Smereka, Antonina (real surname: Bahlii), b 14 March 1892 in Kyiv, d 29 June 1981 in Kharkiv. (Photo: Antonina Smereka.) Actress. She was one of the founders of Molodyi Teatr (1916–19) and an actress in the Theater of the Western Ukrainian National Republic (1919), Kyidramte (1920–1), Berezil (1922–34), and the Kharkiv Ukrainian Drama Theater (1935–51).

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