.
Since 2005 she has lived in Moscow, working in the
Moscow State Music
Theatre of National Arts under the direction of Vladimir Nazarov.
She collaborates with the Fellowship of Free Artists.
In 2010 she married actor Konstantin Adayev. Their son, German, was
born on 25 February 2012. In 2015 the couple divorced. She was in a
brief relationship with director Marius Weisberg, but the couple
separated in August 2015.
Katerina Shpitsa at the Russian Film Festival
Kinotavr in Sochi, 2016
Adam and Eve's transformation
The Circus Princess
Katya: Military Story
Laughter in dark
Face of Another
Masha, beloved of Poddubny
Gift with character
The Young Guard
Bet on Love
Breakfast with Daddy
Vika, stewardess 
Tas, ko vini neredz
^ "Катерина Шпица". Russia-1.
^ "Катерина Шпица «Жить надо так, чтобы
было интересно с самим собой!»".
^ Катерина Шпица рассталась с
режиссером Марюсом Вайсбергом
^ Определились исполнительницы
главных ролей в фильме «Экипаж»
Kатерина Шпица на Рускино