Yana Marinova

Yana Marinova, a name that has taken the Bulgarian acting to a new high. Born on 17th August 1978, she began her career in acting with a Bulgarian TV Series ‘Hotel Bulgaria wherein she had played a character named Kalina, second to the lead role. The series was aired across the nation on Nova TV. She was also nominated for the Best Actress for her lead role in the Bulgarian movie 11th Grade by the Bulgarian National Theatre and Film Academy. Her next stint in acting was in the Lake Placed 2, where she had played the character named Sharon.

banner images
By Spirit Production House
Last Update: July 10, 2020
Reading Time: 5 Mins
2153
"The actress has consecutively featured in the 50 Most Popular People in Bulgaria for two years."

Not stopping at that she is also the Brand Ambassador for L’Oreal in Bulgaria and Macedonia for all kinds of commercials and social media. She has also featured in commercials for some of the most iconic brands of the world like Nestle, the Canadian Beer Company, Astera, etc.


Given acting a new definition

Yana has given acting a new definition by her phenomenal performances in some of the well-known Bulgarian TV shows like Glass Home, The Family, Liaisons, etc. Her acting journey has been very enriching and she has also acted in some iconic feature films like Labyrinths of Love (Russia), Living Legends (Bulgaria), and a dozen others in America like Sniper 5: Legacy, Security, Supercollider, Bloodthirsty, etc. among others. Her versatility as an actor came to fore when she showed her skills as a stunt double of Saoirse Ronan in The Way Back and also in 300: The Rise of an Empire. Her charismatic role in the ‘Pelican’s Blood’, and ‘Lasko-The Fist of God’, will long be remembered in the German Cinema.

Marinova took to production and her co-production “Attraction” and “Wildings” rocked the Box Office in Bulgaria and widely acclaimed in the US. Wildings is all set to be released in Balkans-Serbia, Albania, North Macedonia, etc.

She has completed her studies in Acting, Script Development, and Production from Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute Los Angeles, USA. She also has obtained her MA in Theatre from the New Bulgarian University.

Yana Marinova has brought a new verve to the Bulgarian cinema and theatre with her perfect combination of skills of acting, stunts, and production. She has turned every project into a hallmark performance that is difficult to be replicated easily.

Yana's Awards

  • Best Leading Actress - 2015

    Bulgarian Film Academy Award

    Nominee
  • Best Comedy - 2018

    West Coast International Film Festival

    Winner
  • Best Actress - 2018

    West Coast International Film Festival

    Winner
Follow Yana on:

Privacy Preference Center

When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device. We have provided a simple tool below to accept or refuse them as you wish. More Information

Essential Website Cookies (Always Active)

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work.

Advertising Cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by us and our advertising partners to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed for advertisers, selecting advertisements that are based on your interests and measuring the number of ads displayed and their performance, such as how many people clicked on a given ad. They may be used by partners to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. If you do not allow these cookies, the ads may be less relevant to your interests.

Analytics Cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by us and our advertising partners to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed for advertisers, selecting advertisements that are based on your interests and measuring the number of ads displayed and their performance, such as how many people clicked on a given ad. They may be used by partners to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. If you do not allow these cookies, the ads may be less relevant to your interests.