Alexandra Vandernoot Biography
Alexandra Vandernoot is Belgian actress who has starred in a number of French films and is best known for her role as Tessa Noël, Duncan MacLeod’s girlfriend, in the fantasy television series Highlander: The Series.
Alexandra Vandernoot Career
Internationally, her character Tessa Noel was introduced in the series premier, and she appeared through the fourth episode of season 2, “The Darkness”, in which her character was killed off. She later returned in the Highlander second-season finale, “Counterfeit Part Two”, as a woman made-up to look like Tessa, and also in the series finale as Tessa Noël.
Vandernoot had a small part as a French television reporter in the 1994 film Pret-a-Porter (Ready to Wear). She also appeared in Le Dîner de Cons as Christine Brochant.
In 2007, she played an engineer in Ondes de choc, a mini-series produced by the French public channel France 3 retracing an accident at a chemical factory comparable to the AZF factory disaster, a chemical factory which exploded on 21 September 2001 in Toulouse, France.
In 2008, she played a role in the made-for-television movie Un vrai Papa Noël by comedian Jean-Marie Bigard.
Alexandra Vandernoot Personal life
She was born on 19 September 1965 in Brussels, Belgium to Yugoslavia-born ballerina Dušanka Sifnios and Belgian conductor André Vandernoot. She is married to Bernard Uzan snce 1994 and together they have two children, Leo and Julia.
Alexandra Vandernoot Filmography
- La Battante – Season 1 Anne Darcel
- Red Wedding – Season 1 Geraldine
- Rightly or wrongly – Season 2 (2016) Florence
- Innocent – Season 1 (2016) Dany
- The Blood of the Golden Islands (2016) Sandra Pantakidis
- Horizon Station – Season 1 (2015) Nicole Héritier
- Camping Paradise – Season 2 Episode 3 (2010) Françoise
- Samba (2010) Margot
- Rightly or wrongly – Season 1 (2009) Florence
- No hard feelings! (2009) Isabelle Dunant
- Research Section – Season 4 Episode 9 (2009) Anne Maréchal
- A target in the back (2009) Mona
- Josephine, guardian angel – Season 12 Episode 11 Sharon
- A true Christmas dad (2008) Clementine
- Shockwaves – Season 1 (2007) Ines Garcia
- Camping Paradise – Season 1 Episodes 4 – 7 (2006) Françoise
- Young man (2006) Madleine Dumoulin
- Carla Rubens – Season 1 (2005) Carla Rubens
- Five obstructions (2003) The perfect woman (1967)
- The Blue Ocean – Season 1 (2003) Mathilde Delcourt-Malet
- Hop (2002) Taminiaux Commissioner
- Gangsters (2001) Karine Bremen
- Charming boy (2000) Esther
- Sabotage! (2000) Lady Edwina
- Angel fallen from the sky (1999) Sarah
- Dinner of cons (1998) Christine
- Highlander – Season 6 Episodes 12 – 13 (1997) Tessa
- The Boxing Show (1996) Alexandra
- Highlander – Season 2 (1993) Tessa Christmas
- Highlander – Season 1 (1992) Tessa Christmas
- The diner (1992) The Duchess of Dino
- Hostel party Short film (1990) Clear
- The exploits of a young Don Juan (1987) Elisa