Galina Polskikh is a Soviet film actress. She has appeared in more than 100 films since 1962.
In 1979 she was awarded the title of People's Artist of Russia, and in 1999 - Order of Honour (fourth degree). The lead roles in Walking the Streets of Moscow (1964) and The Journalist (1967) directed by her teacher Sergei Gerasimov made Polskikh one of the most outstanding film stars in the Soviet Union. The distinctive feature of Polskikh's acting was convincing depiction of subtle emotions of female personages in affecting scenes.
Polskikh became famous after playing lead roles in such Soviet films as The Wild Dingo Dog (1962), There Was an Old Couple (1965) and Faithfulness (1965).