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Actress nicknamed ‘Sailor Socialism’ for her Bernie Sanders-like outfit



Dasha Nekrasova is a Belarusian-American actress, filmmaker and co-host of the Red Scare podcast with Anna Khachiyan. She was nicknamed “Sailor Socialism” after her interview with an InfoWars reporter, where she was dressed in a now-famous sailor fuku.

As an actress and writer, Nekrasova is known for her appearances in The Scary of Sixty-First (2021), Succession (2018) and The Ghost Who Walks (2019).

Dasha Nekrasova biography

Dasha Nekrasova

Daria Dmitrievna “Dasha” Nekrasova was born on February 19, 1991, in Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union (now Belarus). At the age of four, her family emigrated to the United States of America, where they settled in Las Vegas, in the state of Nevada.

Nekrasova attended high school at Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, graduating in 2008. Later on, she enrolled in  Mills College, where she studied sociology and philosophy.

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Dasha Nekrasova career

Dasha Nekrasova looks away

Nekrasova’s career first began when she appeared in several music videos for alternative artists such as Yumi Zouma. Later on, she made her feature film debut in Wobble Palace, which she co-wrote with director Eugene Kotlyarenko. While promoting the film at the 2018 South by Southwest Festival, Nekrasova had an interview with right-wing media outlet, InfoWars. The interview went viral after she was nicknamed “Sailor Socialism” for supporting Bernie Sanders, a U.S. Democrat presidential aspirant, while dressed in a Japanese schoolgirl outfit resembling Sailor Moon.

Nekrasova also played the leading role in the dark comedy The Softness of Bodies, in which The Hollywood Reporter praised her for inhabiting the role “effortlessly”. On March 29, 2018, Nekrasova started a podcast, Red Scare, with co-host Anna Khachiyan. The podcast has been associated with the dirtbag left. Red Scare is a satirical media commentary show which explores culture and politics, ranging from corporate feminism to the #MeToo movement.

Apart from film and podcast, Nekrasova has been involved in modelling. In 2019, she appeared as a runway model at the Marlborough art gallery, alongside Khachiyan in Manhattan. They showcased the Fall 2019 collection designed by Rachel Comey.

In 2020, she made her directorial debut with the horror movie The Scary of Sixty-First, which was inspired by Jeffrey Epstein’s death. The film earned her the “Best First Feature Award” at the Berlin International Film Festival. Later that year, Nekrasova co-wrote the short film, Spectacular Reality, which was inspired by conspiracies surrounding crisis actors and featuring models from No Agency New York. 

On  November 6, 2020, she directed the video performance of Oneohtrix Point Never’s “I Don’t Love Me Anymore” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. She currently appears in a supporting role in the third season of the HBO drama, Succession, as Comfrey, a crisis PR rep. With the series, she won a Screen Actors Guild award, along with the cast.

Dasha Nekrasova movies

  • Cotton (2014)
  • The Eating Place (2015)
  • Hypochondria (2015)
  • The Lotus Gun (2015)
  • The Sound of Blue, Green and Red (2016)
  • That Abominable Mystery (2017)
  • My Boss Told Me to Have a Good Day, so I Went Home (2017)
  • The Art of Eating (2017)
  • Prowler (2017)
  • Steps (2017)
  • Normalize (2017)
  • The Darby Bonarsky Story (2017)
  • Nothing Bad Will Happen (2018)
  • Wobble Palace (2018)
  • Softness of Bodies (2018)
  • The Ghost Who Walks (2018)
  • Black Earth (2019)
  • Mr. Robot (2019)
  • Disco Elysium (2019)
  • Cake (2019)
  • Dickinson (2019)
  • Sunday Girl (2019)
  • The Shivering Truth (2020)
  • PVT Chat (2020)
  • We Are (2020)
  • The Serpent (2021)
  • The Scary of Sixty-First (2021)
  • Succession (2021)
  • Bad Behaviour (2023)
  • The Beast (2023)

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Dasha Nekrasova net worth

Unverified sources estimated Nekrasova’s net worth between $2 million and $5 million.

Dasha Nekrasova family

Nekrasova with ex fiance, Adam Friedland
Nekrasova with ex fiance, Adam Friedland

Nekrasova was born into a family of entertainers. Her parents were acrobats.

She is also known to have dated musician Daniel Lopatin, better known as Oneohtrix Point Never. Nekrasova was also engaged to comedian Adam Friedland before they broke up.

Dasha Nekrasova age

Nekrasova is 33 years old as of 2024.

Dasha Nekrasova Instagram

Like many actresses and celebrities, Dasha Nekrasova is active on Instagram and she posts content about her lifestyle and career. Her account has about 139,000 followers as of the time of this article.

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