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Alison Elizabeth "Ali" Larter (born
February 28, 1976) is an American actress and former fashion model. She
was born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Date of birth: February 28, 1976
Birth location: Cherry Hill, New Jersey,
Notable role(s): Clear Rivers - Final
Larter began modeling with the
world-renowned Ford modeling agency at the age of 13 and traveled the
world. At 17, Larter settled temporarily in Japan. A year later, in
1995, she accompanied her boyfriend in his move to Los Angeles. Soon
after, she began taking acting classes, at a friend's suggestion.
In November 1996, Larter "played" the hoax
model Allegra Coleman in Esquire magazine. Even after the hoax had been
revealed, its effects lingered, and she was wooed by various agencies.
Larter landed her first professional role in 1997, in the television
series Chicago Sons. The role was followed by a number of other
appearances on several television series, including Dawson's Creek,
Chicago Hope and Just Shoot Me.
In 1999, Larter began her film career with
appearances in Varsity Blues and House on Haunted Hill. During the next
few years, she appeared in a number of movies aimed at a teenage
audience, including the box office successes Legally Blonde and Final
Destination. In 2001, Larter performed in the stage play The Vagina
Monologues in New York City.
In 2002, Larter was ranked #40 in Stuff
magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World".
Other roles include Niki Sanders in the NBC
TV series Heroes (Fall 2006) and as Claire Redfield in Resident Evil:
Larter is a close friend of actress Amy
Smart, with whom she co-starred in the film Varsity Blues. Larter has
previously lived in Miami, Florida and currently lives in New York City,
having moved there in the spring of 2002.
Year Title Role Other notes
2007 Resident Evil: Extinction Claire
2006 Heroes Niki Sanders
2006 Crazy Evelyn Garland
2006 Marigold Marigold Lexton
2006 Homo Erectus Fardart
2005 Confess Olivia Averill
2005 A Lot Like Love Gina
2004 3-Way Isobel
2003 Final Destination 2 Clear Rivers
2001 American Outlaws Zerelda 'Zee' Mimms
2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
2001 Legally Blonde Brooke Taylor Windham
2000 Final Destination Clear Rivers
1999 House on Haunted Hill Sara Wolfe
1999 Varsity Blues Darcy Sears
1999 Drive Me Crazy Dulcie
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