Alecia Batson was born on January 30, 1978 in Austin, Texas, USA as Alecia Caylynn Batson. She is an actress and writer, known for The Commitment (2012), Ted (2012) and Moonrise Kingdom (2012).
Attended graduate school at New England Conservatory of Music to study voice and opera.
While in high school, twice attended the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair with a multi-year study of selenium toxicity in relationship to coal-burning power plants. She took second place both years.