36 Facts About Alexandra Paul


Alexandra Elizabeth Paul was born on July 29,1963 and is an American actress, activist, health coach, and former model.


Alexandra Paul has performed in a total of over 100 movies and television programs.


Alexandra Paul was born in New York City to Sarah, a social worker from England, and Mark Alexandra Paul, an American investment banker.


Alexandra Paul was raised alongside her identical twin sister, Caroline, and younger brother, Jonathan, in the rural town of Cornwall, Connecticut.


Alexandra Paul attended the Cornwall Consolidated School, and the Groton School in Massachusetts.


At ages 17 and 18, Alexandra Paul underwent two major abdominal operations to remove choledochal cysts, which left her with a scar spanning from her sternum to her navel.


Alexandra Paul was accepted into Stanford University, but chose not to attend so that she could focus on an acting career.


Alexandra Paul worked prominently in television from the late 1980s onward, perhaps most recognizable in her starring role on Baywatch, from 1992 to 1997.


Alexandra Paul began her career working as a model in New York City, and later moved to Los Angeles when she decided to pursue a career in acting.


Alexandra Paul then landed a leading role in John Carpenter's horror film Christine, opposite Keith Gordon, followed by a supporting role in the comedy Just the Way You Are.


Alexandra Paul later appeared in the sport drama American Flyers with Kevin Costner, 8 Million Ways to Die, and the comedy Dragnet, opposite Tom Hanks and Dan Aykroyd.


Alexandra Paul has starred in the Fox TV series Fire Company 132 and appeared in the last eight episodes of Melrose Place.


Alexandra Paul hosted non-fiction TV shows, including WE's Winning Women and a southern California local environmentalism show, Earth Talk Today.


Alexandra Paul made a cameo appearance with Sacha Baron Cohen in Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan in a deleted scene parodying her Baywatch role.


Alexandra Paul did a cameo in the comedy spoofs Spy Hard and Sharknado: The 4th Awakens.


In 2015, Alexandra Paul won Indie Series' Best Supporting Actress in a comedy webseries.


Alexandra Paul co-wrote and co-produced two documentaries: Jampacked, a documentary on the world population crisis, and The Cost of Cool: Finding Happiness in a Materialistic World.


Alexandra Paul produced eight PSAs on the benefits of driving electric vehicles for the non-profit Plug In America.


In 2020 Alexandra Paul appeared in 4 projects, and in 2022 she starred in the independent films Tethered and Baby Steps.


Alexandra Paul became a vegetarian at age fourteen after reading the book Diet for a Small Planet by Frances Moore Lappe, and became a vegan in 2010.


Alexandra Paul has swum the 11 mile Fiji Swim, the 12.5 mile Swim Around Key West and the 2014 Reto Acapulco 14 mile swim, among others.


In 2015, Alexandra Paul became a certified health coach and has her own wellness coaching business.


Alexandra Paul is an outspoken animal rights, environmental, peace and gay rights activist.


Alexandra Paul has been arrested for civil disobedience over a dozen times at the Nevada Test Site between 1987 and 2000.


Alexandra Paul was arrested twice in 2003 for civil disobedience protesting the Iraq War and spent five days in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Detention Center after refusing to pay the $50 fine.


Alexandra Paul's younger brother, Jonathan, is an animal rights activist, who served 51 months in prison for his role in the arson of a slaughterhouse.


Alexandra Paul has traveled to Nicaragua with Operation USA and to South Africa to register voters.


Alexandra Paul volunteered in Sierra Leone with the non profit Population Media Center.


In 2006, Alexandra Paul donated $250 to the Ned Lamont campaign against Joe Lieberman, because Lieberman supported the war in Iraq.


Alexandra Paul was an active member for 9 years of the Santa Monica, CA chapter of Food Not Bombs, where she picked up donations, cooked, and served hot vegan meals to the homeless community every Thursday evening.


Alexandra Paul registered voters sitting at a card table on LA street corners for 2 hours a week from 1989 to 2010 with The First Vote.


Alexandra Paul received the 2014 Vegan of the Year by Last Chance for Animals, and in 2007 received a United Nations Environment Programme honor for her contribution to overpopulation issues.


In 2016, Alexandra Paul joined Direct Action Everywhere in an open rescue of several pigs from a factory farm.


In 2017, Alexandra Paul joined a sit-in at an Oakland, California slaughterhouse and was arrested.


In 2018, Alexandra Paul was arrested for a civil disobedience action at Sunrise Chicken Farm.


In September, 2021, Alexandra Paul rescued a chicken outside a Foster Farms slaughterhouse and went on trial on March 7,2023 in Merced, CA.