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Known for her role as Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids film series, she's also part of the star-studded cast in the Robert Rodriguez-directed kill-fest Machete Kills. Here are five things you probably don't know about Alexa Vega.
1. Born Alexa Ellesse Vega on August 27, 1988 in Miami, Fl -- her father is Colombian and her American mother is a former model.
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2. Her first big film role was in the 1996 blockbuster Twister.
3. Revealed in an interview that she received her first kiss on the set of Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams at age 13 with a young stuntman -- but only after she had called her mother to see if it was okay.
4. Is an experienced gymnast.
When Marvel unveiled its surprise announcement at the end of its lengthy panel at San Diego Comic-Con last weekend, it felt like something of an anticlimax, and not just because Tom Hiddleston had just been on stage moments earlier in fully Loki regalia (wouldn't have been more exciting if he had come out dressed as his character from "War Horse?") Joss Whedon, the balding, brilliant whiz behind the $1 billion-grossing "Avengers," trotted out on stage in what appeared to be hand-me-down sneakers, to announce the title of the "Avengers" sequel, due in theaters in 2015. The movie would be called "The Avengers: Age of Ultron."
For those who were not born with a lifetime subscription to Starlog Magazine, the puzzlement sent in almost immediately. Who (or what) is Ultron? Why is this a whole "Age?" How long is this movie supposed to be? For those of us who own a »
- Drew Taylor
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