Mariana Ionesyan: biography, star role and life in the USA
Mariana Ionesyan became famous in Soviet times. Being a 10-year-old girl, she played Yulia Gribkova in the adventure tape “Guest from the Future”. Do you want to know how the fate of Mariana? The article contains comprehensive information about her.
Mariana Ionesyan: biography, family and childhood
Mariana was born on 11.06.1972 in Moscow. She has Armenian roots. Our heroine was brought up in a wealthy and respected family. Mama Mariana received a higher pedagogical education, for many years she worked as a history teacher in a metropolitan school. And her father was a diplomat.
At an early age, the girl demonstrated natural artistry. She liked to sing, dance and organize home concerts.
At the age of 7, her parents sent their daughter to Moscow school No. 12 (with in-depth study of the French language). In addition, Mariana engaged in music and dance, attended hobby groups. The girl always had time and never talked about fatigue from big employment.
In the middle classes, she began to attend classes at the Theater of the Young Muscovite, held within the walls of the Palace of Pioneers.The teachers praised her hard work and responsible approach to any task.
In 1982, Mariana Ionesyangot on the set of tape "Guest from the Future." The plot of the film was based on the eponymous work of the Soviet science fiction writer K. Bulychev.
Assistant director Vera Lind was in charge of the casting. For several months, a woman walked around the capital’s schools, looking after artistic boys and girls. She photographed many of them, and showed pictures to the director. So the performer of the role of Julia Gribkova was found. As you guessed, we are talking about Mariyana.
The 10-year-old girl was tasked with playing the girlfriend of the main character. And the young Muscovite successfully coped with this. She confidently held in the frame, clearly pronounced the right phrases. The shooting of the film “The Guest and the Future” lasted 2 years. During this time, the boys and girls involved in the picture became very close. In 1984, the film premiered. In a short time, millions of Soviet citizens managed to see the picture.
In 1988, Mariana graduated from high school. Friends and relatives thought that the girl would go to a theatrical institution of higher education and continue her film career as a child. However, Mariana Yonesyan surprised everyone.She became a student of the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University.
In 1993, our heroine received a diploma of higher education. A few months later, a graduate of Moscow State University emigrated to the United States. In America, she began a new life by changing her family name. Since then, the performer of the role of Julia Gribkova calls herself Mariana Gray.
In 1997, she received a second degree. She successfully graduated from the University of Texas, and she also studied at the Rotterdam School of Management.
Mariana is currently living in her own home in Virginia. For several years now she has been engaged in business consulting. And Mariana Gray organizes performances of classical musicians.
Our heroine is a bright, educated and purposeful young lady. Many men living in the USA and Russia dream of such a life partner. Unfortunately, we cannot say with 100% certainty whether her heart is free or not. After all, Mariana Ionesyan (the photo of which is presented in the article) diligently protects her personal life from outside interference.
A few years ago, our former compatriot created a Facebook page.Month by month, the number of its subscribers is increasing markedly. Our heroine has written that she is flattered by such attention, but prefers to communicate only with those people with whom she personally knows.