Who is Alexa Davalos?
Alexa Davalos Dunas was born on the 28th May 1982, in Paris, France, of Jewish, Finnish, Greek and Spanish ancestry. She is now an American actress, who is probably best recognized for starring in the role of Gwen Raiden in The WB’s fantasy drama series “Angel” (2002-2003), playing Andromeda in the film “Clash Of The Titans” (2010), and as Juliana Crain in the Amazon Video sci-fi drama thriller series “The Man In The High Castle” (2015-2018).
Early Life and EducationAlexa is the only child born to former actress Elyssa Davalos, and Jeff Dunas, who works as a photographer; she is the granddaughter of Richard Davalos, was also an actor. She spent her early life in France and Italy before the family settled down in New York, USA. Alexa left home at the age of 17 and started working as a model, developing a business relationship with photographer Peter Lindbergh. She went to a Hebrew school, and later attended the off-Broadway Flea Theater in New York, when she decided that acting was her vocation.
Career Beginnings and “Angel”
Speaking about Alexa’s career, it began in 2002, when she made her official debut appearance in the role of Bess Gunther in the short film “The Ghost Of F. Scott Fitzgerald”, and the same year also appeared as Eddie Vance’s girlfriend in another short film “Coastlines”, but that appearance was uncredited. During the same year, she also guest starred in an episode of the TV series “Undeclared”, and played Eliza Randolph in the TV film “Untitled Secret Service Project”, after which came her breakthrough.
Her BreakthroughAlexa’s breakthrough came in 2002, when she was chosen to portray Gwen Raiden in the fourth season of The WB’s fantasy drama series “Angel” from 2002 to 2003, starring with Alexis Denisof, David Boreanaz and Charisma Carpenter, which enormously increased her net worth as well as her popularity. When the filming was ended, she landed the role of Teddy Sampson in the biographical film about Pancho Villa, entitled “And Starring Pancho Villa As Himself” (2003), along with Antonio Banderas, Eion Bailey and Alan Arkin in the lead roles.
Rise to Prominence
Alexa came to real prominence with the role of Kyra in the sci-fi action adventure film “The Chronicles Of Riddick” (2004), starring Vin Diesel, Judy Dench and Colm Feore, which was followed by her portrayal of Samantha Carlton in the FOX drama series “Reunion” (2005-2006), and Sara in the TV film “Surrender, Dorothy” in 2006, starring next to Diane Keaton and Tom Everett Scott. Her next memorable roles came in 2007, when she was cast as Chloe in the romantic drama “Feast Of Love”, with Morgan Freeman and Radha Mitchell, and featured as Sally in the film “The Mist”. By the end of the decade, Alexa won the role of Lilka Ticktin in the Academy Award-nominated historical drama “Defiance” (2008), and Andromeda in the 2010 film “Clash Of The Titans”, directed by Louis Leterrier.
— Alexa Davalos (@alexaKdavalos) October 24, 2016
Recent Years and “The Man In The High Castle”
Alexa then took a short break from acting, but returned in 2013 with the part of Jasmine Fontaine in the TNT neo-noir crime drama series “Mob City”, based on the life of the famed mob boss, Bugsy Siegel. Since 2015, she has been playing Juliana Crain, the lead role in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning sci-fi drama thriller series “The Man In The High Castle” on the Amazon Video network, adding a significant amount to her net worth.
Alexa Davalos Net Worth
Over $4 million.
She started a romantic relationship with famous actor Josh Lucas in 2006 which lasted for two years. However, since then, Alexa has chosen to remain away from the public eye. Her current residence is in LA, California.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Long dark brown hair and green eyes. Height of 5ft 8ins (1.73m) and her weight is ~134lbs (61kgs), while her vital statistics are 33-24-35.