Maria Popescu [2] [3] (born March 26, 1978), better known by her stage name Sandra Romain , is a Romanian pornographic actress.

Biography

Early life

Romain grew up in Vermeș, Caraș-Severin County, Romania. [4] She was raised Baptist. [5]

Career

Romain was working as a florist when her boss suggested she pose in nude magazines. [3] She was discovered by the Floyd Agency, an adult industry talent agency, while working for a tourist magazine in 2001. [2] In August 2005, she moved to the United States. [6] That same year, she signed with the agency LA Direct Models. [7] She took a four-year hiatus from performing and returned to the adult industry in 2011. [4]

Mainstream media appearances

On May 10, 2012, she appeared on Kanal D to discuss her adult film career. [3] That same year, she appeared in the music video for the song "Turbofin" by Grasu XXL. [11]

Personal life

Romain was married to pornographic actor Paul Popescu for 17 years. [2] They divorced on November 19, 2012. [12] She has a sister, Alice Romain, who is also a pornographic actress. [13]

Awards

Year Ceremony Category Work
2006 AVN Award Best Sex Scene in a Foreign-Shot Production (with JYL, Kid Jamaica & Nick Lang) Euro Domination
2007 Best Anal Sex Scene – Film (with Jada Fire & Brian Surewood) Manhunters
Best Three-Way Sex Scene (with Sasha Grey & Manuel Ferrara) Fuck Slaves
Best Sex Scene in a Foreign-Shot Production (with Isabel Ice, Dora Venter, Cathy, Karina, Nicol, Puma Black, Erik Everhard, Steve Holmes, Robert Rosenberg) Outnumbered 4
Best Group Sex Scene – Video (with Belladonna, Melissa Lauren, Jenna Haze, Gianna Michaels, Adrianna Nicole, Flower Tucci, Sasha Grey, Nicole Sheridan, Marie Luv, Caroline Pierce, Lea Baren, Jewell Marceau, Jean Val Jean, Christian XXX, Voodoo, Chris Charming, Erik Everhard, Mr. Pete & Rocco Siffredi) Fashionistas Safado: The Challenge
Ninfa Award Most Original Sex Sequence (with Melissa Lauren, Belladonna, Jenna Haze, Gianna Michaels, Rocco Siffredi & Jean Val Jean)