Who is Alexandra Krosney? Wiki Bio
Alexandra Benjamin Krosney was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 28 January 1988, so her zodiac sign is Aquarius and she holds American nationality. She is an actress who gained recognition after being cast to appear in the TV series “Last Man Standing”.
Early life and education
Alexandra was raised an only child in Los Angeles by her father Mike Krosney who is an artist, and her mother Vanessa Krosney who is teaching at a local high school.
She grew up watching movies and TV series with her mother, and appeared in her first school play at the age of eight. She was amongst the best two actresses at both elementary and high school, while she was also physically active playing lacrosse and running track – her grades are said to have been good as well. She was also very social, as she spent time with her friends and attended parties; upon matriculation, she decided not to enroll at college but to focus on her acting career.
Career as an actress
Alexandra launched her career as an actress in 2003 when she appeared in an episode of the TV series “Without a Trace”, portraying the younger version of Lianna Sardo while the series stars Anthony LaPaglia and Poppy Montgomery and follows an FBI division which handles missing people.
After her debut appearance, she was invited to guest star in many TV series, appeared in three episodes of the TV sitcom “Family Affair”, and then in an episode of “ER”. She was mostly praised for her performance in TV series such as “Grounded for Life”, “NCIS”, and “Numbers” among others.
She made her debut film appearance in 2006 in “Read it and Weep” and was then invited to guest star in several TV shows some of which are “Criminal Minds”, “Lost”, and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”.The year 2007 saw her star in two movies “The Last Day of Summer” and “Shredderman Rules”, while she portrayed the recurring role of Rhonda in the TV series “Surviving Suburbia” in 2009. In 2010, she made her debut voicing role in “Transformers: Prime”.
Alexandra became famous after portraying Kristin Baxter in the comedy TV series “Last Man Standing” in 2011 and 2012, which starred Tim Allen, Nancy Travis and Hector Elizondo, and follows a man who has three children and is living in a world ruled by women.
Alexandra played the lead role for the entire first season, then the directors decided to cast someone else to play Kristin. One of Alexandra’s most recent roles has been in the film “Barely Lethal”, which stars Jaime King and Samuel L. Jackson and follows a girl who fakes her death so that she could quit work and join a high school.
Controversy surrounding Alexandra’s role in “Last Man Standing”
The TV series “Last Man Standing” was very popular worldwide, with over nine million unique viewers, and Alexandra was praised for her portrayal of Kristin Baxter, however, she was not cast to portray her again in the show’s second season.
Many people still believe that the reason behind this is Alexandra not getting along with the series’ directors, or that they are not satisfied with her performance, however, it has been reported that the producers of the show believe that Alexandra’s character should be played by someone who is slightly older than her, thus choosing Amanda Fuller for the role. The only two people who were acting in the first season and who continued appearing in the show’s second season were Tim Allen and Nancy Travis.
Love life and relationships
Alexandra has been keeping details of her personal life to herself, but it’s known that she was once in a relationship with Kevin Cornish, an American film producer, writer and director. The two met in 2013 while working on a TV series together, and started dating about a month after being introduced by a mutual friend. They dated for over a year before splitting ways in 2014, but rumors have it that the two came back together in 2016 again for around a year.
During one of her interviews, Alexandra admitted that her celebrity crush is Jonathan Daniel Hamm who is an actor and who gained recognition after appearing in the TV series “Mad Men” while Alexandra isn’t sure whether or not she would actually date him.
Hobbies and other interests
Alexandra enjoys tasting various cuisines, with her favorite being Japanese, especially sushi, and she also enjoys tasting various beverages, while her favorite is coffee which she drinks every day. She likes to dress up for holidays such as Halloween, and has attended several cosplay events. She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Kevin Costner, Chris Rock and Angelina Jolie, while some of her favorite movies include “Field of Dreams”, “Mad Max”, and “Braveheart”. She is keen on listening to pop music with some of her favorite performers being Lady Gaga and Katy Perry.
Alexandra is a lover of animals and has a pet dog, while she has donated to animal shelters on several occasions. Her favorite animals are horses, while she also likes dolphins and iguanas.
She likes to read books in her spare time with her favorite writer being Herman Hesse while her favorite book is “Steppenwolf”.
Appearance and net worth
Alexandra is 32 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, and weighs around 117lbs (53kgs). As of March 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $1 million.