Jaimie Alexander is a well-known actress. She is recognized for her portrayal as Jessi on the TV series, Kylie XY. She is also known for her role as Sif in the 2011 superhero movie, Thor and its sequel, Thor: The Dark World.
Early Life and Education
Jaimie Alexander was born on March 12, 1984, in Green Ville, South Carolina, USA. She is an American by nationality belonging to the White-American ethnicity.
Alexander has three older brothers and a younger brother. So she is the only girl child in her home. She moved to Grapevine, Texas when she was four years old. Alexander first got into acting in grade school, where she took theatre for fun.
Alexander stated that she was actually kicked out of theatre when she was in high school because she could not sing and went into sports. When she was 17, she substituted for a friend at a meeting with a scouting agency and she met her manager, Randy James, who sent her some scripts. After graduation, a year and a half later, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting.
She attended Colleyville Heritage High School in Texas. She was on her High School wrestling team.
Her career was launched in 2003, when she was cast in the leading role of Hanna Thompson in the low budget award-winning film The Other Side. Alexander’s first role was in the movie Squirrel Trap where she played 'Sara', the love interest of the main character, David, who is a socially introverted genius portrayed by Keith Staley.
This was soon followed by a guest appearance in It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, where she portrayed a femme fatale in the role of 'Tammy', who through a combination of seduction and threats manipulates one of the main characters. She also has a small part in an episode of Standoff.
In 2006, she had her first lead role in the horror film Rest Stop where she portrayed 'Nicole Carrow'. In 2007, she had her second lead role, also in a horror film. In Hallowed Ground she played 'Elizabeth Chambers', a girl stranded in a small town inhabited by a sect that plans to use her as a vessel for the rebirth of their founder. In both movies, her character is a strong character who fights back against her aggressors.
Her most famous role so far was that of 'Jessi' on the ABC Family television show Kyle XY. Her role generated a large fan base hoping to see a spin-off show for her character. She also has had guest roles on the show CSI: Miami where she played 'Jenna York', a flight attendant involved in a murder case; and in Bones where she played 'Molly Briggs', a student connected to the victim of the episode.
In September 2009, it was reported that Alexander would portray Sif in the live-action superhero film, Thor, directed by Kenneth Branagh and released in May 2011. She reprised the role in the sequel Thor: The Dark World, released in November 2013. She reprised the role once again in a special crossover guest appearance on the TV series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on March 11, 2014.
Alexander appeared in the 2013 film Savannah directed by Annette Haywood-Carter, about Ward Allen (Jim Caviezel), a real-life early 1900s aristocrat who starts an unexpected partnership with Christmas Moultrie (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a freed slave. Also in 2013, she portrayed police officer Sarah Torrance in The Last Stand, alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Alexander has reached the age of 33 now. She is not married yet. She started dating Peter Facinelli in 2012. The couple met on the set of Loosies.
Alexander has been dating actor Peter Facinelli since late 2012. The couple met while working together on the film Loosies. However, no record of their marriage is found.
The couple became engaged in March 2015. They made an announcement that they had called off their engagement in February 2016.
Peter has three children from his previous marriage. Alexander, however, ended their relationship due to conflicting commitments.
Height, Weight, Net Worth and Salary
Jamie is a tall actress whose height 5 feet 9 inches. She weighs 60 kg and in 2014, her age is 30 years.
She has earned a huge amount of money from her acting career. Her movie, Thor has grossed $644.5 million worldwide and its sequel has grossed $449.3 million worldwide. Her net worth is $4 million.
by arogya, 17 Aug, 2014