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Ali Larter Biography

Birth Name:
Alison Elizabeth Larter
Birth Place:
Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Began modeling at age 13
  • Roomed with fellow actress and best friend Amy Smart before either broke into show business
  • Was on the November 1996 cover of Esquire magazine—not as herself, but as the fictional starlet "Allegra Coleman," billed as the movies' next dream girl
  • The Coleman persona was created by Esquire to parody the Hollywood publicity machine
  • Had a recurring role on Dawson's Creek, and later appeared opposite its star James Van Der Beek in 1999's Varsity Blues (which also featured Smart)
  • Played four different characters on Heroes—Niki Sanders, who has superhuman strength; Niki's alternate personalities Jessica and Gina; and Niki's separated-at-birth sister Jessica Strauss, who has the ability to manipulate and freeze water



    • Vivienne Margaret MacArthur -- Daughter
    • Danforth Larter -- Father
    • Margaret Larter -- Mother
    • Theodore Hayes MacArthur -- Son