Pico Alexander

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Pico Alexander
Born Alexander Lukasz Jogalla
(1991-06-03) June 3, 1991 (age 27)
New York City, New York, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 2009-present

Alexander Lukasz Jogalla (born June 3, 1991),[1] best known as Pico Alexander, is an American stage, film, and television actor.

Personal life[edit]

Alexander was born in New York City, New York, United States, and raised in its Brooklyn borough.[2] His parents, Magdalena Deskur and cinematographer Lukasz Jogalla, are Polish immigrants. His grandfather is actor Jerzy Jogałła, and his great-grandfather was journalist Jerzy Turowicz.[3][4] His name, "Pico", is a childhood nickname.[5] He graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School.[6]

Career[edit]

Alexander's stage credits include Our Town,[7] Punk Rock, and What I Did Last Summer.[8]

He has appeared on a number of television series, including The Carrie Diaries, Alpha House, The Following, Blue Bloods, and Orange Is the New Black.

He played Esai Morales, the brother of the lead character, in A Most Violent Year (2014), and Sonny Cottler, a Jewish fraternity president, in James Schamus's Indignation (2016), opposite Logan Lerman. In 2017, he starred as Harry, Reese Witherspoon's character's love interest, in the romantic comedy film Home Again.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". Chimtic.netfirms.com. Archived from the original on 2015-07-09. Retrieved 2016-01-30. 
  2. ^ Soloski, Alexis (November 20, 2014). "Actors in 'Punk Rock' Tap Into Teenage Alienation". Nytimes.com. Retrieved October 29, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Alexander Jogalla". Archived from the original on July 8, 2015. Retrieved July 7, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Aleksander Łukasz "Pico" Jogałła (M.J. Minakowski, Genealogia potomków Sejmu Wielkiego)". Sejm-wielki.pl. Retrieved 2016-01-30. 
  5. ^ "Rising Star Pico Alexander Talks Social Media, Bioluminescence and Taking Risks". Huffingtonpost.com. 2015-06-05. Retrieved 2016-01-30. 
  6. ^ "For the Record" (PDF). Static1.squarespace.com. Retrieved October 29, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Rutgers Theater Company and George Street Playhouse Present "Our Town" | Mason Gross School of the Arts". Masongross.rutgers.edu. Retrieved 2016-01-30. 
  8. ^ "Pico Alexander, Noah Galvin, Kristine Nielsen and More to Lead Signature's WHAT I DID LAST SUMMER". Broadwayworld.com. Retrieved 2016-01-30. 

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