Yelena Vsevolodovna Safonova (Russian: Елена Всеволодовна Сафонова; born 14 June 1956) is a Russian actress. She was made famous by the 1985 melodrama Winter Cherries and its two sequels. In 1988, she was awarded the David di Donatello for her starring turn in Nikita Mikhalkov’s film Dark Eyes. She was married to fellow actor Samuel Labarthe between 1992 and 1997. She has a son from that marriage.