Alexandra Daddario is an American actress. She portrays Jade in the first season of CBS All Access's Why Women Kill.

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Early Life[edit | edit source]

Daddario was born in New York City. She is the eldest child of Christina, a lawyer and Richard, a prosecutor and former head of the New York City Police Department counter-terrorism unit. She has one brother, Matthew, who is also an actor, and one sister, Catharine. Her paternal grandfather was Emilio Q. Daddario, a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Connecticut from 1959 to 1971.

Daddario was raised on Manhattan's Upper East Side. She attended Brearley School as well as the Professional Children's School. Daddario said she decided to be an actress at the age of eleven. She attended Marymount Manhattan College. She has studied the Meisner acting technique for years.

Career[edit | edit source]

Daddario made her television debut at 16, starring in a recurring role in the ABC soap opera All My Children from 2002 to 2003. From 2004, she continues to recur and guest star in television, including Law & Order, Nurse Jackie, White Collar, Parenthood, True Detective and American Horror Story: Hotel (Season 5).

She has also appeared in movies, with her first major role in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief as Annabeth Chase in 2010. She later reprised that role in 2013 sequel Sea of Monsters. That same year, Daddario starred in Texas Chainsaw 3D. She has appeared in other movies such as Burying the Ex, San Andreas, Baywatch (2017), Rampage, Night Hunter and Can You Keep A Secret?

She appeared in the music video for Imagine Dragons’ song Radioactive in 2012, and the music video for Maroon 5’s song Wait in 2018.

Personal Life[edit | edit source]

Daddario was rumoured to have been in a long-term relationship with actor Jason Fuchs from 2006 to 2009. In 2009, she began dating her Percy Jackson co-star Logan Lerman, they got engaged on December 16, 2016. They, however, broke up, officially announcing their separation on Twitter.

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  • Was ranked #80 on Maxim's "Hot 100" of 2014 list.

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