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Ali Larter Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Feb 28, 1976
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

Once she decided to become an actress, Ali Larter (born February 28th, 1976) swiftly became caught up in the late '90s surge of teen-oriented entertainment. A native of Cherry Hill, NJ, Larter began modeling at age 13. After seven years as a cover girl and a globe-trotting Ford model, she opted to move to Los Angeles to set her sights on acting, and soon landed guest star roles on several TV series, including a two-episode stint on the WB's hit teen drama [[Feature~V160210~Dawson's Creek~dawsonscreek[tvseries]]] in 1998. Quickly making the jump to movies, Larter co-starred in the high school gridiron hit [[Feature~V174353~Varsity Blues~varsityblues]] (1999) as an alluring, ambitious cheerleader with eyes for [[Feature~V160210~Dawson's Creek~dawsonscreek[tvseries]]] heartthrob James Van der Beek's quarterback. Though her next two movies, [[Feature~V180982~Drive Me Crazy~drivemecrazy]] (1999) and The House on Haunted Hill (1999), were not as successful, Larter's status as an up-and-coming young movie actress was enhanced by the sleeper success of teen horror film [[Feature~V184311~Final Destination~finaldestination]] (2000), in which she sported a brunette hair color to suit her artist character's gothic leanings. The following summer, Larter could be seen -- this time playing characters closer to her own age -- in two more high-profile releases for the PG-13 set: first as Reese Witherspoon's possibly-homicidal sorority sister in the comedy Legally Blonde (2001); and later, as the main squeeze of [[Performer~P22766~Colin Farrell~colinfarrell]], one of the titular train robbers in American Outlaws . The next several years brought much more of the same for Larter, as she signed for supporting roles in mostly buttered popcorn pictures and Hollywood programmers - such as the supernatural thriller follow-up Final Destination 2 (2003) and the Ashton Kutcher/Amanda Peet romantic comedy A Lot Like Love (2006) - but her career took an interesting twist in 2006. That year, Larter switched venues, signing for her first major television role: that of Niki Sanders, a single mom suddenly dumbstruck by the discovery of her violent, uber-strong alter ego, on the superhero-themed serial drama Heroes. In 2007, Larter tackled two major roles, very different from one another: that of Marigold Lexton, a young actress who stumbles into the cast of a Bollywood musical, in the quirky comedy-drama Marigold, and that of Alice, a resilient fighter who helps save the world from a zombifying virus, in the effects-heavy video game adaptation Resident Evil: Extinction. Larter played a dangerous femme fatle in Obsessed (2009), and starred in Resident Evil: Afterlife in 2010. ~ Lucia Bozzola, Rovi

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