Maria Poroshina, Russian actress
Maria Poroshina is a Russian theater and film actress, famous for the role of Svetlana – the female lead in the vampire franchise Night Watch and Day Watch.
Maria was born on November 1, 1973 in Moscow. Her mother, Natalia is a director of the Bolshoi Theater, and her father, Mikhail is a soloist in the ensemble Berezka.
Maria studied at first at the Moscow Art Theater School, then at the Shchukin Drama School.
Her career started with small roles in the TV series. She starred in the popular TV series Brigada (2002) and played the main role in the TV series Always Say Always (2003) and in the film The Fourth Wish (2003).
Maria’s breakthrough as an actress came with Night Watch – an adaptation of a vampire book series. In the film her character is seduced by a person who happened to be portrayed by her ex-husband Gosha Kutsenko.
Her first husband was Gosha Kutsenko. They have a daughter, Polina, who starred in films – On The Way To The Heart (2007) and Compensation (2010) in the role of Christina.
Her second husband is Ilya Drevnov. They have two daughters – Serafima (born in 2005) and Agrafena (born in 2010).
2002 – Antikiller
2002 – Little Johnny
2002 – Life goes on
2002 – Turkish March 3
2003 – Another life
2005 – Fall of the Empire
2005 – Full Moon
2005 – Talisman of Love
2006 – The seventh day
2007 – Aurora’s Love
2010 – Christmas Tree
2010 – Faith, Hope, Love
2014 – Someone loses, someone finds
2014 – Christmas Tree
2015 – The officers’ wives