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Alex Meneses
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Full Name

Alexandra Estella DeAnna Meneses

Gender

Female

Born

February 12, 1965

Eye Color

Brown

Hair Color

Brown

Occupation

Actress, model

Years active

1994-present

Role

Señora Gomez

Alexandra Estella DeAnna "Alex" Meneses (born February 12, 1965) is an American television and film actress and model.

She portrayed Señora Gomez on Austin & Ally.

Early life and Career

She was born in Chicago of Mexican-American descent on her father's side and Ukrainian-American descent on her mother's. Meneses studied acting at Chicago's The Second City Improvisational Theater during summer vacations. Immediately upon graduation from high school, she got a modeling contract in Milan, Italy. Originally she was to stay there for only 3 months, but fell in love with the country, and stayed for 2 years, becoming a successful model. When Alex came back to the USA, she headed to Los Angeles, where she studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute.

Meneses portrayed Teresa Morales in Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, and has had significant recurring roles on Everybody Loves Raymond as Robert's Italian girlfriend, Stefania; Friends (1997, Third season) as Cookie (Joey Tribiani's sister); and The Hughleys. She has also appeared in Martial Law as Alex Delgado in the episode Lock Up and the films Amanda and the Alien, Selena, Living in Peril, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, Auto Focus, NCIS, and Funny Money. Alex has also appeared in numerous Los Angeles stage productions.

Filmography

To be added

Trivia

  • After high school, she traveled to Europe to model and lived in Italy and Greece.
  • In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, cooking, rollerblading and traveling home to Chicago to visit her family.
  • She was a dancer for 14 years, taking lessons and eventually teaching (beginning at age 12) at her aunt's dance studio in Illinois.
  • She was inspired to pursue a career in acting after seeing another Latina actress, Rita Moreno, in West Side Story.

Gallery

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