Wonderful Actors – Alexandra Daddario
Alexandra Anna Daddario (born March 16, 1986) is an American actress. She is known for playing Annabeth Chase in the Percy Jackson film series, Blake Gaines in San Andreas, and Summer Quinn in Baywatch.
Daddario also starred in the films Texas Chainsaw 3D and Hall Pass, and has guest starred in television series such as White Collar, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, True Detective, New Girl and American Horror Story.
Daddario made her television debut at the age of 16, when she played victimized teen Laurie Lewis in the ABC daytime soap opera All My Children. Her first major role was as Annabeth Chase in the fantasy adventure film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010). She also had a recurring role as Neal Caffrey’s love interest Kate Moreau in the USA Network’s procedural drama series White Collar. In 2011, she co-starred in Hall Pass and had a recurring role as Rachel in NBC’s comedy-drama series Parenthood.
In 2014, Daddario had a short role in the first season of the HBO anthology series True Detective. She appeared in a four-episode arc as Lisa Tragnetti, a court reporter having an extramarital affair with Woody Harrelson’s character – a role which involved full-frontal nudity. The following year, she had a lead role as Blake Gaines in the disaster film San Andreas, alongside Dwayne Johnson. Also in 2015, Daddario made a cameo appearance in the pilot of the Fox comedy series The Last Man on Earth created by and starring Will Forte. That same year, she guest starred in the fifth season of the FX anthology series American Horror Story, portraying a fictionalized version of designer Natacha Rambova.
In 2016, she had a supporting role in the Nicholas Sparks romantic drama film The Choice, directed by Ross Katz. Daddario subsequently starred as one of the leads in the film adaptation of Baywatch (2017), reuniting with her San Andreas co-star Dwayne Johnson. She played Summer Quinn, who was portrayed by Nicole Eggert in the original television series. That same year, Daddario portrayed Kate Jeffries, alongside Kate Upton, in the road trip comedy The Layover (2017), directed by William H. Macy.In 2018, she appeared in the music video “Wait” by Maroon 5 and starred as Avery Martin in the romantic comedy When We First Met, opposite the film’s co-writer Adam DeVine.
Daddario is set to star as Constance Blackwood in We Have Always Lived in the Castle, a Stacie Passon-directed film adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s mystery thriller novel of the same name. Daddario has been cast alongside Henry Cavill and Sir Ben Kingsley in the psychological thriller Nomis, and is also headlining the drama-thriller film I Am Not a Bird. Daddario is set to executive produce and cast as Emma Corrigan in Can You Keep a Secret?, based of the novel by Sophie Kinsella.