Natalia Makarova

Stage Actress

Birthday October 21, 1940

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Russia

Age 83 years old

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Russian-born ballet dancer and musical theater performer who earned Tony, Drama Desk, and Theatre World Awards for her starring role in the 1983 Broadway revival of On Your Toes.

Before Fame

She was a prima ballerina with the Kirov Ballet during the 1950s and '60s.


Her best-known ballet credits include featured roles in Giselle and Swan Lake.

Family Life

She married Edward Karkar in 1976; they had a son named Andrei.

Associated With

She performed in On Your Toes, a Broadway production featuring music by Richard Rodgers.