Oksana Akinshina was born on April 19, 1987 in Leningrad into a family of simple parents. My father was an auto mechanic, and my mother was an accountant. Oksana also has a younger sister whose name is unknown. From early childhood, the girl had witnessed numerous quarrels between her parents and was practically left to herself, which no doubt could not but affect her character from the very best side. She treated her mother more reverently, although she perceived her more as a friend. Having received enormous freedom in childhood, she often neglected social norms trying to express herself and show herself different from everyone else. The actress also had problems with alcohol. She was treated for a long time, resorting to different ways to get rid of addiction. "At first it was unbearable. The psychologist helped, then there was a pill, then I expanded. Now I was taught to take myself in hands at almost any moment. But it is very disgusting to take myself in some states. I would even say that I disdain to take myself ", - she said. Already at thirteen, Oksana got a job in a model agency. It was through him that she got to the casting for Sergei Bodrov Jr., who once picked up the actors for the film “Sisters”. Oksana went there without much enthusiasm, everywhere expressing her dissatisfaction, as it was “obligatory” from the director of the model agency. But the bold and unbridled temper of the girl pleased the young director and Oksana was approved for the role of the eldest of the sisters. For roles in this film, Oksana Akinshina and Katya Gorina received the award For Best Acting Duet, in the Debut competition at the Sochi Film Festival Sozvezdie, as well as the prize at the Kinotavr Festival for Best Acting Duet in 2001 . In the same year, Oksana received a prize at the All-Russia Festival of Visual Arts for the Best Actress. Outside Russia, Oksana Akinshina was recognized for her participation in the film by Swedish director Lukas Mudisson “Lilya Forever,” who was delighted with Oksana's game in Sisters. and without much thought invited her to the role, although she did not fit into the original image of the main character. In 2002, Oksana won the prize at the thirteenth International Film Festival in Stockholm in the nomination “The Best Female Role”, the film award of the Swedish Film Academy “Golden Beetle” in the nomination “The Main Female Role”, the audience award in the “Best Actress of Sweden”. In 2003, Oksana starred in the Dutch film South, where she played a young single mother who illegally came to Holland. Oksana even had to learn the basics of the Dutch language to shoot the film. In the same year, she received the prize for the “Best Young Promising Actress” at the third European Film Festival in Stuttgart. In 2016, she starred in the SuperBobrov comedy directed by Dmitry Dyachenko, in which Oksana Akinshina performed the main role together with Pavel Derevyanko.