• Alexis Dziena is a 38 year old American actress of Italian, Polish and Irish descent
• She is known for her role as Kira Underlay in the series “Invasion” and Julie in the family drama “Evol”
• She has appeared in movies such as “Bringing Rain”, “Rhinoceros Eyes”, “Fool’s Gold”, and “When in Rome”
• Alexis has been the subject of various affairs and controversies concerning her private life
• Her net worth is estimated to be over $2 million
Who is Alexis Dziena?
An actress with nearly 30 acting credits to her name, Alexis Dziena is probably still known best for her role as Kira Underlay in the early 2000s series “Invasion”, which followed the story of a ranger and his family dealing with unusual events after a hurricane.
Movie lovers will recognize Alexis as Joan in the romantic drama “When in Rome”, while to date, her most notable role is her portrayal of Julie in the family drama “Evol”, which brought Alexis a nomination for the Hoboken International Film Festival award for Best Supporting Actress in 2016.
If you would like to learn more about this young actress, who has often been the subject of various affairs, let us tell you the naked truth about her life, her career, and what’s she up to.
Early life, family, and education
Born Alexis Gabrielle Dziena on 8 July 1984, her zodiac sign is Cancer. She hails from New York City USA, holds American nationality, and comes from a family of Italian, Polish and Irish descent.
Her parents, Alexander and Madeline, came into the spotlight after Alexis filed a restraining order against them, claiming that she;s terrified that they’ll murder her or be violent in order to gain access to her money. The judge denied the request because Alexis had no evidence to prove the allegations. Alexis has one sibling, a brother named Alex, who is a musician.
When it comes to Alexis’ educational background, she attended the private Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn, New York City, and during her high school days, also went to acting classes at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Upon matriculating in 2002, she didn’t go to college but pursued her acting career.
Roles in series
Alexis made her acting debut portraying Bola in an episode of the series “Witchblade” in 2002, followed by another guest role, as Mia Van Wagner in an episode of the series “Law & Order: Special Victim Unit” in 2003. Later that year, she was seen as Lena Parkova in the series “Law & Order” – fans of the series remembered her because of her strong Russian accent.
Two years later, Alexis was seen as Bonnie in two episodes of the series “Joan of Arcadia” before she was cast to play her most notable television series role to date, as Kira Underlay in “Invasion”. From 2005 to 2006, Alexis was seen in 21 of 22 episodes of the series, also starring Eddie Cibrian, William Fichtner, and Kari Matchett; it had eight award nominations, including the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA – Saturn Award for Best Network Television Series.
In the following year, Alexis made an appearance as a Pretty Girl in an episode of the series “One Life to Live”, and her next role came in 2009, when she was cast to play Ashley in the comedy-drama series “Entourage”, which had 106 award nominations and won 14, including six Primetime Emmys. Alexis was seen in eight episodes of the series’ sixth season, and is her most recent television appearance.
Roles in movies
Her big-screen debut also marked her first lead role – Alexis starred opposite Jonathan Bennet and Ethan Cohn in the 2003 drama “Season of Youth”, which followed the story of Taylor, a prep student who begins desperately stalking a black classmate named Flint, hoping to prove his racist theory correct – according to him, all African-Americans are inferior and criminal. The movie won the Boston International Film Festival award and Palm Beach International Film Festival award.
Later that year, Alexis co-starred in “Bringing Rain” and “Rhinoceros Eyes”, and was also cast to play in the mystery crime-drama “Wonderland”, although her scenes were deleted.
Alexis followed with her role as Hannah Vogel in the 2004 TV movie “She’s Too Young”, starring opposite Mike Erwin. This drama follows the story of a sexually transmitted disease (STD) outbreak among high school students, and among the infected is young Hana, whose mother is wondering how this happened to her little girl. The movie caused many controversies, however, it was well-rated by the audience.
In the following year, Alexis was cast to play Melissa in “Strangers with Candy”, and later that year, she was seen as Emily in the comedy “Pizza”, which won the Film Independent Spirit Award. Also in 2005, she made an appearance in “The Great New Wonderful”, but her scenes were later deleted, however, 2005 wasn’t that bad for her, as she co-starred with Bill Murray, Sharon Stone and Jessica Lang in the mystery comedy-drama “Broken Flowers”, which had 14 award nominations and five wins, and followed in the same year with supporting roles in “Sex and Breakfast” and “Havoc”.
Alexis’ next movie role came in 2008, when she was cast to play Gemma in “Fool’s Gold”, starring Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson, an action comedy about a married couple who seek adventure, and about their estranged romance, which was nominated for the International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) Award for Best Original Score for a Comedy Film.
Alexis followed with roles in “Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist” (2008), “Tenderness” (2009), and “When in Rome” (2010). Two years later, she was seen as Emma in the mystery comedy “Wrong”, written and directed by Quentin Dupiex, which had seven award nominations.
Next, she played Ashley in the 2014 movie “My Sister”, before she was cast to play Julie in “Evol” in 2016. This family drama followed the story of a 17-year-old boy who leaves his hometown for psychiatric treatment in New York City, where he learns about life’s brutalities while also discovering the reality of love. The movie had 11 award nominations and won seven, including the mentioned award to Alexis.
In 2022, Alexis was seen as Scout Finch in the science-fiction romantic drama “Without Ward”, although she shot her scenes for this movie back in 2012.
Alexis has been completely absent from public life since 2017. Despite our efforts to learn more about her current life, there is no reliable information about what she’s doing now or whether she has retired from acting.
Love life, affairs, and husband
As mentioned, Alexis was the subject of various affairs and controversies concerning her private life. From 2000 to 2004, she was in an on-and-off relationship with American actor and model Michael Carmen Pitt. The two acted together in the music video for the song “What a Wonderful World” by Joey Ramone, in 2002.
After they separated, various rumors circulated on the internet and tabloids, some saying that Alexis was in a secret relationship with a married man, whose name stayed undisclosed.
Alexis’ ex-boyfriend, Jeffrey Francis Ausley, filed for a restraining order against her in 2014, after Alexis allegedly showed up at his house with a bag of her clothes and told him she was moving in, and allegedly threatened to harm both of them if Jeffrey ended their relationship. He was granted a restraining order and hasn’t seen Alexis since.
As of early 2023, it is assumed that Alexis is single, hasn’t been married, and doesn’t have children.
Age, height, and net worth
Alexis is 38 years old; she’s known for her piercing blue eyes and long, dark brown hair. Alexis is also known for her petite figure, stands at a height of 5ft 2ins (1.57m) weighing around 100lbs (45kgs), with vital statistics of 32-23-33.
During her acting career, Alexis had some notable roles, which brought her a decent amount of money. According to sources, as of January 2023, her net worth has been estimated at over $2 million.