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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Ali Larter Profile and Biography

Actress, Ali Larter

Ali Larter Profile:
Alison Elizabeth “Ali” Larter also known as Ali Larter with nickname Ali was born February 28, 1976 (star sign: Pisces) at her hometown in Cherry Hill, New Jersey (NJ), United State of America (U.S.A.). Ali Larter is a beautiful American-born (film, movie, television) actress, former fashion female model, Hollywood star, Top 99 Women 2008 (Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2008 by, and top blonde women celebrity. She has a height: 5’6, measurements: 32-23-35, and hobbies: producing films. Ali Larter is widely known with her role as the character Niki Sanders on the NBC sci-fi drama Heroes, although Ali Larter has since progressed to play Sanders’s identical long-separated sister Tracy Strauss.

Despite starting Ali Larter’s career as a model, Ali Larter soon transitioned herself into acting. Ali Larter’s film career began in 1999 when Ali Larter had her breakthrough appearing in Varsity Blues which was a surprise hit. Ali Larter then appeared in the horror film House on Haunted Hill and then landing a lead role in the box office smash Final Destination. After appearing in several high profile films, Ali Larter then starred in the critically acclaimed Legally Blonde, which opened at the top of the box office. Since then, Ali Larter has starred in several projects including starring as the titular character in the Bollywood film Marigold, starring in the romantic comedy A Lot Like Love and reprising her role in the sequel to Final Destination entitled Final Destination 2. Ali Larter has also been featured in a number of indie movies including Crazy and Confess. Ali Larter has more recently starred in the most commercially successful films of her career, Resident Evil: Extinction and Obsessed.

Ali Larter has constantly appeared in rankings for “Sexiest Woman Alive” as well as earning the phrase ‘Scream Queen’ for her roles in horror or thriller movies.

Ali Larter Early life:
Ali Larter was born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, the daughter of Margaret, a homemaker, and Danforth Larter, a trucking executive. Ali Larter attended Carusi Middle School and Cherry Hill High School West. Ali Larter began modeling with Ford Models on 1990 and traveled the world. On 1993, Ali Larter settled temporarily in Japan. Ali Larter on 1995 move to Los Angeles, California. Soon afterwards, Ali Larter flew to Australia. Back in Los Angeles, Ali Larter began taking acting classes at a friend’s suggestion.

Ali Larter Modelling/Early Career 1993 until 1999:
Ali Larter began her modelling career on 1989 when a modelling scout discovered her on the street. Ali Larter was asked to star in a Phillies commercial and later signed a modeling contract with the prestigious Ford Modeling Agency in New York. Larter subsequently skipped her senior year to model in Japan and Australia. While modelling in Italy, Ali Larter met fellow model and aspiring actress Amy Smart. According to Larter, the two “became instant friends.” Smart persuaded Ali Larter to take up acting and the two then moved into an L.A. apartment together.

on November 1994, Ali Larter’s career exploded when she portrayed the hoax model Allegra Coleman in Esquire magazine. The article published in the magazine told of the fictional model’s relationship with David Schwimmer, how Quentin Tarantino broke up with Mira Sorvino to date her, and Woody Allen’s overhaul of a film to have her star. Even after the hoax had been revealed, its effects lingered, and various talent agencies sought to represent the non-existent Coleman.

Ali Larter landed her first professional roles in 1997 when Ali Larter appeared in several high profile television shows. Ali Larter appeared, for one episode, in the Brooke Shields television series, Suddenly Susan, and the short lived television series Chicago Sons. The roles were followed by a number of other appearances on Dawson’s Creek, Chicago Hope and Just Shoot Me!

On 1999, Ali Larter began her film career with an appearance in Varsity Blues which re-united her with Dawson’s Creek star Van Der Beek, and close friend Amy Smart. Varsity Blues drew a domestic box office gross of $53 million, making Larter’s first film a commercial success. Afterwards, Larter appeared in teen comedies, Giving It Up and Drive Me Crazy. That year as well, Ali Larter starred in the horror remake House on Haunted Hill. Made for around $20 million, the movie was panned by the critics but grossed $15 million on its opening weekend and went on to earn over $40 million.

Ali Larter Breakthrough Career 2000 until 2005:
Ali Larter on 2000 starred in the teenage audience aimed horror film Final Destination as Clear Rivers. The film did well at the box office with earnings totalling $112,802,314 at the end of it’s run. The following year in 2001, Ali Larter appeared in the comedy Legally Blonde with Reese Witherspoon. The film did exceptionally well at the box office, earning the top spot with $20,377,426 in it’s opening weekend. Ali Larter also appeared in the western American Outlaws with Colin Farrell and the Kevin Smith film Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. That year, Ali Larter appeared on the cover of Maxim magazine.

Ali Larter on 2003 reprised her role as Clear Rivers in the sequel to Final Destination, Final Destination 2 and a year later served as an associate producer and starred in the thriller Three Way. In 2005, Ali Larter appeared in the independent film Confess and the romantic comedy A Lot Like Love alongside Amanda Peet and Ashton Kutcher.

Ali Larter Heroes Success Career 2006:
As of September 2006, Ali Larter has been portraying Jessica/Niki Sanders & Tracy Strauss on the NBC Emmy Award-nominated science fiction drama television series Heroes, created by Tim Kring. The show includes an ensemble cast including Hayden Panettiere, Milo Ventimiglia, Leonard Roberts, Kristen Bell, Masi Oka and Greg Grunberg. Larter’s character Niki Sanders, who is a wife and mother from Las Vegas who exhibits superhuman strength and an alternate personality who goes by the name of Jessica. After completing half its first season, Heroes had already collected an assortment of honors and accolades, and Ali Larter had been nominated for “Best Supporting Actress” for the 33rd Saturn Awards. The show constantly appeared in the top rated shows in it’s first two seasons. As of the third season, Ali Larter portrays a new character, Tracy Strauss, now possessing the ability to freeze objects and turn herself into water.

Ali Larter International Success 2007 until present:
Ali Larter on 2007 starred in the Bollywood film Marigold as the title character alongside Salman Khan, which was released in August. Ali Larter also joined the cast of the popular film franchise Resident Evil: Extinction portraying the character Claire Redfield in the horror film with Milla Jovovich. Her role sent her to Mexicali, Mexico for filming from May to late July in which Ali Larter also dyed her hair a light red for the film. Ali Larter explains on her character Claire, “Claire became the leader of this convoy. Claire’s incredibly strong, patient. I think she serves a role for everyone within this convoy, let it be a mother to someone, a buddy, a best friend.” Ali Larter also attended the 2007 Comic Con International, her second appearance at the event, to promote the film, which was released in theaters on September 21, 2007. The film became Ali Larter’s highest grossing movie with $146,162,920 world-wide lifting her profile even higher as a bankable star in Hollywood. That year Ali Larter also appeared in the comedy Homo Erectus and in the biographical film Crazy based on guitarist Hank Garland.

In an interview for Resident Evil: Extinction, Ali Larter had expressed interest in producing films in the future, saying, “I definitely have many ideas and different avenues that I want to take as my career goes on.”

Ali Larter on April 2009 starred opposite Beyoncé Knowles and Idris Elba in the Screen Gems-produced film Obsessed, about an office executive (Elba) whose marriage to Knowles’ character is threatened by the aggressive interests of a co-worker, portrayed by Ali Larter. The film opened at #1 with $28,612,730, a career high for Ali Larter.

On September, 2009 it was announced that Ali Larter will return as Claire Redfield in Resident Evil: Afterlife the movie is directed by Paul W.S. Anderson.

Ali Larter is also set to join the cast of UFO playing Colonel Virginia Lake.

Ali Larter Personal Life:
Ali Larter is a good friend of actress Amy Smart with whom she co-starred in Varsity Blues. Ali Larter has also lived in Miami and then New York City after the spring of 2002, where she studied at Michael Howard Studios. Ali Larter on January 2007 moved to Los Angeles to take on the commitment of working on Heroes.

Ali Larter On August 1, 2009 married her boyfriend an actor, he name is Hayes MacArthur, in Maine in a small ceremony.

Ali Larter Image:
Ali Larter has appeared on countless “Hot Lists” over the years among others: Ali Larter on 2002 was ranked #40 in Stuff magazine’s “102 Sexiest Women in the World”. Also ranking as #6 in Maxim’s Hot 100 for 2007. Ali Larter appeared on the cover of Glamour along with fellow actresses Rachel Bilson and Diane Lane in 2007. Ali Larter on 2008 appeared on 3 lists. featured her as #92 on the “100 Most Desirable Women in the World”, while FHM Magazine listed her as #19 in their “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2008″ supplement. Ali Larter also ranked #2 on Maxim’s “Hottest Women of Horror Movies” list. Ali Larter also appeared on People Magazine’s “Ten Best Dressed List” as “The Newcomer” of 2008.

(Ali Larter Profile and Biography source: Wikipedia.Org)

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