Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Alexandra Estella DeAnna "Alex" Meneses (born February 12, 1965) is an American television and film actress and model. 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 in Italy for only 3 months, but fell in love with Italy and stayed there for 2 years where she became 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 lover 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, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, Auto Focus, NCIS, and Funny Money. Alex has also appeared in numerous L.A. stage productions. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alex Meneses, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Alexandra Estella DeAnna "Alex" Meneses (born February 12, 1965) is an American television and film actress and model. 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 in Italy for only 3 months, but fell in love with Italy and stayed there for 2 years where she became 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 lover 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, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, Auto Focus, NCIS, and Funny Money. Alex has also appeared in numerous L.A. stage productions. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alex Meneses, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 31

Birthday 1965-02-12

Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Also Known As

  • Alexandra Meneses
  • Alexandra Simpson

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Ripped as Debbie
2015 Telenovela(1 episode) as Carmen Santamaria
2015 Telenovela(11 episodes) as Isabela Santamaria
2014 Jane the Virgin(3 episodes) as Katherine Cortes
2009 Wrong Turn at Tahoe as Marisa
2009 The Cleveland Show(1 episode)
2009 Ruby & The Rockits(1 episode)
2009 Fire From Below
2006 Funny Money as Gina
2005 Prison Break(1 episode)
2005 Mind of Mencia(1 episode)
2003 10-8: Officers on Duty(3 episodes)
2003 NCIS(1 episode)
2002 Auto Focus as Emily
2002 Boomtown(1 episode)
2002 CSI: Miami(1 episode)
2001 Bob Patterson(1 episode)
2000 The Princess and the Barrio Boy as Coach Sonia
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation(1 episode)
2000 The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas as Roxie
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn(1 episode)
1998 Martial Law(1 episode)
1998 Maximum Bob(1 episode)
1997 Living in Peril as Catherine Langtry
1996 Early Edition(1 episode)
1996 Everybody Loves Raymond(7 episodes)
1995 Amanda & The Alien as Connie Flores
1995 Sherman Oaks(35 episodes)
1994 Friends(1 episode) as Cookie
1994 Stickfighter as Luella Cartegenas (as Paula Vargas)
1993 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman(7 episodes)
1991 Silk Stalkings(1 episode)

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