Alexa Vega Biography
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Birthdate: August 27, 1988
Birthplace: Miami, Florida
Alexa Vega - In The Beginning
Though she burst
onto the scene in 2001 with the first installment of the Spy Kids
trilogy, Alexa Vega has actually been acting for a lot longer than that. Ever since landing her first full-time gig at the wee age of five on the Burt Reynolds sitcom Evening Shade
, Alexa has been working almost non-stop. She spent her early years living on a farm
, until her family moved to California
when she was just four
Alexa Vega - Takin' Care of Business
After Evening Shade
left the airwaves in 1994, Alexa began appearing in both movies and television shows. She's spent a lot of time playing the children of big celebrities in movies like Nine Months
, Ghosts of Mississippi
, and The Deep End of the Ocean
. She even played a young version of Helen Hunt
! Other small parts followed - including a role opposite Doc Ock
himself, Alfred Molina, in a short-lived sitcom - but it wasn't until Robert Rodriguez
cast her in a little movie called Spy Kids
that her career really took off.
Alexa Vega - The Best Is Yet To Come
Though Alexa has said that she doesn't think there will be another Spy Kids
movie, you can expect to see a lot more
of her in the coming months. Right now she can be seen in Sleepover
, a comedy that costars another hot young actress, Mika Boorem
. In the fall, look for Alexa in a completely different role in States Evidence
- a drama about a school shooting. Whatever the future
has in store for Alexa Vega, it's clear that she's not just another pretty face
Alexa Vega - Did U Know?
Alexa Vega can speak fluent Spanish.
Alexa Vega has three younger sisters.
Alexa Vega's favorite song is Overprotected by Britney Spears.
Spy Kids director Robert Rodriguez is buying Alexa Vega any car she wants for her 16th Birthday.
Alexa Vega Says...
"The reason why the third one was different
is I wanted to get out of the Spy Kids
thing and be able to move onto something else, and not just be considered a Spy Kid
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