Russian actress Oksana Akinshina
Russian actress Oksana Akinshina was born April 19, 1987 in Leningrad (Saint Petersburg) into the family of a mechanic (father) and accountant (mother). She has a younger sister. She engaged in a modeling agency, whose leader has obliged all the girls to come to the casting director Sergei Bodrov Jr. Oksana came to cast without enthusiasm, but was chosen for the film. So, she first appeared on screen in the drama of Bodrov “Sisters” when she was 13 years old. For this film at a film festival in Sochi in 2001, in the Debut nomination, Oksana and Katya Gorina received the award for “The best acting duo”.
Oksana gained international fame after working in the film “Lilya 4-ever” by Swedish director Lukas Moodysson. Russian actress Oksana Akinshina got several awards – Gijón International Film Festival Award for Best Actress, Guldbagge Award for Best Actress, Rouen Nordic Film Festival Award for Best Actress, Stockholm Film Festival Award for Best Actress.
In 2003, she starred in the Dutch film “South” where she played a young girl, a single mother, who has come to the Netherlands illegally. In the film, Oksana speaks Dutch. In the movie ” Wolfhound”, released on December 28, 2006, Oksana plays Knesinka Elen, one of the main roles. In 2008, played the lead female role in the musical “Hipsters” by Valeri Todorovski.
In 2011, Oksana played the main female role – student Tatiana in the film “Vysotsky. Thank You For Being Alive”, and in 2012 starred in the film “8 First Dates”.
In an interview, Oksana admitted that she is not going to get acting training. She claimed that she knows how to get into the role of her heroines that she doesn’t need additional techniques. In addition, Oksana stated that she had never intended to become an actress and prefers living a normal life – to meet with friends, spending time with her parents.
Speaking about her future plans, Oksana tries to avoid specifics. She likes movies, she likes to play and discover something new for herself, but she did not want to be separated from real life. While she manages to combine art and real life, she is happy.
Despite the fact that Oksana is a very popular actress, she avoids noisy parties. She does not like more clubs and presentations, and chat with friends in a close circle. She, like all girls, loves shopping, gossip with friends, watch movies. Oksana does not build many plans and lives today.
Till 15-years-old Akinshina dated actor Aleksey Chadov. From 2007 to 2010, Akinshina was married to businessman Dmitry Litvinov and they have a son, Philipp, born 2 June 2009. On 15 January 2013 Akinshina gave birth to her second son Konstantin, from the film producer Archil Gelovani.
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