Who is Aleksa Palladino?
Aleksa Federici Palladino was born on 21 September 1980, in Manhattan, New York City USA, and is a singer and actress, probably best known from her roles in various films and television series, including particularly “Boardwalk Empire”, “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead” and “The Adventures of Sebastian Cole”.
The Wealth of Aleksa Palladino
So just how rich is Aleksa Palladino? As of mid-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $5 million, mostly earned through a successful career as an actress. She’s been active in the industry since 1996, and as she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
An Acting CareerAleksa is of Italian descent through her mother, whose parents migrated to the US, but otherwise very little information is known about Aleksa’s childhood and her path to pursuing an acting career. It is known that she made her acting debut at the age of 14 in the 1996 comedy drama film entitled “Manny & Lo”, in which she played the role of 16 year-old Lo in a film that also starred Scarlett Johansson. A year later she appeared in her first lead role in a short film entitled “Number One Fan”, alongside Glenn Fitzgerald.
She would be cast in several relatively minor roles in the next few years, before appearing in the film “The Adventures of Sebastian Cole” alongside Adrian Grenier, a comedy-drama released in 1999, written and directed by Todd Williams. The following year, she became a part of the independent film “Lonesome” before appearing in “Storytelling” alongside Selma Blair, launched as a part of the Un Certain Regard section of the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. Her continuous work would lead her to make guest appearances in several popular television shows, including the original “Law & Order”, “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”, and “The Sopranos” in which she played two characters.
Aleksa Palladino , Boardwalk Empire for Vanity Fair, shot by Ellen Von Unwerth
In 2004, Palladino made a guest appearance in “Medium”, before being cast in a support role in “Find Me Guilty”, appearing alongside Vin Diesel, Peter Dinklage and Ron Silver, the film being based on the longest Mafia trial in American history, with Vin portrayed Giacomo “Jackie” DiNorscio. After her work on that project, she was then offered a role in “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead” which is a 2007 film repeatedly going back and forth in time, and considered one of the most influential of the year, also being the last feature film of Sidney Lumet before his death.
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Palladino’s next film project would be “The Picture of Dorian Gray”, which is based on the only novel by Oscar Wilde, which had proven very controversial, showing strong themes that offended numerous British readers and book reviewers, despite being heavily censored by the editor of the magazine in which it was first published, without Wilde’s knowledge. After that project, Aleksa then became a part of the horror film “Wrong Turn 2: Dead End”, the second installment of the “Wrong Turn” series and considered the best, gaining a lot of positive response.
Recent Acting Work
Aleksa would then attract a lot of attention for becoming a part of the critically acclaimed series “Boardwalk Empire”, in which she played the role of Angela Darmody, starring Steve Buscemi in the series set during the prohibition area, and inspired by the book “Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City”, which depicts the criminal kingpin Enoch L. Johnson. Numerous critics gave the show acclaim for its visual style and portrayal of historical figures.
— Aleksa Palladino (@AleksaPalladin0) June 22, 2016
Aleksa has also tried her hand at music, becoming the lead singer and songwriter for the band named Exitmusic, which released a full-length album entitled “Passage” in 2012. One of her most recent projects is becoming a series regular on AMC’s “Halt and Catch Fire”, in which she played Sara Wheeler in the series which depicts a fictionalized view of the personal computer revolution of the 1980s.
Aleksa Palladino’s Personal Life and Social Media
It is known that Palladino married musician Devon Church in 2003, having met through the formation of Exitmusic. Similar to many personalities in the acting industry, Aleksa stays very active online through her presence on major social media websites. She has accounts associated with Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. – she posts family and some of her personal photographs through Instagram, which is also used to promote some of her work. Her Twitter account has recently been active with posts about recent issues on physical and sexual abuse of women in the Hollywood industry. The allegations which started with Harvey Weinstein have branched out to encompass numerous parties allegedly involved in the same abusive culture. Her Facebook account on the other hand promotes some of her recent projects, along with recent recordings from her band.