Ali Cobrin

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Ali Cobrin
Born Alexandra Arley Cobrin
(1989-08-08) August 8, 1989 (age 24)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2008–present

Alexandra Arley "Ali" Cobrin (born August 8, 1989) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Molly in the Showtime series Look, and as Kara in the 2012 film American Reunion.

Early life[edit]

Cobrin was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois.[1] She attended high school at the Chicago Academy for the Arts where she majored in musical theater. Growing up, she trained to become a classical ballerina and competed in the Junior Olympics.

Career[edit]

Cobrin began her entertainment career as an improvisation player in Second City's teen ensemble and danced with the Burklyn Ballet Theater touring Scotland, where she performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.[2] During that same time, Cobrin had workshopped Broadway musicals, including All That Jazz and Wonderland, which were directed by Ben Verreen and Frank Wildhorn, respectively.[3] After graduating high school at the age of 17, Cobrin moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue an acting career.[4]

Upon moving to Los Angeles, Cobrin had her first movie acting role in a 2008 short film entitled, One.[5] That same year, she starred in another short film called, Jack Turner and the Reluctant Vampire, which won two awards in the Los Angeles Accolade Competition.[6] In 2009, Cobrin had a supporting role in The Hole, a 3D film directed by internationally renown sci-fi and comedy director Joe Dante. The film would win the first Premio Persol award for best 3-D movie at the 2009 Venice Film Festival.[7] In 2010, Cobrin made her debut television appearance in Kings by Night, a comedy pilot for Spike TV, and Showtime's LOOK.,[8][9] Later that year, she had a lead actress role in the movie, Cold Cabin, and appeared opposite to rap superstar B.o.B in the Adidas Originals shoe campaign commercial, MEGA Diner.,[2][10] In 2011, she guest starred in the television series, Friends with Benefits.[11] In 2012, Cobrin had a breakout supporting role in American Reunion, a sequel in the American Pie film series.[12] Her most current role is in Life’s an Itch, which is still in post-production.[13]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2008 One Jess Short film
2008 Jack Turner and the Reluctant Vampire Val Short film
2009 The Hole Tiffany
2010 Kings by Night Amber TV film
2010 Cold Cabin Kate
2012 American Reunion Kara
2012 Life's an Itch Gillian Gracin
2014 Lap Dance Monica
2014 Neighbors Whitney
2014 Girlhouse Kylie Atkins
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Look: The Series Molly Main role; 11 episodes
2011 Friends with Benefits Hope Prater "The Benefit of Being Shallow" (season 1: episode 9)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tadeo, Jr., Danilo. "Ali Cobrin". IMDb. IMDb. Retrieved 13 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Cudworth, Tom. "Dancing For Krumholtz". The Common Tongue. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Rifkin, Adam. "LOOK THE SERIES". SHOWTIME. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  4. ^ Cobrin, Ali. "Bio". Ali Cobrin. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  5. ^ Chang, Michael M. "One(IV)(2008)". IMDb. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  6. ^ Baclig, O.J. "Jack Turner and the Reluctant Vampire (Video 2008)". IMDb. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  7. ^ Carvalho, Claudio. "The Hole (2009)". IMDb. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  8. ^ IMDb. "Kings by Night (2010)". IMDb. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  9. ^ IMDb. "Look (2010–)". IMDb. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  10. ^ IMDb. "Cold Cabin". IMDb. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  11. ^ "Friends with Benefits (2011)". IMDb. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  12. ^ "American Reunion (2012)". IMDb. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  13. ^ "Life's an Itch (2012)". IMDb. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 

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