Shasha Grey Biography and Career
Sasha Grey also known as Shasha Grey is an American actress, model, writer, singer, and former pornographic actress who was born on March 14, 1988. Grey’s acting career began in the pornographic film industry, where she won 15 accolades between 2007 and 2010, including the AVN Award for Female Performer of the Year in 2008. In this article we are going to talk about the biography, career, notable works, films and family of Shasha Grey so read the article till the end.
Shasha Grey acted in independent films such as Open Windows, the Canadian black comedy horror film Smash Cut, and the horror-thriller Would You Rather after making her feature picture debut in Steven Soderbergh’s The Girlfriend Experience in 2009. In the HBO comedy-drama series Entourage, she played a fictionalized version of herself in 2011.
In addition to writing, directing, and co-producing films and music videos, she is the creator of The Juliette Society trilogy.
Shasha Grey starred in the 2009 Canadian low-budget black comedy/horror film Smash Cut with David Hess from Odessa/Zed Filmworks, made a cameo appearance in Dick Rude’s 2010 independent film Quit, and appeared in a 2009 episode of James Gunn’s PG Porn with James Gunn.
Grey plays Chelsea, an escort who is paid to act as her clients’ girlfriend, in filmmaker Steven Soderbergh’s film The Girlfriend Experience. After reading Grey’s article in a Los Angeles magazine, Soderbergh cast her. Soderbergh recommended Grey study Jean-Luc Godard’s films Vivre sa vie and Pierrot le Fou, both of which star Anna Karina, while she prepared for her performance in The Girlfriend Experience. Grey and Soderbergh also spoke with two escorts on their personalities and mannerisms.
She played Viola DeWynter in the 2011 video game Saints Row: The Third, and she reprised the role in Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell in 2015.
Mariya Ocher took Grey to nightlife locations in Hamburg in 2013 for the documentary series Durch die Nacht mit…, where Grey disobeyed the Herbertstraße’s “women barred” barrier.
In 2014, she co-starred with Elijah Wood in Nacho Vigalondo’s film Open Windows. “All of Open Windows is structured in such a way that all of the action unfolds through some form of a computer screen,” Nikola Grozdanovic wrote. Based on 40 reviews, the Tomatometer critics’ consensus for Open Windows was 40%.
Shasha Grey and Danny Trejo co-starred in Frankie Latina’s arthouse thriller Black Licorice in 2017, and Grey was a co-producer of Latina’s Modus Operandi in 2009, which also starred Danny Trejo.
Career in Music
Grey was a co-founder, singer, and songwriter for the industrial music band aTelecine. She has been active in the music industry for over ten years.
Grey has been performing as a DJ since 2010 and has shared some of her mixes on SoundCloud. Grey claimed she makes music with CDJs, USB sticks, and SD cards. Her mixes were deemed a “testament to her wide range, eclectic taste in music, and her ability to understand the mechanics of solid electronic music composition” by Earmilk editor David Sikorski.
Short biography of Shasha Grey
Shasha Grey describes herself as a bisexual existentialist. She was engaged and in a long-term relationship with Ian Cinnamon, who is 13 years her senior, however, the couple divorced in 2013.
Grey is a self-proclaimed movie buff who prefers the work of Italian film director Michelangelo Antonioni, French New Wave filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard, Danish Dogme 95 director Lars von Trier, New German Cinema filmmaker Werner Herzog, feminist filmmaker Catherine Breillat, and American filmmaker David Lynch, as evidenced by her 2006 alias “Anna Karina” after a French-Danish film actor. She was dubbed “Twitter’s Art-House Eulogist” by MovieLine.
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