Alexis Knapp

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Alexis Knapp
Hana Mae Lee and Alexis Knapp.jpg
Knapp (right) with Hana Mae Lee at the Petit Ermitage Hotel in West Hollywood in 2013
Born Alexis Merizalde Knapp
(1989-07-31) July 31, 1989 (age 24)
Avonmore, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 2009–present
Children 1

Alexis Merizalde Knapp (born July 31, 1989) is an American actress known for her appearances in the 2012 comedy films Project X and Pitch Perfect.

Personal life[edit]

Knapp was born on July 31, 1989 in Avonmore, Pennsylvania to the late Bradford Elwood Knapp.[1][2] She has two brothers. Knapp dated film actor Ryan Phillippe in the summer of 2010,[3] before splitting in September 2010.[4] After the break-up, Knapp discovered that she was pregnant, and gave birth to a daughter, Kailani Merizalde Phillippe Knapp, on July 1, 2011.[5] Phillippe was present during the birth.[6]

Career[edit]

At age 18, Knapp moved to LA.[7] There in 2008 she hosted popular internet video series 'Project Lore', a show about the videogame 'World of Warcraft', and also worked as a model before breaking into acting. She appeared in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief as Aphrodite Girl and in Couples Retreat. In 2012, she starred in Project X as Alexis and Pitch Perfect as Stacie Conrad, the highly sex crazed Barden Bella. She is also set to star in ABC's Super Fun Night, written by and starring her Pitch Perfect co-star Rebel Wilson, and alongside another one of her Pitch Perfect co-stars, Anna Camp.[8][9] Knapp also starred in the Tom Vaughan directed film So Undercover, as Taylor Jaffe. Alexis also has roles in TBS' Ground Floor, portraying Tori, a party girl, who catches up on her sleep at work the next morning.[10] Knapp was also cast in the Lifetime pilot Cinnamon Girl, before it got passed on.[11] Knapp also stars in short film drama Wracked, as Melissa.[12][13]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Couples Retreat San Diego Dance Academy
2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Aphrodite Girl
2012 Project X Alexis
2012 Pitch Perfect Stacie Conrad
2012 So Undercover Taylor Jaffe
2013 Vamp U Samantha
2013 Cavemen Kat
2014 Grace
2014 The Anomaly Dana
2015 Pitch Perfect 2 Stacie Conrad
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Look: The Series
2012 Like Father Dylan Unaired Fox pilot
2013 Cinnamon Girl: California Dreamin' Lola Jones Unaired Lifetime pilot
2013 Family Guy Episode: "Valentine's Day in Quahog"
2013 Super Fun Night Clamantha Episode: "Pilot"
2013–present Ground Floor Tori

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alexis Knapp". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  2. ^ "Alexis Knapp's photo "Happy birthday to my father, ..." on WhoSay". Whosay.com. 2012-05-16. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  3. ^ "Ryan Phillippe Awaiting Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend's Paternity Test". People. March 16, 2011. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Ryan Phillippe's Ex Alexis Knapp Gives Birth to Baby Girl". Us Weekly. July 7, 2011. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Ryan Phillippe's Last Name Given to Alexis Knapp's Baby". People. August 1, 2011. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  6. ^ "No DNA Test Needed! Ryan Phillippe Present for Birth of Ex's Baby". E Online. July 7, 2011. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Alexis Knapp Talks "Project X," Snakes and Gaming!". YouTube. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  8. ^ "Super Fun Night". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  9. ^ "@rebelwilson | Spending Monday in the edit suite. #SuperFunNight. | Webstagram - the best Instagram viewer". Webstagram. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  10. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2013-04-23). "Alexis Knapp Cast In TBS' 'Ground Floor', Robin Givens Joins ABC Family's 'Twisted'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  11. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "Renee Zellweger Lifetime 1970s Drama Pilot 'Cinnamon Girl' Casts Leads". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  12. ^ "WRACKED (Official Trailer) Short Film, Starring Noah Mills". YouTube. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  13. ^ Giuliano Federico (2013-03-26). "Noah Mills stars and writes independent movie called Wracked". Swide. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 

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