Marina Aleksandrova – Russian actress
Russian actress Marina Aleksandrova was born on August 28, 1982 in the Hungarian town Kiskunmajsa.
Her real name is Marina Pupenina. She is the only child in the family. Her father, Andrei Pupenin served in the Soviet army, located in Hungary, and her mother worked as a professor at the Herzen University. At the age of 5 the girl with her family moved to St. Petersburg. The girl was engaged in a drama school Imagine.
In 1992, Marina played the role of a little girl with flowers in the film “Weather Is Good on Deribasovskaya, It Rains Again on Brighton Beach”.
Parents wanted their daughter to be a translator or a tourism manager. But the girl wanted to become an actress.
After school 17-year-old Marina went to Moscow and entered Shchukin Theatre School. Being a first year student Marina played her debut role in the film Aurora directed by Andrei Razenkov. A year later she starred in the TV series Azazel and became famous. She is also known for the role of Princess Maria Alexandrovna in the TV series Poor Nastya.
After graduation Aleksandrova fulfilled her childhood dream and joined theater Contemporary (2006 – 2011).
The actress acted in many other films and TV series such as: Empire under Strike (2000), An Ancient Tale: When the Sun Was a God (2003), The Nutcracker (2004), Street Racer (2008), The Rules of the Masquerade (2011,) etc.
In 2005, Aleksandrova began dating with Alexander Domogarov, who is 20 years older. Their novel began on the set of the film “Star of the era”. Screen love turned into real love.
Marina charmed actor Alexei Chadov during filming of the reality show “Big Race”. They had a brief love affair.
On June 7, 2008 Aleksandrova married actor Ivan Stebunov. But the couple broke up in 2010.
After her divorce Marina was seen with film director Alexander Barshak. However, their relationship broke up when the actress met Andrei Boltenko in 2011. Soon Marina left the theater, got married and flew to New York, where on July 11, 2012 she gave birth to a son.