Fast Facts

  • Worked as a model in Italy before beginning her acting career.
  • Served on the board of trustees at Children's Hospital Los Angeles for 10 years.
  • In 2002, played Julia in Geffen Playhouse's stage production of Oscar and Felix: A New Look at the Odd Couple.
  • In 2005, established the Alex Meneses Endowed Scholarship Fund to provide tuition assistance to students attending her former high school, Mother McAuley's Liberal Arts High School.
  • Is the founder and president of her own production company OOLaLa Productions/LADDS Entertainment.
  • Serves on the boards for United Hope for Animals, Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.


  • Stella — Daughter
  • John H. Simpson — Husband


  • Attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, New York, New York, United States


  • Birth Name: Alexandra Estella DeAnna Meneses
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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