Svetlana Viktorovna Khodchenkova (Russian: Светла́на Ви́кторовна Хо́дченкова, born 21 January 1983) is a Russian film, stage, and television actress.

Khodchenkova was born in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. She became known after starring in Stanislav Govorukhin's movie Bless the Woman (2004), for which she received a nomination for the Nika Award and continued her career with the role of clairvoyant Cassandra in the historic television series Mascot Love (2005).

In 2008, she won the award Polish Film Festival for Best Actress in Little Moscow. She is also known for her roles in box office films Love in the City (2009), its sequel, Love in the City 2 (2010) and Office Romance. Our Time (2011). She currently stars in the TV series Lavrova's Method, and appears as Irina in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, a 2011 English-language espionage film directed by Tomas Alfredson, based on the 1974 novel by John le Carré.

She co-starred with Hugh Jackman in the 2013 superhero film The Wolverine as Viper, one of the film's main antagonists.[1]


Year Film Role
2003 Bless the Woman (Благословите женщину)
2005 Man Shall Not Live By Bread Alone / Не хлебом единым
2006 Stalin's Wife
Four Cabies and a Dog 2
2007 Kilometer Zero
Last Reproduction
2008 Little Moscow / Mala Moskwa
Real Father
A quiet family life / Тихая семейная жизнь
2009 A story Guest / В гостях у $kazki
Happy only once / Когда мы были счастливы
Trap / Ловушка
Love in the Big City / Любовь в большом городе
2010 Love in the Big City 2 / Любовь в большом городе 2
2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Irina
Office romance. Our time / Служебный роман. Наше время
Five Brides
Pregnant / Беременный
2012 Rzhevsky Vs. Napoleon / Ржевский против Наполеона
Surprise me / Удиви меня
Eight First Dates / 8 первых свиданий
Mothers / Мамы
Vasilisa Kozhina Vasilisa Kozhina
Love in the Big City 3 / Любовь в большом городе 3
2013 The Wolverine Viper
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