Sasha grey: a biography
Marina Ann Hantzis, better known under the pseudonym Sasha grey, born March 14 1988 in Sacramento, California. Her father’s origin was Greek and worked as a mechanic in the garage, and the mother looked after the farm and children. When she was five years old, her parents filed for divorce. Sasha stayed with her mother and strongly experienced separation from the father.
The girl was in secondary school and was fond of dancing. In twelve years she first thought about a career in filmmaking after seeing the movie «Fahrenheit 451». Chances immediately began to realize his dream and enrolled in a school theatrical circle. There they were given a list of movies that you must watch, however from the whole list, gray was able to get only the Comedy «My big fat Greek wedding», because to rent a video, there were not other films.
In 2000, Sasha’s mother met another man who made her an offer of marriage. After the wedding the family moved to the southern US. The relationship with her stepfather, the girl has not developed. After four years gray has told the mother that leaves the house because you are no longer able to tolerate her stepfather. But the mother have done differently: I Packed my things and children and returned to Sacramento.
She finished school in 2005 then went to College. In parallel, she worked as a waitress in a cafe, collecting money to move to another city. In 2006, adulthood, grey moved to Los Angeles.
In 2007, she began a career as a model. Her first job in this field was the photo shoot for the cover band «the Smashing Pumpkins», with whom she starred in one of his videos. In the future, American has become a model of popular French designer, designer max, Azria, and also starred on the Shoe «Forfex» and the program of sterilization of domestic animals «PETA». In 2010, popular men’s Playboy magazine did a big photo shoot to grey and put her photo on the cover.
The porn industry
In 2006, Marina Hantzis moved to Los Angeles to begin his career in «adult films». She met mark Shpiglera, who became her Manager. For the filming of the girl chose a stage name «
The popularity of Sasha grey peaked in 2007, and the girl were actively invited to be on television. She was a member of many shows, particularly programs leading Tyra banks, where Sasha has expressed his opinion about the participation of young people in the film industry for adults. In the show, the actress showed as a victim, however gray denies any negative consequences from their work and says that it was her conscious choice, she did not regret.
The girl also often invited to the movies. In 2009, she debuted in the low budget Comedy «Bloody cut», where he played the role of a journalist, investigating a bloody crime Director. In the same year the artist made his debut as the producer of the film «Modus operand». Sasha appeared on television in the series «Entourage» in the role of herself, having played the girlfriend of Vince chase.
The considerable popularity of the actress brought to the part in the film «call Girl» where she got the main role. Director Steven Soderbergh has decided that Sasha is the most suitable actress for his project and invited her to play the role of Chelsea. The picture appeared on the screens in 2009 and received mixed reviews from critics. Some extremely low overall acting Sasha grey, while others were surprised by the relatively high level of play for the girl who starred in porn.
In 2008, Sasha has created the Agency «LA Factory Girls «, the aim of which was the representation of artist in the business, and also help to aspiring Actresses.
A new stage
In 2011, gray has completely refused to participate in porn and continued to act in films for a wider audience. Sasha took part in the filming of a low-budget Comedy horror film «I melt with you», as well as in the Indonesian horror film «the Corpse in a white shroud trembles but continues to take a bath».
After a career in adult films grey began to develop in other areas of show business. In particular, in 2011 she published art album «Neu Sex,» which contains previously unpublished photographs of grey, which she long hesitated to show the public. In 2013, she released her first erotic novel «the Juliette Society», which enjoyed success with the female audience.
Sasha grey is actively involved in public life. She starred in PSAs, speaking for equal rights between men and women. Grey was a popular pop cultural symbol, many youth groups sing their songs.
The talents of Sasha grey are not limited to filming a movie. In 2008, together with his friend Pablo Francis she founded the group «aTelecine». The main direction in music was the style of industrial, and the artist herself characterizes the band’s style as «experimental psychedelic death dub». For three years the collective has issued three mini-albums before in 2011 saw the light of the full record «The Falcon and the Pod». Gray also participated in the recording of the album the group’s «Current 93» and «Throbbing Gristle». In 2013, there was a message that Alex left the band.
Sasha also often plays in clubs as a DJ on the territory of the United States and countries that she visits during their work, in particular, Russia.
Star reluctant to share with the journalists the details of his personal life, preferring instead to quote literary classics or to discuss socially significant issues.
However, in one interview, the actress mentioned that she has a boyfriend (whose name Sasha did not disclose), and it is possible that after some time she will be ready to create a family and upbringing of children.
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