Birth Name: Svetlana Gurdin
Place of Birth: Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: March 1, 1946
Ethnicity: Russian, Ukrainian
Lana is of Russian and Ukrainian descent. Lana’s father, Nikolai Stephanovich Zakharenko, was born in Vladivostok, Russia. Lana’s mother, Maria Stepanovna (Zudilova/Zoodiloff), was born in Barnaul, Siberia, Russia, or in Tomsk, Russia.
Lana has a daughter with her former husband, Richard Smedley.
Lana’s paternal grandparents were named Stephan Zakharenko and Eudoxie Sauchenko.
Lana’s maternal grandfather was named Stepan Ilich Zudilov/Zoodilov (the son of Ilya Semenovich Zudilov and Elisabeth).
Lana’s maternal grandmother was named Maria Andreevna Kuleva (the daughter of Andrey Alekseevich Kulev).