Alexandra Barrese

Recent Role:

Tracy on The Hangover Part II

Born:

4/24/1981, Maui, Hawaii, USA

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  • American model-turned-actress Alexandra "Sasha" Barrese, most known for her roles as Sally Franklin on WB's Run of the House and bride-in-waiting Tracy Garner in the 2009 hit comedy The Hangover, was raised by her actress mom Katherine in Maui, Hawaii and in Paris until she was four years old. Her mother, who was modeling then, brought her along to work and that got Sasha opportunities to work as a child model too. They then moved to the United States where her mother pursued a career in acting. In 1989, Barrese debuted on the big screen and appeared with her mother in the movie Homer and Eddie. The following year, she played the child version of her mother's character Jezebel in the thriller drama Jezebel's Kiss. She took a break from acting and focused on her education. Throughout her life as a student, Sasha attended 15 different schools including Ojai Private School in Ojai Valley, California where she finished middle school in 1995. Barrese then graduated from Tabor Academy in Marion, Massachusetts in 1999. While she was studying, she worked as a part-time model for NEXT, Elite, and Guess. After graduation, she began landing projects in film and television including the comedies Dropping Out (2000) and Legally Blonde (2001) and the suspense thrillers Hellraiser: Inferno (2000) and The Ring (2002). Sasha made her television debut in an episode of ABC's popular family comedy Boy Meets World in 1999. Apart from her series regular stint for one season in Run of the House, Barrese also made notable appearances in prime-time shows like Just Shoot Me, LAX, and Supernatural. In 2009, she portrayed the bride-to-be of Phil Wenneck (Bradley Cooper), who went on a drunken Las Vegas misadventure with his groomsmen prior to his wedding in The Hangover.moreless

    Birth Name:

    Alexandra Feline Barrese

    Gender:

    Female

    Birth Place:

    Maui, Hawaii, USA

    Also Known As

    Sasha Barrese

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  • Quotes (9)

    • Alexandra: In the movie Contact, Jodie Foster's character goes to a beach in her mind. The sand is made up of all the stars in the universe. I want to go to that beach.

    • Alexandra: (in a 2008 interview) Paris is a fantastic place for a child. I go back all the time. When I have a job lined up in the fall, I go to the south of France in the summer.

    • Alexandra: (on watching television) My mom tells me that my dad once threw one out a window. I take after him in that respect.

    • Alexandra: (on playing a minor role in "American Pie") Doing that part opened a lot of doors for me, work-wise. I still get stopped by people all the time for it.

    • Alexandra: A good play feels like swimming down to the deepest part of the ocean.

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    Trivia (12)

    • Barrese was only in junior high school and was vacationing at home from boarding school when she shot the film American Pie.

    • Alexandra is single and has been living in Los Angeles, California. (June 2009)

    • Film, Video, and TV Movie Credits: • The Hangover (2009) as Tracy Garner • The More Things Change... (2008) (TV) as Madeline Stone • Full-Dress (2007) as Nun 1 • Paranormal Girl (2002) (TV) as Kelly Billingham • Legally Blonde (2001) as Another Girl • Close to Home (2001) (TV) • Hellraiser: Inferno (2000) (V) as Daphne Sharp • Dropping Out (2000) as Heather • American Pie (1999) as Courtney, the Random Cute Girl • Homer and Eddie (1989) as 4-Year-Old Girl

    • Alexandra is 5' 8½" tall.

    • She is of Irish, Dutch, American Indian, and Russian descent.

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