Alexandra Estella Meneses was born February 12th 1965. Initially modeling for Playboy during her teenage years and eventually transitioning into acting.
First recognized for her performance on Showtime’s television series Sherman Oaks, she quickly went on to appear in other series such as Suddenly Susan, The Hughleys, Any Day Now, CSI Crime Scene Investigation, NCIS and Psych.
Early Life and Education
Alexandra Estella DeAnna Meneses is a well-renowned actress with an impressive resume that spans decades. Known for her fiery bombshell characters and charitable commitment, she was born under Aquarius zodiac sign which is associated with creative energy and rebellious streak.
Start modeling in her late teens before transitioning into acting later. Starting off small roles on television series and slowly building her resume.
She is best-known for playing Stefania Fogagnolo on Everybody Loves Raymond and Teresa Morales on Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman on CBS Western drama series Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman. Additionally, she has appeared in Friends as well as films such as Selena Ripped Amanda and Alien Boyle Heights and Viva Rock Vegas where she made recurring guest appearances.
Alex Meneses is an award-winning actress. She has appeared in various television series and movies such as Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman, Everybody Loves Raymond, Friends, Jane the Virgin Telenovela and The Goldbergs; furthermore she founded OOLaLa Productions/LADDS Entertainment as its president/founder.
She graduated from Chicago’s Mother McCauley Liberal Arts High School and established an endowed scholarship fund for young women. Additionally, she is well-known as a generous philanthropist, contributing to various charitable causes and supporting them as she sees fit.
She was born February 12th 1965 in Chicago, United States to Luis Manuel Meneses of Ukrainian heritage and Miroslawa “Marilyn” Tarandy from Mexico. She has two elder and one younger brothers.
Achievement and Honors
This 58-year-old actress has been an industry staple for more than three decades due to her devotion to her craft and commitment to giving back. Through philanthropy and charity efforts, she has earned respect amongst peers.
She has appeared on various television series, such as Everybody Loves Raymond, 10-8: Officers on Duty and Suddenly Susan; however, her breakout performance as Stefania Fogagnolo in Friends was met with immense critical praise and brought her into mainstream consideration.
Meneses has made notable voice acting appearances in The Spectacular Spider-Man cartoon series and other animated shows, but she has ventured outside acting into real estate property investment and family time, volunteering for charity organizations like Best Friends Animal Society and Much Love Animal Rescue. She is also an animal advocate – supporting both organizations as an avid supporter.
Meneses has made her mark in the entertainment industry through hard work and determination, garnering her great success over decades of hard work. Over her career she has starred in multiple TV series and films.
She first rose to fame with her portrayal of Teresa Morales on Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman before making waves as Cookie Tribiani on Friends. Additionally she had roles on The Hughleys and Martial Law that gave audiences more exposure.
Alex is also engaged in charitable work and works to advance social causes. Additionally, she maintains an impressive social media presence by sharing projects and words of encouragement with fans – serving as an incredible source of motivation for many people. Born February 12 in Chicago Illinois she currently stands 58 years old.
Meneses has made her mark both within the industry and within her community as an accomplished actress, winning critical acclaim and numerous awards throughout her career. Additionally, she contributes her time and talent to charitable organizations while making an impressionful mark both professionally and in terms of community involvement.
Meneses studied acting during her summer vacations at Chicago’s Second City Improvisational Theatre before signing a modeling contract in Milan, Italy. A graduate of Mother McAuley High School, Meneses also attended Lee Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles for further instruction.
Notable roles she has held include Elena on Showtime’s Sherman Oaks and Teresa Morales from Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman as well as Isabela Santamaria on Telenovela for which she received multiple ALMA and Imagen nominations, most recently with Hail Mary which earned a nomination from both organizations.