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 25)
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 Marjorie and the late Bradford Elwood Knapp.[1][2][3] She has two brothers. Knapp dated film actor Ryan Phillippe in the summer of 2010,[4] before splitting in September 2010.[5] After the break-up, Knapp discovered that she was pregnant and gave birth to a daughter, Kailani Merizalde Phillippe-Knapp, on July 1, 2011.[6] Phillippe was present during the birth.[7]

Career[edit]

At age 18, Knapp moved to Los Angeles.[8] 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 also starred in ABC's short-lived series 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.[9][10] 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.[11] Knapp was also cast in the Lifetime pilot Cinnamon Girl, before it got passed on.[12] Knapp also stars in short film drama Wracked, as Melissa.[13][14]

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
2015 Urge
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. ^ http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/alexis-knapp/bio/481176
  4. ^ "Ryan Phillippe Awaiting Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend's Paternity Test". People. March 16, 2011. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Ryan Phillippe's Ex Alexis Knapp Gives Birth to Baby Girl". Us Weekly. July 7, 2011. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Ryan Phillippe's Last Name Given to Alexis Knapp's Baby". People. August 1, 2011. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  7. ^ "No DNA Test Needed! Ryan Phillippe Present for Birth of Ex's Baby". E Online. July 7, 2011. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Alexis Knapp Talks "Project X," Snakes and Gaming!". YouTube. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  9. ^ "Super Fun Night". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  10. ^ "@rebelwilson | Spending Monday in the edit suite. #SuperFunNight. | Webstagram - the best Instagram viewer". Webstagram. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  11. ^ 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. 
  12. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "Renee Zellweger Lifetime 1970s Drama Pilot 'Cinnamon Girl' Casts Leads". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  13. ^ "WRACKED (Official Trailer) Short Film, Starring Noah Mills". YouTube. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  14. ^ Giuliano Federico (2013-03-26). "Noah Mills stars and writes independent movie called Wracked". Swide. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 

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