Russian actress Marina Aleksandrova was born August 29, 1982 in Kiskunmajsa (Hungary) into the family of a military father – Andrei Pupenin was lieutenant colonel of artillery, mother – Irina Pupenina worked at the University. The first five years the future actress lived with her parents in Hungary, then the family moved to the Eastern Siberia, the Baikal and later – to St. Petersburg. Marina graduated from mathematical school and the School of Music, she played the Harp. While studying in the 9th grade, the future star was admitted to the drama school at the TV “Channel Five”. At the same time Aleksandrova became involved in television shows and poetry readings.
In 1999, after graduating from high school Marina went to Moscow, where she tried to enter different schools. As a result, Alexandrova entered the Theatrical Institute named after Shchukin, from which she graduated in 2003. Marina Alexandrova: “I grew up early – at age 17, when left from St. Petersburg to Moscow. Immediately became independent. Lived in a dormitory, then started making money and was able to rent the first room, then an apartment”. (from the magazine “7 Days», № 07 (13/02/2014)
In 2000, Marina made her film debut, playing Maria Stolypina in the 12-series TV film “Empire under attack.” As a sophomore, Alexandrova starred in the feature film “Northern Lights”, where on the set she was lucky to work with Alexander Zbruyev, Mikhail Ulyanov and Elena Koreneva.
The year 2002 was a turning point in the career of a young actress. The role of Lisa, the bride of Erast Fandorin in the series “Azazel” brought Alexandrova incredible popularity and the love of the fans. The same year, Marina participated in the reality show “Survivor.”
In 2006, Alexandrova was admitted to the theater “Sovremennik” (“Contemporary”), where she played in the performances: “Three Comrades”, “Whirlwind”, “Demons”, “Gentleman,” “Woe from Wit”, “Three Sisters”. In 2011, the star left the theater in connection with pregnancy.
In June 2008, Marina married actor Ivan Stebunov. In April 2011, the couple divorced. July 11, 2012 in New York City Marina gave birth to a son Andrey from common law husband, director Andrew Boltenko, whom she met at the festival “Five Stars”. Marina Alexandrova: “I cried with happiness when gave birth to a son. Still can not understand how this happens. It seems people will never understand it”.
Marina Alexandrova starred in over 50 films and television series, including “Thief-2. Happiness rent “(2002),” The main role “(2002),” Poor Nastya “(2003-2004),” Viola. In the world of criminal passions-1 “(2004),” Star of the era “(2005),” The happiness you are mine “(2005),” The Last Armored Train “(2006),” The Rock. The Life Long Song “(2006),” Kotovskij “(2009),” Bride “(2011),” Vysotsky. Thank you for living “(2011),« All inclusive, or All Inclusive “(2011),” Mosgaz “(2012),« All inclusive, all inclusive or 2 “(2013),” The soul of a spy “(2014), etc.