The American Actress Ali Larter
Ali Larter made her debut in the 1999 coming-of-age teen film Varsity Blues. She went on to star in the horror films House on Haunted Hill and Final Destination. She also had major supporting roles in Legally Blonde and A Lot Like Love, as well as the Bollywood movie Marigold and the 2009 thriller Obsessed.
Early Life and Education
Ali Larter began her modeling career at the age of 14 and skipped her senior year in high school to model in Australia, Italy and Japan. Her stunning beauty has earned her the attention of esteemed fashion designers and brands.
She made her film debut in 1999 with the coming-of-age dramedy Varsity Blues, which reunited her with Dawson’s Creek co-star James Van Der Beek and close friend Amy Smart. Roles in teen comedies Giving It Up and Drive Me Crazy and the horror remake House on Haunted Hill followed.
In 2006, she signed on to the NBC science fiction drama television series Heroes, created by Tim Kring. Her role as Niki Sanders, a woman with DID (dissociative identity disorder), showcased her acting talents. She also starred in the thriller Obsessed (2009) opposite Idris Elba and Beyonce Knowles.
In November 1996, Larter portrayed fictional model Allegra Coleman in an Esquire magazine hoax. Afterward, she took acting classes and moved to Los Angeles to pursue her career in show business.
She landed her first acting role in the 1997 television series Chicago Sons. She starred in several more television shows before landing her big break in the science fiction drama television series Heroes (2006), created by Tim Kring. She portrays Niki Sanders, a wife and mother with superhuman strength and alternate personalities.
Larter’s film debut came in 1999 with Varsity Blues, in which she co-starred with Dawson’s Creek heartthrob James Van der Beek as his football team’s alluring cheerleader. She went on to star in more films, including the teen horror movies Drive Me Crazy and House on Haunted Hill.
Achievement and Honors
Ali Larter’s versatile acting skills have earned her numerous awards nominations and accolades. She has a large following on social media and has collaborated with several charities. She is a proud American and has showcased her versatility through her diverse roles.
She began her career as a model, making appearances in various television shows. She made her film debut in Varsity Blues and later starred in the films House on Haunted Hill and Final Destination. She also acted in the comedy Legally Blonde and the Bollywood film Marigold.
In 2006, Larter landed a role on the NBC science fiction television series Heroes, which featured her characters Niki Sanders and Jessica Sanders. The show ran for six seasons and was highly praised by critics. Larter was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Teen Choice Award for her performance in the series.
Larter is a vegetarian and an animal rights activist. She owns two dogs, Jackpot and Ella. She has starred in numerous movies and television series, including Varsity Blues (1999), teen horror films House on Haunted Hill and Clear Rivers, Western American Outlaws (2001) and the comedy Legally Blonde with Reese Witherspoon.
Her role in the science fiction drama Heroes since September 2006 has led to more mainstream success. She has starred as Niki Sanders alongside Hayden Panettiere, Milo Ventimiglia and Leonard Roberts. Her portrayal of video game heroine Claire Redfield in the Resident Evil franchise has garnered her wider recognition, including appearing on the covers of several magazines and earning placements on lists compiled by Maxim, FHM and Stuff. In 2010, she portrayed Amelia Slater on the Fox series Pitch.
The American actress Ali Larter has a net worth of $15 million. She accumulated this wealth through her acting career. She has appeared in several movies including Final Destination, Legally Blonde, and House on Haunted Hill. She is also a model and has modeled for a number of brands.
Larter made her television debut in the Brooke Shields series Suddenly Susan and on the short-lived Chicago Sons. She has also been a guest star on several other TV shows.
In 2007 she starred as Claire Redfield in the popular video game-based film Resident Evil: Extinction. The film grossed over US$147 million worldwide. She reprised the role in Resident Evil: Afterlife in 2014. In addition to her acting, Larter is also a model and has modeled in numerous fashion campaigns. She has been on the cover of several magazines, including Cosmopolitan (France, Indonesia, Italy, and Australia), Glamour, Allure, Shape, Seventeen, and Self.