Alexandra Paul Poster


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Born in New York City, New York, USA
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Alexandra Paul was modeling when she decided to forego college at Stanford University and pursue acting. With lead roles in 75 feature films and television programs, she can also be seen in the award-winning documentary Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006).

Internationally recognized for her 5-year starring role as "Lt. Stephanie Holden" in the hit series Baywatch (1989), Alexandra began her acting career in 1982 at age 18, starring in the highly rated telefilm Paper Dolls (1982). She was then cast in studio flicks like Stephen King's Christine (1983); American Flyers (1985) opposite Kevin Costner; 8 Million Ways to Die (1986) opposite Jeff Bridges and Andy Garcia; Dragnet (1987) opposite Tom Hanks and Dan Aykroyd, and Spy Hard (1996) with Leslie Nielsen.

Alexandra hosted the extreme sports series Wild Waters on the Outdoor Life Network for 4 years, and hosted the WE network series Winning Women for two seasons. She co-hosted 150 episodes of the environmental TV talk show Earth Talk Today through 2008.

Throughout the 1990s, Alexandra had regular roles in several television series: Baywatch (1989), Fox's Fire Co 132, Daytona Beach (pilot), and the last 8 episodes on Melrose Place (1992). She also filmed two movies in war-torn Croatia with Pierce Brosnan and did many independent films. In the first decade of the 21st Century, Alexandra starred in 11 movies on Lifetime Movie Network. She also played a lesbian 4 times, opportunities she appreciates since her identical twin sister is gay.

In 2006, she shot 6 films, including a cameo in Borat:Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, and although her part was edited out, she remains in the DVD extras.

From 2010 - 2017, Alexandra has shot independent movies and an online series. She is producing 2 movies, a movie based on the book Free The Animals with her producing partner, Nik Tyler; and The B Team, an action comedy starring 8 of her Baywatch castmates.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Ian Murray (16 September 2000 - present)

Trivia (21)

Completed Ironman Triathlon race in Hawaii. [1997]
Has an identical twin sister, Caroline Paul, author and San Francisco firefighter. Excerpts from her autobiography, "Fighting Fire", were published in Reader's Digest and Curve magazines.
Founded the Population Education Project in 1991, a program educating youths about the human population crisis. (1986) Founded Young Artists United, an organization of young people in the entertainment industry who wanted to be positive role models for American kids.
At her September 2000 wedding to Ian Murray, the couple sent their invitations out on hemp, the bride's gown contained no silk, the food was meat-free, the couple made their own rings from panned-gold, and the guests were asked not to bring gifts to reduce consumption of natural resources. The bride and groom met 5 years earlier during a triathlon. Their honeymoon included an ocean swim and a Malibu triathlon the following day.
When she wed Ian Murray, her identical twin sister, Caroline Paul, and Ian's brother Chris, performed the ceremony.
In an interview about Christine (1983) (the film in which she starred), she mentioned that she has been a vegetarian since she was 14. Alexandra has been a vegan since 2010.
Recipient of the ACLU's 2005 Activist of the Year Award.
Attended prestigious Groton School, Groton, Massachusetts and graduated with honors.
Honoured by the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) in 1997 for her work on human population issues.
Recipient of Mikhail Gorbachev's Global Green Environmental Leadership Award in 1999.
Speaks fluent French and registered voters once a week for 22 years. She protested against the war in Iraq every week from 2002-2008.
In 2009, Alexandra swam 11 miles from Denarau Island to Beachcomber Island in Fiji in 6 hours 56 minutes.
In 2006, Alexandra swam from Lanai to Maui in the 10 mile Maui Channel Swim.
In 2003, she spent 5 1/2 days in a Los Angeles jail after being arrested twice for protesting the Iraq War. She spent 3 days in jail in 1987 for protesting at the nuclear testing site near Beatty, Nevada. She has been arrested over 16 times for civil disobedience.
Alexandra is a vegan.
Was a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) 1989-2012.
Shooting the movie The Boy She Met Online (2010) in Ottawa, Canada. [November 2009]
In 2014, Alexandra was named Vegan of the Year by the non profit Last Chance for Animals.
In April, 2015, Alexandra won the Indie Series Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Web Series for her work in Mentor (2014).
Her TEDx talk on human overpopulation garnered 60,000 of views (2015).
In November, 2015, Alexandra swam 13.7 miles in 7 hours 20 minutes off the coast of Mexico.

Personal Quotes (2)

My character went through skin-cancer surgery, and when I woke up in the scene, I had full make-up on, glossy lips and mascara. I forgot about reality. I still cringe when I see that scene. - on memories of Baywatch
I can finish an Ironman, I can take 5 days in jail for civil disobedience, I can shoot in the toughest conditions imaginable, but I cannot seem to resist chocolate at 10pm.

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