Yuliya Viktorovna Snigir is a Russian actress and model from Donskoy, Tula Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union [now Russia].
She played chess professionally and at the age of 15 was awarded the prestigious title of Candidate of Chess Master by International Chess Federation.
Yuliya became the face of L'Oreal, Mexx clothing and Mexx perfume.
She is known for playing Rada in Dark Planet and Dark Planet: Rebellion, Natasha in Kokoko, Alisa in Freezer, and Irina in A Good Day to Die Hard. Yuliya can be seen playing the role of Ekaterina II (Catherine II of Russia) on the Russian TV series Velikaya (Catherine the Great).