Alexis Dziena

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

Alexis Dziena
Alexis Dziena leaves the tiff '08 screening of Nick and Norahs Infinite Playlist-2.jpg
Dziena at the TIFF '08 screening of Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
BornAlexis Gabrielle Dziena
(1984-07-08) July 8, 1984 (age 30)
New York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active2002–present
 
Jump to: navigation, search
Alexis Dziena
Alexis Dziena leaves the tiff '08 screening of Nick and Norahs Infinite Playlist-2.jpg
Dziena at the TIFF '08 screening of Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
BornAlexis Gabrielle Dziena
(1984-07-08) July 8, 1984 (age 30)
New York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active2002–present

Alexis Gabrielle Dziena (born July 8, 1984) is an American actress.

Early life[edit]

Dziena was born in New York City and is of Irish, Italian and Polish descent.[1] She attended the private Saint Ann's School alongside her Bringing Rain (2003) costar, Paz de la Huerta. She spent many of her summers growing up in the small South Jersey shore town of Sea Isle City. Also, during high school, she attended classes at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and appeared in plays there as well.[2]

Career[edit]

Dziena made her acting debut in TNT's Witchblade. One of her first major roles was in the Lifetime channel original She's Too Young, in which she portrayed a sexually active teenager alongside Miriam McDonald of Degrassi: The Next Generation fame.

She also played the role of Heather, a sexually frustrated young woman in a loving relationship, who takes part in a couple swap as part of therapy in the film Sex and Breakfast. The film also starred Eliza Dushku and Macaulay Culkin.

In the ABC television series Invasion she played the sheriff's daughter Kira Underlay. Dziena also appeared frequently on the sixth season of the HBO series Entourage. She also co-starred in the 2008 films Fool's Gold and Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist.

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2003Season of Youth
2003Mimic 3: SentinelRosy Montrose
2003Bringing RainLysee KeyDirect-to-DVD
2003Rhinoceros EyesBird Girl
2003WonderlandGopher's GirlfriendScenes deleted
2004She's Too YoungHannah VogulLifetime movie
2005Strangers with CandyMelissa
2005Stone ColdCandace Penningtonaka Jesse Stone: Stone Cold
2005The Great New WonderfulAngieScenes deleted
2005Broken FlowersLolita
2005PizzaEmily
2005HavocSasha
2007Sex and BreakfastHeather
2008Fool's GoldGemma Honeycutt
2008Nick & Norah's Infinite PlaylistTris
2009TendernessMaria
2010When in RomeJoan
2012WrongEmma
2014SisterAshley Presser
2015Without WardScout Finch
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2002WitchbladeBolaEpisode: "Parabolic"
2003Law & Order: Special Victims UnitMia Van WagnerEpisode: "Pandora"
2003Law & OrderLena ParkovaEpisode: "House Calls"
2005Joan of ArcadiaBonnie2 episodes
2005–2006InvasionKira Underlay21 episodes
2007One Life to LivePretty GirlEpisode #16.9839
2009EntourageAshley BrooksRecurring role; 8 episodes

References[edit]

External links[edit]