Sasha Alexander Biography
Sasha Alexander born Suzana Drobnjaković is an American actress with Serbian descent. She is best known for playing Gretchen Witter on Dawson’s Creek. She has also acted in films such as Yes Man (2008) and He’s Just Not That Into You (2009).
Sasha started acting in school productions in the seventh grade. She was also an ice skater, but stopped due to a knee injury.
Alexander continued acting through high school and college, then moved to New York City to act in summer stock and Shakespeare festivals.
She graduated from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinema-Television, where she was a member of the sorority Kappa Alpha Theta.
She got her acting start on two short-lived series: the medical drama Presidio Med and ABC’s twenty-something drama Wasteland.
She gained widespread media attention and critical praise when she appeared in the fourth season of Dawson’s Creek as Gretchen Witter, the sister of Pacey Witter, and dated the title character.
She was also in an episode of the short-lived Fox comedy series Greg the Bunny, in which she played the role of a lesbian TV Guide reporter and shared an onscreen kiss with Sarah Silverman.
She also appeared in the films All Over the Guy, Lucky 13, as well as He’s Just Not That Into You (in the role of Catherine), the independent movie The Last Lullaby, and Yes Man (as Lucy) starring Jim Carrey. Alexander also appeared as District Attorney Robin Childs in the CSI episode “Alter Boys”.
Alexander also had a small role in 2006’s Mission: Impossible III.
Sasha Alexander Age
She was born on May 17, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She is 45 years old as of 2018.
Sasha Alexander Husband
Alexander is married to director Edoardo Ponti, son of actress Sophia Loren and the late film producer Carlo Ponti, in Geneva, Switzerland. The couple tied the knot on August 11, 2007.
Alexander and her husband Carlo have two children, a daughter Lucia born in 2006 and a son Leonardo born in 2010. Jessica Capshaw is godmother to Lucia.
She was previously married to Luka Pecel on September 18, 1999, but this marriage was later annulled without issue.
Sasha Alexander Rizzoli And Isles
From 2010, she played Dr. Maura Isles for seven seasons on the TNT series Rizzoli & Isles – the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Chief Medical Examiner, who works with the Boston Police Department. She co-starred with Angie Harmon, who played Boston Homicide Detective Jane Rizzoli, Isles’ best friend on the show.
Sasha Alexander Shameless
In 2015, she began a recurring role on Showtime’s Shameless portraying Helene Runyon, one of Lip Gallagher’s college professors. Alexander’s character Helene maintains an open relationship with her husband Theo (played by Michael Reilly Burke) which allows her to sleep with Lip.
The relationship between the two is both romantic and one which provides him with guidance in his college career, but the affair blows-up in season six (2016).
Sasha Alexander NCIS
Alexander joined NCIS in 2003, as Secret Service/NCIS Special Agent Caitlin “Kate” Todd. She replaced Vivian Blackadder, role played by Robyn Lively, who had appeared in the back-door pilot episodes “Meltdown” and “Ice Queen” on JAG. The official pilot episode “Yankee White” aired September 23, 2003, on CBS.
Her year and a half tenure on the show ended in May 2005 when her character, Kate, is killed by a terrorist who shoots her in the head during the last few seconds of the season-two finale, “Twilight”. The “official explanation” for the Alexander’s departure was that “she asked to be let out of her contract to pursue other opportunities”.
In her final appearances in the “Kill Ari” two-parter, Alexander was credited as a special guest star. She reappeared as Todd in a “what if” scenario with Anthony DiNozzo for the NCIS 200th episode “Life Before His Eyes” in 2012.
Sasha Alexander Movies And Tv Shows
Sasha Alexander Movies
Bernard and Huey
The Girl from Nagasaki
Coming & Going
He’s Just Not That Into You
The Last Lullaby
NCIS: Ducky’s World
Special Agent Caitlin Todd
Mission: Impossible III
All Over the Guy
Jackie Samantha Gold
Twin Falls Idaho
Battle of the Sexes
Sasha Alexander Tv Shows
Law & Order: SVU
Episode 20×07 “Caretaker”
Dinner at Tiffani’s
Season 2, Episode 6: “Ladies Who Lunch”
Celebrity Name Game
Season 2, Episode 121
Rizzoli & Isles
Dr. Maura Isles
Episode: “The Down Low”
DEA Agent Julia Harris
Episode: “A Shot in the Dark”
Episode: “War Crimes”
Special Agent Caitlin Todd
Main role: seasons 1–2
Episode: “The One with Joey’s Interview”
Greg the Bunny
Dr. Jackie Collette
Main role (4 episodes)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
District Attorney Robin Childs
Episode: “Alter Boys”
Ball & Chain
20 episodes (season 4)
Main role (13 episodes)
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