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Overview (2)

Birth NameAlexandr Borecky
Nickname Alex Ocean

Mini Bio (1)

Alexandr Borecky was born in Southern part of Czech Republic and was raised in Prague. He is the first one in the family to pursue career in acting. His mother is a lawyer and a businesswoman and his father an entrepreneur. He first encountered acting during drama classes. After a few small school productions, Alexandr moved to Atlanta at the age of 17 where he first encountered musical theatre and had a chance to perform in productions, such as Les Misérables, Mamma Mia and Grease. He decided to pursue acting in the future. After graduating high school, he decided to take a year off and started working as a graphic designer.

While studying at Charles University Alexandr took extra credit class of theatrical improvisation. That's where ha was offered to study at Prague Conservatory of Acting which he eventually refused and continued Charles University. He left this the university three years later, started proper theatrical training and decided to pursue acting as his main career. During the first stage of the training he was able to take part in few theatrical productions in Prague after which he started thinking about switching to on-camera acting which is what he's now working on constantly.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Alexandr Borecky

Trivia (9)

Alexandr first went by stage name "Alex Tim Ocean" (that has origins in his biological grandparent's last name, Timoshin), which he decided to change to "LaFonte" later. His real last name is Borecky.
Alex used acting as a therapeutic tool at first, which is how he has fallen in love with the craft and decided to pursue it as a career.
"LaFonte" means "The Source" in Italian. Alexandr chose this stage name to remind him of his personality and the fact that he is the source of his skills.
Alexandr is using what is commonly called the method acting as a his approach to his characters. He thus follows the steps of his favorite actor, Daniel Day-Lewis. Although he uses this technique he does not like to call it that way or put a label on it.
If he wouldn't have decided to become an actor, he would continue his career as a Graphic and Web Designer.
Is a huge fan of the band Tame Impala.
Alexandr's favorite Bond actor is Daniel Craig.
He is considered a Lord of the Rings and Star Wars nerd.
Alexandr is writing series of monologues based on his and his friend's life. When finished, he wants to publish them as a theatrical play.

Personal Quotes (1)

As long as you're doing what you believe and feel is right, you'll be just fine.

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