Daddario in 2013
|Born||Alexandra Anna Daddario
March 16, 1986
New York City, New York, U.S.
Professional Children's School
|Known for||Percy Jackson film series
|Relatives||Matthew Daddario (brother)|
Alexandra Anna Daddario (born March 16, 1986) is an American actress and model best known for playing Annabeth Chase in the Percy Jackson film series. She also appeared in films like Texas Chainsaw 3D, Bereavement and Hall Pass and guest-starred in TV shows including White Collar, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and had a four episode arc in the first season of True Detective.
Daddario was born in New York City to father Richard C. Daddario, a prosecutor and former head of NYPD Counterterrorism under Mayor Bloomberg, and mother Christina Daddario, a lawyer who worked at Merrill Lynch. Her paternal grandfather was Emilio Q. Daddario, a Democratic representative to the House of Representatives for the state of Connecticut from 1959 to 1971.
Daddario said made the decision when she was 11 that she wanted to be an actress. She attended Marymount Manhattan College. Daddario said that she studied the Meisner acting technique for years.
Daddario made her television debut at the age of 16, when she played victimized teen Laurie Lewis in All My Children. Her first major role was as Annabeth Chase in the 2010 fantasy-adventure film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief in between her recurring role as Neal Caffrey's love interest Kate Moreau in the hit series White Collar.
In 2011, she co-starred in the comedy film Hall Pass and had a recurring role as Rachel, a receptionist at The Luncheonette, on the NBC series Parenthood. In 2012, Daddario starred in the music video for Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive" and had an episode guest stint in It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Her first starring role since Percy Jackson was the slasher film Texas Chainsaw 3D as Heather Miller, which was shown in 2013, although the filming took place almost two years prior. In the latter part of 2013, Daddario reprised her role as Annabeth Chase in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Sea of Monsters. Daddario started filming a zombie comedy movie, Burying The Ex, in Los Angeles, California, helmed by Joe Dante with Anton Yelchin and Ashley Greene. She also filmed the independent movie Unreachable by Conventional Means. Burying The Ex was among the chosen films participating though out of competition at the Venice Film Festival in 2014.
In 2014, Daddario garnered much attention for her role on the first season of the HBO series True Detective. She appeared in a four episode arc as Lisa Tragnetti, the love interest of Woody Harrelson.
She landed the lead role in the 3D earthquake film San Andreas with Dwayne Johnson to portray her father. The filming started in April 2014 in Gold Coast and Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and finished at the end of July in San Francisco, California. On August 13, 2014, a demo of the video game, Battlefield Hardline, to be released early 2015, was launched, revealing that Daddario was lending her voice and appearance for one of the major characters, Dune Alpert.
|2005||Squid and the Whale, TheThe Squid and the Whale||Pretty Girl|
|2006||Hottest State, TheThe Hottest State||Kim|
|2007||Babysitters, TheThe Babysitters||Barbara Yates|
|2008||Attic, TheThe Attic||Ava Strauss|
|2009||Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience||Girlfriend|
|2010||Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief||Annabeth Chase|
|2013||Texas Chainsaw 3D||Heather Miller|
|2013||Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters||Annabeth Chase|
|2013||Life in Text||Haley Greene|
|2014||Unreachable by Conventional Means||Kate|
|2014||Burying the Ex||Olivia|
|2002–2003||All My Children||Laurie Lewis||43 episodes|
|2004||Law & Order||Felicia||Episode: "Enemy"|
|2005||Law & Order||Samantha Beresford||Episode: "Release"|
|2006||Sopranos, TheThe Sopranos||Another Woman||Episode: "Johnny Cakes"|
|2009||Damages||Lily Arsenault||Episode: "I Lied, Too"|
|2009||Life on Mars||Emily "Rocket Girl" Wyatt||Episode: "Let All the Children Boogie"|
|2009||Nurse Jackie||Young Woman||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2009||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Lisa Wellesley||Episode: "Salome in Manhattan"|
|2009–2011||White Collar||Kate Moreau||11 episodes|
|2012||It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia||Ruby Taft||Episode: "Charlie and Dee Find Love"|
|2013||Chelsea Lately||Herself||Episode: "Alexandra Daddario"|
|2014||True Detective||Lisa Tragnetti||4 episodes|
|2014||New Girl||Michelle||2 episodes|
|2015||The Last Man on Earth||Carol (dream sequence version)||Episode: "Alive in Tuson"|
|2009–2010||Odd Jobs||Cassie Stetner|
|2015||Battlefield Hardline||Dune Alpert|
Awards and nominations
|2010||Teen Choice Awards||Best Female Breakout||Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief||Nominated|
|2013||MTV Movie Awards||Best Scared-As-S**t Performance||Texas Chainsaw 3D||Nominated|
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