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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 7 May 1992Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Nickname Zxander
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Alexander Richard Ludwig was born in Vancouver, Canada. His mother, Sharlene Martin, is a former actress and serves as his manager, and his father, Harald Horst Ludwig, is a businessman and co-chairman of the board for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. He has 3 siblings; Nicholas, Natalie and Sophia, as well as a golden retriever named Waverly. He has German, Belgian, English, and Scottish ancestry.

Alexander is a sophomore at the University of Southern California, studying film, theater, and entrepreneurship. In addition to acting and film making, he is a gifted musician who is in discussions about recording his original material.

In his free time, Alexander can be found competing in extreme freestyle ski competitions on Whistler Mountain, or surfing the coast of California. He is an avid athlete who water skies, plays tennis, basketball, and ice hockey.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: s martin

Alexander Ludwig was born in Vancouver, Canada on May 7, 1992. He has 3 siblings, Nicholas, Natalie, and Sophia, and a cat named Puss in boots. His mother, Sharlene Martin, is a former actress and currently assists in managing his career. His father, Harald Ludwig, is a board member of Lions Gate Entertainment and president of Macluan Capital Corporation. Alexander, co-star of such movies as: "The Hunger Games" and "Lone Survivor", is involved in a number of key projects. As one of the stars of History Channel's top rated show: "Vikings", Alexander plays Bjorn Ironside- the eldest son to the king and the successor to the crown. Completing it's third season, Vikings has been experiencing overwhelming success: New York, NY - February 24, 2015 -The season three premiere of HISTORY's hit scripted series VIKINGS raided 4.6 million total viewers, 2.4 million Adults 25-54 and 2.3 million Adults 18-49 in Live +3 delivery, ranking it as the #1 show on cable in Live +3 in all key demos and total viewers on Thursday, February 19. Additionally, Alexander costars in Sony's soon to be released dark comedy: "The Final Girls" costarring Malin Akerman, Nina Dobrev, Taissa Farmiga and Adam Devine. This film premiered at SXSW on Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 10:00 pm and received rave reviews. Alexander just completed filming the independent picture; "Go With Me", costarring Anthony Hopkins, Julia Stiles, and Ray Liotta. The producers of this film are anticipating a 2015 release date. Alexander is an ambassador to the Bvlgari Brand, as well being an independent fashion consultant to the sport line RYU. He is a passionate musician, an undeniable adrenaline junkie and a gifted spokesman.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Sml

Trivia (10)

His mother is former actress Sharlene Martin, and his father is business exec. Harald Ludwig from Vancouver, Canada.
He's the eldest of four siblings, having two sisters and a brother.
His lucky number is 7 because he was born on May 7, at 7 minutes to 7, and weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces.
Alexander attends USC and lives full time in Los Angeles, California.
On the set of Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Dwayne Johnson gave him one of his personal guitars on his 16th birthday.
Is very close friends with AnnaSophia Robb.
The German name Ludwig means 'famous warrior'. Alexander plays the "famous warrior" Cato in The Hunger Games (2012).
Auditioned for the the role of Peeta Mellark in The Hunger Games, but lost to Josh Hutcherson. He was later cast as Cato.
He has been good friends with Josh Hutcherson since 2005.
His paternal grandfather was German and his paternal grandmother was Belgian, from Antwerp. Alexander's mother has English, Scottish, and some German and Jersey (Channel Islander), ancestry; her family has recently lived in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Personal Quotes (2)

My Heart lies in music and acting; however, my inspiration comes from adrenaline rush l get from sports... and life.
My parents know how passionate I've always been about acting. I convinced them this was something that i was going to put my heart and soul into.

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