Olga Lezhneva (Olga Levit) (Ukrainian: Лежньова Ольга Миколаївна, Russian: Ольга Николаевна Лежнёва, born 6 May 1983) is a Ukrainian film, and television actress.
Olga Lezhneva (Olga Levit) was born on 6 May 1983 in Kharkiv, Ukraine (Ukrainian SSR), to factory workers Russian father and Ukrainian mother. In 2006, she moved with her family to the Capital of Ukraine, Kiev. She moved to New York City, USA in 2014.
2000-2006 Kharkiv National Kotlyarevsky University of Arts. Theatre Faculty. Performing skills Department.
2007-2011 Kyiv International University. Institute of Linguistics and Psychology. Psychology Department.
In 2000 at the age of 16 she worked as a talk show host on the TV-Channel “Tonis”. Then she starred in Ukrainian sketch shows “The Office” (2005) and “Jokes on Target” (2006), which aired on the TV-Cannel “Simon”.
Olga Lezhneva subsequently appeared in supporting roles in Ukrainian-Russian films “Antisniper” (2007)” and “The Rules of Hijacking” (2008). She starred in the film “Like hell!” (2008). She made a guest appeared as Sasha in “The Taxi-2” and played the role of a sexy conductor in the Ukrainian comedy “1+1 at home” (2013).
She became known after portraying Beatrice on the Ukrainian television sitcom “House arrest” (2010) for two seasons and for the role of Ludochka in the Russian comedy “What Men Talk About” (2010). She appeared on the TV show “The Affair” (2014) and “Return to Montauk” (2016).