Who is Sasha Gray?

Anton Kravchenko
Anton Kravchenko
July 26, 2012

Sasha Gray is the most famous porn actress, despite the fact that she has left this field for several years. Today it can be found in Internet memes, its image is used in advertising. Sasha herself has been shot in feature films and has released a book. So who is Sasha Gray - a porn actress or a versatile talented person?


The real name of Sasha Gray is Marina Ann Henzis. Marina was born in 1988 in the state of California. Parents separated when she was 5 years old. After the divorce, Sasha with her mother moved to the south of the United States, where she attended a theater group, engaged in dancing and music. At the age of 18, Sasha Gray decides to leave home and go to Los Angeles with the steady desire to make a career porn actress. The young girl explained such a strange choice to the fact that she recognized most porn movies as plainly boring.

The conquest of the porn industry

Nickname - the first thing with which porn actors begin. Marina Henzis took the name Sasha Gray. The name Sasha was taken in honor of Sasha Konetsko, the vocalist of the KMFDM group, the surname Gray was taken in honor of the character of the work of O.Wilde Dorian Gray, because of his desire for pleasure.

The first scene in porn was an orgy with a famous by that time actor Rocco Siffredi. Sasha herself said that she liked the first day of filming, it was just hard to remember in what order the partners were.

Two months later, the beginning of a career young actress starred in 33 films for adults. Six months later, she received several very prestigious awards given to actors of a similar genre.

By 2010, Sasha starred in more than 300 films. In 2011, she decided to end her career as a porn actress. She explained her decision by doing everything she could in this genre.

Not just porn

Along with the career of porn actress Sasha Gray was actively engaged in modeling business. Already in 2007, her photograph was on the cover of the album The Smashing Pumpkins. From this year, Sasha is actively attracted to social advertising, her face is emblazoned on the covers of magazines.

In 2009, Sasha was shot in the horror film "Deep Cut", in 2010 in the film "I'm tired of you." In 2010, the full-length film “Call Girl” was released.

Since 2008, Sasha Gray is the vocalist of the aTelecine group, which has released one studio album and several EPs for today.

Sasha Gray is also actively involved in social life - he opposes animal sterilization, reads fairy tales in kindergarten.

Who Sasha Gray is is an interesting question, and the influence that she has had on society and certain types of creativity is enormous.