Irina Baronova and The Ballets Russes
Victoria Tennant, author of Irina Baronova and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo

Victoria Tennant trained for eight years at the Elmhurst Ballet School and for two years at the Central School for Speech and Drama in London. She played the title role in her first film, The Ragman's Daughter, in 1972, and she has since then gone on to work in film, television, theatre, and radio, receiving Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. She lives in Los Angeles.

Theatrical Films

The List directed by Harris Goldberg, with Patrick Fugit (2015)
Cold Turkey directed by Will Slocombe, with Peter Bogdanovitch, Cheryl Hines (2013)
Louder Than Words directed by Tony Fabian, with David Duchovny, Tim Hutton (2013)
Irene In Time directed by Henry Jaglom, with Tanna Frederick (2006)
We Married Margo directed by J.D. Shapiro, with J.D. Shapiro, William Dozier (2000)
The Plague directed by Luis Puenzo, with William Hurt, Raul Julia, Robert Duvall (1991)
LA Story directed by Mick Jackson, with Steve Martin, Richard E. Grant (1990)
The Handmaid’s Tale directed by Volker Schlondorff, with Natasha Richardson, Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway, Elizabeth McGovern, Aidan Quinn (1989)
Foolsmate directed by Mathieu Carriere, with Stuart Wilson (1988)
Best Seller directed by John Flynn, with James Woods, Brian Dennehy (1986)
The Holcroft Covenant directed by John Frankenheimer, with Michael Caine (1984)
All of Me directed by Carl Reiner, with Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin (1983)
Stranger’s Kiss directed by Mathew Chapman, with Peter Coyote (1982)
Sphinx directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, with Sir John Gielgud, Frank Langella (1981)
The Ragman’s Daughter written by Alan Sillitoe, directed by Harold Becker (1972)

Television Films and Series

The Beast with Patrick Swayze (2008)
Monk with Tony Shalub (2007)
Scrubs with Zach Braff, Donald Faison (2007)
JAG with David James Elliott, Catherine Bell (2005)
Sister Mary Explains It All directed by Marshall Brickman, with Diane Keaton (2001)
The Chris Isaak Show with Chris Isaak (2001)
Providence with Melina Kanakaredes, Mike Farrell (1998)
Diagnosis Murder with Dick Van Dyke (1997)
Edie and Pen with Stockard Channing, Jennifer Tilly, Scott Glenn (1996)
The Man From Snowy River with Wendy Hughes, Guy Pearce (1993)
Act of Will with Peter Coyote, Kevin MacNally (1989)
Voice of the Heart with James Brolin, Lindsay Wagner (1988)
Maigret with Richard Harris (1988)
War and Remembrance with Robert Mitchum (1986–1987), Emmy nomination
Alfred Hitchcock Presents with David Dukes (1986)
Twilight Zone: Red Snow with George Dzunda (1986)
George Burns Comedy Theater with Jack Gilford, Paul Reiser (1985)
Under Siege with Peter Strauss, Beatrice Straight, Hal Holbrook, George Grizzard (1985)
Chiefs with Charlton Heston, Brad Davies, Tess Harper, Danny Glover, Keith Carradine (1983)
Dempsey with Treat Williams, Sam Waterston (1983)
The Winds of War with Robert Mitchum (1980–1981), Emmy & Golden Globe nominations


Doubt by John Patrick Shanley, Centre Stage Theatre, Santa Barbara (2008), Indie award
The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler, Napa Valley Opera House, Napa (2004)
The Misalliance by George Bernard Shaw, with Roger Rees, Eric Stoltz, LA Theatreworks, Los Angeles (2003)
The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler, Canon Theater, Los Angeles (2001)
The Taming of the Shrew (Kate) by William Shakespeare, directed by Josephine Abady, Westport Playhouse (1994)
Getting Married (Lesbia) by George Bernard Shaw, Circle-in-the-Square, Broadway (1991)
Love Letters by A.J.Gurney, with Chris Sarandon, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago (1990)

Writing and Producing

Irina Baronova and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo by Victoria Tennant, University of Chicago Press (2014)
Sister Mary Explains It All by Christopher Durang, produced with Kirk Stambler, directed by Marshall Brickman, starring Diane Keaton, Laura San Giacomo, Jennifer Tilly, Brian Benben, Wallace Langham (Showtime Premiere 2001)
Edie and Pen by Victoria Tennant, starring Stockard Channing, Jennifer Tilly, Scott Glenn (HBO Premiere 1997)