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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 12 February 1965Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth NameAlexandra Estella DeAnna Meneses

Mini Bio (1)

Alex Meneses was born Alexandra Estella DeAnna Meneses, on the south side of Chicago. She is of Mexican descent on her father's side and Ukrainian descent on her mother's. While in high school, she studied acting at Chicago's Second City Improvisational Theater, during summer vacations. Immediately upon graduation from high school, the lovely Alex got a modeling contract, her assignment was in Milan, Italy. Originally, she was to stay in Italy for only 3 months, but fell in love with Italy and stayed there for 2 years. When Alex came back to the USA, she headed to Los Angeles, where she studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute. Alex has appeared in numerous L.A. stage productions, and then went on to several feature films. Alex portrayed "Teresa Morales" for one season on the Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993) TV series (1997-98), and played the sensuous "Roxie" to perfection in The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

John H. Simpson (December 2004 - present)

Trivia (4)

After high school, she traveled to Europe to model and lived in Italy and Greece.
In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, cooking, rollerblading and traveling home to Chicago to visit her family.
She was a dancer for 14 years, taking lessons and eventually teaching (beginning at age 12) at her aunt's dance studio in Illinois.
She was inspired to pursue a career in acting after seeing another Latina actress, Rita Moreno, in West Side Story (1961).

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