Alexandra Daddario

Active - 2005 - 2020  |   Born - Mar 16, 1986 in New York, New York, United States  |   Genres - Fantasy, Drama

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Biography by Cammila Collar

New York native Alexandra Daddario began her career when she was still a teenager, landing the role of Laurie Lewish on the long-running soap opera All My Children in 2002, when she was just 16 years old. She would stay with the series into the next year, but Daddario soon set her sites on the big screen, earning accolades for her role in the 2010 fantasy adventure movie Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, an adaptation of the popular young adult novel of the same name. The actress followed this up with a prominent role in the 2010 independent thriller Bereavement. Next, opting for a change of pace, Daddario landed a part in the 2011 comedy Hall Pass, alongside Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis.

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  • Made her professional debut in a Barbie commercial at age 11.
  • Was cast by Christopher Columbus in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief based on her chemistry with co-star Logan Lerman during her screen test.
  • Did many of her own stunts for Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.
  • Didn't see the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre until she was cast in the 2013 installment in the franchise, Texas Chainsaw 3D.