Sandra Hess

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Sandra Hess
Born(1968-03-27) March 27, 1968 (age 46)
Zurich, Switzerland
Years active1992–present
Spouse(s)Michael Trucco (m. 2009)
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Sandra Hess
Born(1968-03-27) March 27, 1968 (age 46)
Zurich, Switzerland
Years active1992–present
Spouse(s)Michael Trucco (m. 2009)

Sandra Hess (born March 27, 1968) is a Swiss actress. She is best known for her role as Sonya Blade in the film Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, and Lieutenant Alexandra 'Ice' Jensen in the television series Pensacola: Wings of Gold.

Life and career[edit]

Hess began modeling and working on television commercials when she was 15. After completing high school, she entered the University of Zurich to study law but before completing her degree she came to the United States to build an acting career.

Once settled in Los Angeles, Hess started taking acting classes. Her first role was in the 1992 film Encino Man, playing a cave-woman to Brendan Fraser's caveman character. In 1997, she played the role of Sonya Blade in the film Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, taking over the role played by Bridgette Wilson in the first film. In 1998, she portrayed Immortal bounty hunter Reagan Cole, a friend of Duncan MacLeod's, in a sixth season episode of Highlander: The Series.

She also portrayed Viper in the TV movie Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Alexandra "Ice" Jensen in Pensacola: Wings of Gold. Her guest spots include the series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Sliders (Season 4 – Genesis), SeaQuest DSV and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

In 2008, Hess starred as Sasha in General Hospital. In 2010, she guested in Psych.

She married actor Michael Trucco in July 2009; they were wed in Mexico. She and Trucco both played the parts of Lieutenants in the same Marine unit in the Pensacola: Wings of Gold series.


1992Encino ManCave Nug
1993The Big GigSandyShort film
1996Beastmaster III: The Eye of BraxusShadaTV film
1997Mortal Kombat: AnnihilationSonya Blade
1998Beach HouseAlex
1998Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.Andrea von Strucker / ViperTV film
2002Face ValueCat Nelson
2004Gargoyle: Wings of DarknessJennifer Wells
2006One WayDr. Evelin Sage
2008Remarkable PowerCynthia West
1994Blue SkiesTaiEpisode: "A Kiss Is Just a Mess"
1995seaQuest DSVDr. Karen SommersEpisode: "Something in the Air"
1995Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of SupermanLisa RockfordEpisode: "Super Mann"
1996Baywatch NightsNicki SchachterEpisode: "Takeover"
1996High TideMary McAdamsEpisode: "Big Brother"
1998Highlander: The SeriesReaganEpisode: "Deadly Exposure"
1998SlidersMartaEpisode: "Genesis"
1998–2000Pensacola: Wings of GoldLieutenant Alexandra 'Ice' JensenMain role; 44 episodes
2000TitansMargo DupreeEpisode: "Secrets & Thighs"
200118 Wheels of JusticeKatie CaldwellEpisodes:
"Hot Cars, Fast Women"
"Once a Thief"
2003CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationMandy KlinefeldEpisodes:
"Assume Nothing"
"All for Our Country"
2003Threat MatrixSimone BenoitEpisode: "Alpha-126"
2005Commander in ChiefPatya KharkovaEpisode: "First Dance"
2006The Young and the RestlessKara Ludwig5 episodes
2006SharkWhitneyEpisode: "Déjà Vu All Over Again"
2006–2007NCISRegine SmidtEpisodes:
"Trojan Horse"
2008General HospitalSasha Donev33 episodes
2010PsychSvetlana ProgoyovicEpisode: "Think Tank"
2012CSI: NYElizabeth FergusonEpisode: "Who's There?"


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