Alexandra Breckenridge Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & More)

Actress Alexandra Hetherington Breckenridge is from the United States. She debuted in the adolescent comedies Big Fat Liar (2002) and She’s the Man in supporting parts (2006). Later, she portrayed journalist Willa McPherson in the FX series Dirt, and she had a supporting part in the brief-lived series The Ex List.

In the first season of FX’s American Horror Story, she portrayed a young Moira O’Hara, and in the third season, she played Kaylee. Alexandra portrayed Sophie in the NBC drama This Is Us and Jessie Anderson in the AMC series The Walking Dead. She does a variety of voices for the animated comedy series Family Guy. She has played Melinda “Mel” Monroe in the Netflix series Virgin River starting in 2019.

Alexandra Breckenridge Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & More)

Personal Details

Full Name Alexandra Hetherington Breckenridge
Nick Name Alex
Date of Birth May 15, 1982
Age 41 years as of May 2023
Birth Place Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Residence Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Occupations Actress
College/ University Not Known
Education Qualification Graduate
Net Worth $2 Million USD as of 2023
Marital Status Married
  •  TV Show: Dawson’s Creek (2000)
  • Film: Orange County (2002)

Physical Appearance

Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Blonde
Figure 36-26-37
Height 5’6” Feet
Weight 57 kg
Dress Size 6 (US)
Shoe Size 9 (US)

Personal Life (Family, Friends, Boyfriends, Children)

Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Sibling Not Known
Boyfriends/ Affairs
  • Bryten Goss (2004-2006)
  • Evan Peters (2007-2010)
  • Seth MacFarlane (2011)
Husband  ​ ​Casey Hooper ​(married in 2015- present)
  • Son: Jack Breckenridge Hooper
  • Daughter: Billie Breckenridge Hooper

Alexandra Breckenridge Early Life

Bridgeport, Connecticut, is where Alexandra Hetherington Breckenridge was born. Up until the age of 10, she resided in the nearby town of Darien. At that point, she and her mother moved to California, where they spent a year moving around before settling in Mill Valley. At the age of 13, Breckenridge developed an interest in singing, acting, and photography. She returned to Los Angeles with her mother when she was 15 to further her acting career.

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Alexandra Breckenridge Career

Breckenridge played Shelly Weaver in Freaks and Geeks in 2000. Along with these shows, she appeared as a guest star on Charmed, Medium, Psych, Undeclared, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Dawson’s Creek, and JAG. Breckenridge additionally appeared in three episodes of Opposite Sex as Francise in a guest role. She played Jason Shepherd’s older sister Janie in the 2002 film Big Fat Liar, which starred Frankie Muniz.

Breckenridge has performed in a number of animated television series episodes, including Family Guy. She said the following in an interview with FHM: “I tried out for a guest voice role when I first applied to Family Guy. I don’t know why, but Seth MacFarlane, the character’s creator, really enjoys the sound of my voice. Never will I comprehend that.

They just called me back frequently to do different things because he liked me.” In the series, Breckenridge frequently impersonates famous people like Sarah Jessica Parker and Renee Zellweger. She also played characters in the web series Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy by MacFarlane. Additionally, Breckenridge made a guest appearance in the MacFarlane-produced American Dad! episode “With Friends Like Steve’s.”

Breckenridge played Monique in the movie She’s the Man in 2006. She has also appeared in a few shows that were later cancelled, including the FX drama series Dirt from 2007 to 2008, where she played the young up-and-coming writer Willa McPherson. Breckenridge co-starred with Blair Underwood in the independent movie The Bridge to Nowhere in 2009. She appeared in the movie Ticket Out in 2012.

Breckenridge played Katerina Pelham in season four of HBO’s True Blood and played young Moira O’Hara, a ghostly maid trapped in the home where she worked, in season one of FX’s American Horror Story. She also appeared in two episodes of season three of the television show Coven as Kaylee, a young witch who is particularly skilled at pyrokinesis.

Breckenridge played Jessie Anderson in seasons five and six of the AMC post-apocalyptic horror series The Walking Dead from 2015 to 2016. Jessie Anderson is a character from the comic book series of the same name. She co-starred in the 2015 psychological suspense film Dark, which was directed by Nick Basile and produced by Joe Dante.

In the first season of the NBC drama series This Is Us in 2017, Breckenridge played Sophie, Kate’s childhood friend and Kevin’s ex-wife, in a recurring role. She was given the opportunity to become a series regular for the second season, and she later made appearances in two episodes of the third season, one episode of the fourth season, one episode of the fifth season, and the final episode of the sixth season.

In the Netflix series Virgin River, Breckenridge has played the lead role of Melinda “Mel” Monroe, a nurse-midwife who relocates to a small northern California town as a result of a personal tragedy, since 2019. In September 2021, Netflix ordered a fourth and fifth season of the show.


Alexandra Breckenridge Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & More)


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