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Oksana Akinshina, Russian actress

Oksana Akinshina

Oksana Akinshina, Russian actress

Oksana Akinshina is a Russian actress. Beautiful girl is best known for her roles in the films Sisters, Lilya 4-ever, The Bourne Supremacy and Hipsters.
Oksana was born on April 19, 1987 in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) in the family of a mechanic and an accountant. She has a younger sister. In her childhood, the girl worked for a modeling agency and took part in shows. Once the head of a modeling agency invited girls to take part in the casting for the upcoming feature film Sisters. So Oksana got her first role.
13-year-old Oksana first appeared on the screen in the film Sisters directed by Sergei Bodrov Jr. Katya Gorina and Oksana received the award for The best acting duo at the Film festival in Sochi in 2001. Thanks to this role Oksana gained popularity and decided to become a professional film actress.
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Renata Litvinova, Russian actress

Renata Litvinova

Renata Litvinova, Russian actress

Renata Litvinova is beautiful, talented, successful, independent. She is an actress, screenwriter, director, producer, television host, author of music videos. She has a lot of awards, including the title Honored Artist of Russia. Brilliant actress starred in the award-winning films Passions, The Tuner, Two in One and Melody for a Street-organ, directed by Kira Muratova, all of which won Nika Awards.
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Renata was born on January 12, 1967 to a Russian mother and a Tatar father, who were doctors. Childhood was the most unpleasant chapter in Renata’s biography. To tell the truth, she does not like to talk about it, even destroyed all her photos.
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Natalia Bochkareva – Russian actress

Natalia Bochkareva

Natalia Bochkareva – Russian actress

Natalia Bochkareva is a theater and film actress, comedian and TV presenter. She is better known for her role of Dasha Bukina in the sitcom Happy Together, the Russian remake of American sitcom Married… with Children. This role brought her huge success. Beautiful actress starred together with Victor Loginov (as her husband), Daria Sagalova (as her daughter), Alexander Yakin (as her son) and others.
Future actress Natalia was born on July 25, 1980 in Gorky (now Nizhny Novgorod, Russia). Her mother worked as an accountant at the Gorky Automobile Plant and her father was a worker at the same plant. Natalia has a younger sister Nadezhda Bochkareva. Being a school girl she was involved in dancing, embroidery, as well as attended classes at modeling school.
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Daria Sagalova – Sveta Bukina

Daria Sagalova

Daria Sagalova – Sveta Bukina

Daria Sagalova is a Russian theater and film actress, TV host and choreographer. She is famous for her role of Sveta Bukina, not a very clever blond girl, in the TV series Happy Together, the Russian equivalent of the American TV series Married… With Children.
Daria Dmitrievna Sagalova was born on December 14, 1985 in Podolsk. Pretty girl was seriously engaged in the Dance and Choreography School Fantasia. As a member of Fantasia she participated in Kinotavr and Faces of Love Festivals. At one of the festivals she was noticed by theater director Oleg Butakhin. Oleg invited Dasha to play the role of Cinderella in the eponymous play. Since that moment her acting career began. However, Sagalova’s theater debut took place not in Cinderella but in the play The Nutcracker.
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Maria Mironova

Maria Mironova

Maria Mironova

Maria Mironova is a Soviet and Russian theater and film actress, Honored Artist of Russia (2006), laureate of many prestigious theatrical and film awards. In addition, she is a member of the Public Chamber of Moscow, president and co-founder of the charity fund Artist.
Maria Andreyevna Mironova was born on May 28, 1973 in Moscow. She is the daughter of Soviet actors Andrey Mironov and Ekaterina Gradova. The girl’s mother was famous for her role of radio operator Kat in the TV series Seventeen Moments of Spring. The future actress was named after her grandmother, Mironov’s mother – Maria Vladimirovna Mironova. In late 1973, almost immediately after the birth of the baby, Mironov left the family. Later he married actress Larisa Golubkina and adopted her daughter Maria Golubkina.
By the way, Masha Mironova played her first film role, when she was 10 years old.
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Marina Aleksandrova – Russian actress

Marina Alexandrova

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, where she was engaged in a drama school Imagine.
By the way, 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 dreamed of becoming an actress.
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Anna Azarova – model and actress

azarova anna famous model

Anna Azarova – model and actress

Anna Azarova, famous Russian actress and model, became popular not only because of her bright appearance, but also because of her enormous talent. Awesome girl starred in many films and worked with the best modeling agencies and glossy magazines. She is a woman, who has achieved everything that she wanted.
Anna was born on August 26, 1980 in an ordinary Moscow family. Her father worked as an engineer and her mother was a housewife. The girl even didn’t dream of becoming a famous model. But one day the fate gave her a chance.
15-year-old girl was walking with her mother when they met a woman. “What an interesting face!”- she cried. The woman was the manager of the French modeling agency and invited Anna to try her hand as a model.
When Azarova graduated from school, she was offered a job in France.
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