List of Famous people named Marina
Marina Claire Wheeler is a British lawyer, author, columnist, and the ex-wife of British prime minister Boris Johnson. As a barrister, she specialises in public law, including human rights, and is a member of the Bar Disciplinary Tribunal. She was appointed Queen's Counsel in 2016.
Marina Abramović is a Serbian conceptual and performance artist, philanthropist, writer, and filmmaker. Her work explores body art, endurance art and feminist art, the relationship between the performer and audience, the limits of the body, and the possibilities of the mind. Being active for over four decades, Abramović refers to herself as the "grandmother of performance art". She pioneered a new notion of identity by bringing in the participation of observers, focusing on "confronting pain, blood, and physical limits of the body". In 2007, she founded the Marina Abramović Institute (MAI), a non-profit foundation for performance art.
Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva was a Russian Empire poet. Her work is considered among some of the greatest in twentieth century Russian literature. She lived through and wrote of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the Moscow famine that followed it. In an attempt to save her daughter Irina from starvation, she placed her in a state orphanage in 1919, where she died of hunger. Tsvetaeva left Russia in 1922 and lived with her family in increasing poverty in Paris, Berlin and Prague before returning to Moscow in 1939. Her husband Sergei Efron and her daughter Ariadna Èfron (Alya) were arrested on espionage charges in 1941; her husband was executed. Tsvetaeva committed suicide in 1941. As a lyrical poet, her passion and daring linguistic experimentation mark her as a striking chronicler of her times and the depths of the human condition.
Marina Sylvie Foïs is a French actress.
Marina Kaye is a French singer, songwriter and composer.
Marina Alcalde Rodriguez is a Brazilian mixed martial artist (MMA). She currently competes in the Strawweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As of October 25, 2021, she is #3 in the UFC women's strawweight rankings and as of November 23, 2021, she is #8 in UFC women's pound-for-pound rankings.
Marina Weisband is a German politician. From May 2011 until April 2012 she was a member of the senior leadership of the Pirate Party Germany. In 2018 she joined the Green Party of Germany.
Marina Andreevna Pupenina, known by her pseudonym Marina Aleksandrova is a Russian actress, best known for her role as Catherine the Great in the television series Ekaterina. She is an Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (2016).
Marina Vlady is a French actress.
Marina Tucaković was a Serbian lyricist who wrote several hit albums in former Yugoslavia and more than 4,000 songs. She was a known collaborator with Lepa Brena, Ceca and Jelena Karleuša, among others. She composed the lyrics of the Serbian entries for Eurovision Song Contest 2010, 2012 and 2013.
Marina Leonidovna Kravets
Marina Leonidovna Kravets is a Russian actress radio moderator and singer. She is the only permanent female participant of the Russian television show Comedy Club.
Marina Ruy Barbosa
Marina Souza Ruy Barbosa is a Brazilian actress. She started off her career as a child actress; her first major role was in the telenovela Começar de Novo. In 2006, she portrayed a prominent character in Silvio de Abreu's Belíssima. She later appeared in Sete Pecados (2007), Escrito nas Estrelas (2010), Morde & Assopra (2011), and Amor à Vida, interpreting Nicole, a young orphan and millionaire who gets cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma type 4.
Marina Mstislavovna Neyolova is a Soviet and Russian film and theater actress. She has appeared in 37 films since 1969. People's Artist of the RSFSR (1987).
Marianna Frantsivna Poplavska was a Ukrainian actress, producer, comedian, teacher.
Marina Vyacheslavovna Zudina is a Soviet and Russian actress of theatre and cinema.
Marina Hands is a French stage and film actress.
Marina de Tavira
Marina de Tavira Servitje is a Mexican actress. She is internationally known for her role in the film Roma (2018), which received widespread acclaim and earned her an Academy Award nomination.
Marina San José
Marina San José Cuesta is a Spanish actress. Mostly dedicated to theatre, she has also ventured into television and cinema, including her performance in the historical soap opera Amar en tiempos revueltos.
Marina Granovskaia is a Russian-Canadian who is currently a director at Chelsea. She is responsible for brokering the team's sponsorship deal with Nike, that will fund £60m per year to the club until 2032. She is described as 'The Iron Lady' and she is considered as one of the best club directors in world football. In 2018, Forbes ranked her Number 5 in their "Most Powerful Women in International Sports" list.
Marina Alekseyevna Ladynina was a popular Soviet film and theatre actress, best remembered for her leading roles in Tractor Drivers (1939), The Swine Girl and the Shepherd (1941), Six O'Clock after the War is Over (1944), Ballad of Siberia (1947) and Cossacks of the Kuban (1949), all directed by her husband Ivan Pyryev. In 1950 Ladynina was honoured with the People's Artist of the USSR title. She was a five-times Stalin Prize laureate.