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Alexa Davalos Biography

Birth Place:
Paris, France
Actor, model, dancer

Fast Facts

  • Grandfather Richard Davalos made an impressive debut in 1955's East of Eden, but was overshadowed by another up-and-coming young actor who played his brother---James Dean
  • Was inspired to be an actress as a young girl when she accompanied her mother Elyssa Davalos to Stella Adler's acting classes
  • Began her film career at age 3 in John Frankenheimer's Riviera (1987)
  • Told film critic Paul Fischer while promoting The Chronicles of Riddick (2004): "I danced for a bit as a child, I did ballet and I was a bit of a swimmer but I was never an athlete until this and now I love it
  • " Is good friends with Reunion costar Amanda Righetti and was a bridesmaid in her 2006 wedding