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Also Known As: Alex Holden Died:
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Northfield, Minnesota, USA Profession: actor, retail sales clerk

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A slim, blonde actress who has sportingly played down her good looks for the sake of character in several projects, Alexandra Holden has been working steadily in film and television since the mid-1990s, but is probably best known for her 2000 recurring stint as Ross Geller's student-turned-girlfriend on the popular NBC sitcom "Friends". Hailing from Minnesota, Holden moved to Los Angeles shortly after her 18th birthday. After a year without an acting job, the young hopeful was ready to return home, but just before she headed out, she landed a recurring role on the NBC sitcom "Mr. Rhodes". While the series failed to live up to its hype and didn't finish out its first season, it proved a good jumping off point for the actress, who went on to land roles in the films "The Last Time I Committed Suicide" (1996, aired on Cinemax in lieu of wide theatrical release in 1997) and "In & Out" (1997). Playing the best pal of Breckin Meyer's California-bound small-town boy in "Dancer, Texas" and starring as a sexy scientist in the Aerosmith video "Hole In My Soul" raised her profile some in 1998, before she had a breakout role as the anorexic reigning beauty queen in the comedy feature "Drop Dead Gorgeous" (1999)....

A slim, blonde actress who has sportingly played down her good looks for the sake of character in several projects, Alexandra Holden has been working steadily in film and television since the mid-1990s, but is probably best known for her 2000 recurring stint as Ross Geller's student-turned-girlfriend on the popular NBC sitcom "Friends". Hailing from Minnesota, Holden moved to Los Angeles shortly after her 18th birthday. After a year without an acting job, the young hopeful was ready to return home, but just before she headed out, she landed a recurring role on the NBC sitcom "Mr. Rhodes". While the series failed to live up to its hype and didn't finish out its first season, it proved a good jumping off point for the actress, who went on to land roles in the films "The Last Time I Committed Suicide" (1996, aired on Cinemax in lieu of wide theatrical release in 1997) and "In & Out" (1997). Playing the best pal of Breckin Meyer's California-bound small-town boy in "Dancer, Texas" and starring as a sexy scientist in the Aerosmith video "Hole In My Soul" raised her profile some in 1998, before she had a breakout role as the anorexic reigning beauty queen in the comedy feature "Drop Dead Gorgeous" (1999). Set in her native Minnesota, the black comedy had some of its darkest and most riotously funny moments thanks to Holden, who pulled out all the stops in her portrayal of the emaciated and incapacitated perfect pageant princess.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Zoe Gone (2014)
2.
 Healing Hands (2010)
3.
 Post Grad (2009)
4.
 Dark Reel (2009)
5.
 Special (2006)
6.
8.
 Dead End (2004) Marion
9.
 How to Deal (2003) Scarlett
10.
 Hot Chick, The (2002) Lulu
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1995:
Left her small-town Minnesota home to give her acting career a shot in Los Angeles
1996:
Had a recurring role on the short-lived sitcom "Mr. Rhodes" (NBC)
1996:
Played Vicky in Beat biopic "The Last Time I Committed Suicide"; aired on Cinemax in 1997 in lieu of a theatrical release
1997:
Featured in the comedy "In & Out"
1998:
Played the best friend of Breckin Meyer's Keller in the small town-set independent "Dancer, Texas"
1998:
Had a role in the Aerosmith video "Hole in My Soul"
1999:
Played the anorexic reigning beauty queen in the teen pageant mockumentary "Drop Dead Gorgeous"
1999:
Had a cameo as a college co-ed in "EDtv"
2000:
Made guest appearance on the ABC drama "Once and Again"
2000:
Had a recurring guest role on "Friends" (NBC) as a student who has a relationship with Ross (David Schwimmer)
2001:
Co-starred as a exterminator's daughter who becomes a cheerleader in payment for procuring guns in the comedy "Sugar & Spice"
2001:
Acted on the Fox legal comedy "Ally McBeal"
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Co-starred in the horror feature "Wishcraft" (lensed 2000)
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Acted opposite James Coburn in the thriller "American Gun" (lensed 2001)
2003:
Cast as a supporting character in "How To Deal"
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Education

Northfield High School: Northfield , Minnesota -

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companion:
Michael Weston. Actor. Son of actor John Rubinstein.

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father:
Barry Holden.
mother:
Kristi Holden.

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