Sasha Cohen (Alexandra Pauline Cohen)
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BiographyLos Angeles, California, USA
Sasha Cohen was born Alexandra Pauline Cohen on 26 October 1984, in Westwood, California, a neighborhood in Los Angeles. Her mother Galina Feldman, is a Jewish immigrant from Ukraine and a former ballerina. Her father, Roger Cohen is a Jewish American business consultant who used to practice law. She was named after her mother's favorite ballerina and goes by Sasha, the Ukrainian nickname for Alexandra (she also has a younger sister named Natasha). Sasha began skating at the age of seven, and by 15 had won the silver at the U.S. National Championships. Read more... 4th, and has since placed 4th and the 2002 and 2003 World Championships, and won the silver at the 2004 World Championships. Sasha has also won three silver medals and a bronze at the U.S. National Championships. She won a silver medal in women's figure skating at the Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy in 2006 for the United States. Sasha starred in the 2007 feature film, Moondance Alexander (2007), along with Don Johnson, Lori Loughlin, Kay Panabaker, James Best and Whitney Sloan.