Marina Andreevna Pupenina (Russian: Мари́на Андре́евна Пупе́нина; born 29 August 1982), known under her pseudonym Marina Aleksandrova, is a Russianactress and model. She is perhaps the best known for her role of Marie of Hesse and by Rhine in Poor Nastya.


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[1][2]Aleksandrova in 2008

Marina Andreevna Pupenina on 29 August 1982 in Hungarian town Kiskunmajsa. Her father Andrei Pupenin served in Soviet army, located in Hungary, and her mother worked as a professor at the Herzen University.

In 1986, the family moved to Lake Baikal, then to Tula, finally settling in Leningrad (Now St. Petersburg) in 1987. In 1996 she joined the "Imagine" drama school, and after graduating from high school with specialism in Mathematics and Music (Harp Class) in 1996, joined the Shukin Theatre School under V.P. Nikolaenko.

From 2006 - 2011, Marina Aleksandrova was an actress for the "Sovremennik" (Contemporary) Theater Company in Moscow.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]Edit

On 7 June 2008 Aleksandrova married fellow actor Ivan Stebunov.[1][2] They divorced in 2010. After that she had a relationship with actor Alexander Domogarov. On 11 July 2012 she gave birth to a son. The child's name is Andreey, just after his father - a TV director Andreey Boltenko.[citation needed]


Year Title Role Notes
1992 Weather Is Good on Deribasovskaya, It Rains Again on Brighton Beach Little Girl Cameo appearance
2000 Empire under Strike[citation needed] Maria Stolypina Television film
2001 Aurora Borealis Anya
2001 Azazel Lizanka von Evert–Kolokoltseva Television film
2002 Le Médecin malgré lui Woman Television film
2002 Leading Role[citation needed] Marina TV series
2002 The Thief[citation needed] Yulia Balashova TV series
2003 An Ancient Tale: When the Sun Was a God Dziwa
2003 Poor Nastya Marie of Hesse and by Rhine TV series
2004 La fonte des neiges Léna Television film
2004 Viola Tarakanova Tomocka TV series
2004 The Nutcracker Masha (voice)
2005 Schastye ty moye Polina Gayvoronskaya TV series
2005 Zvezda epokhi Valentina Sedova Miniseries
2005 Lybovy k tebe kak bedstvie Herself
2006 The Last Armoured Train Toma
2006 Transit Woman
2008 Street Racer[3] Doker's Girl
2009 The Weather Station[4] Irina Post production
2009 Saka no Ue no Kumo Russian Nobility TV series
2011 The Rules of the Masquerade (Pravila Maskerada)[citation needed] Anya Miniseries
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