It all started in 2006 when, at the age of 18, Sasha Grey made her way into adult films. With a great sense for sex positivity and self-exploration she used the industry as a platform for experimentation and performance art, and as a means to encourage individuals to take pride in their sexuality. She embodied an independent and ironic spirit both on and off screen.
Her fierce performance, along with this bold mindset, garnered her attention inside and outside of the adult industry. The New York Times described her pornographic career as, “distinguished both by the extremity of what she is willing to do and an unusual degree of intellectual seriousness about doing it.