Alexandra Paige Holden (born April 30, 1977) is an American actress. Her credits include films such as Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999) and The Hot Chick (2002), and recurring roles on Friends, Ally McBeal, Friday Night Lights, Franklin & Bash, and Rizzoli & Isles

Alexandra Holden
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Alexandra Paige Holden

(1977-04-30) April 30, 1977 (age 42)
Years active1996–present

Life and careerEdit

Holden was born April 30, 1977 in Northfield, Dakota County, Minnesota,[1] daughter of Barry Holden and wife Kristi.[2] Holden is of Scandinavian descent.[3]

She made her feature film debut in the 1997 drama The Last Time I Committed Suicide. Subsequent film roles include: In & Out (1997), Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999), Sugar & Spice (2001), The Hot Chick (2002), and In a World... (2013). She also starred in the horror films Wishcraft (2002), Dead End, (2003), Dark Reel (2008), and Lovely Molly (2012).

On television, Holden appeared in several episodes of Friends as Ross's girlfriend, Elizabeth Stevens (2000), and has had recurring roles on Ally McBeal (2001), Friday Night Lights (2007), Franklin & Bash (2011), and Rizzoli & Isles (2012–14). Other TV credits include: Six Feet Under, Tru Calling, Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, Cold Case, The Mentalist, Covert Affairs, Bones, NCIS, and CSI. She also appeared in the critically acclaimed miniseries Uprising (2001).

In 1997, Holden appeared in Aerosmith's "Hole in My Soul" music video.

She was married on December 10, 1997 to Johnny Strong, but they have since divorced.



Year Title Role Notes
1997 The Last Time I Committed Suicide Vicky
1997 In & Out Meredith
1998 Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 Vivian
1999 Guinevere Angelic Girl
1999 EDtv College Girl
1999 Drop Dead Gorgeous Mary Johanson
2001 Sugar & Spice Fern Rogers
2001 Uprising Frania Beatus TV film
2002 Wishcraft Samantha Warren
2002 American Gun Mia
2002 Four Reasons Nurse
2002 The Hot Chick Lulu
2003 Dead End Marion Harrington
2003 Moving Alan Dee Dee
2003 How to Deal Scarlett Smith
2003 Purgatory Flats Sunny Burkhardt
2005 Everything's Gone Green Rosemary Short film
2005 Window Theory Kate
2005 Everything You Want Jessica Lindstrom TV film
2006 Special Maggie
2006 Wasted Amber
2006 A Trick of the Mind Jennifer TV film
2006 A Dead Calling Rachel Beckwith
2007 All the Days Before Tomorrow Alison
2008 The Frequency of Claire Claire
2008 Dark Reel Scarlett May
2009 Post Grad Cute Funky Girl
2010 Healing Hands Natasha Waverly TV film
2011 Lovely Molly Hannah[4]
2011 Let Go Kelly
2013 In a World... Jamie
2014 Zoe Gone Alicia Lynne
2014 Loaded April
2015 Always Watching: A Marble Hornets Story Rose


Year Title Role Notes
1996–1997 Mr. Rhodes Dani Swanson 3 episodes
1997 Cracker Debbie 2 episodes
2000 Once and Again Cassidy 2 episodes
2000 Friends Elizabeth Stevens 6 episodes
2001 Ally McBeal Jane Wilco 3 episodes
2002 Six Feet Under Rebecca Leah Milford Episode: "In the Game"
2004 Tru Calling Jackie Connors Episode: "Drop Dead Gorgeous"
2006 Grey's Anatomy Jaime Carr Episode: "Where the Boys Are"
2007 Friday Night Lights Suzy 5 episodes
2008 CSI: Miami Carla Hoyle Episode: "Gone Baby Gone"
2008 Private Practice Laura Larson Episode: "Serving Two Masters"
2009 Cold Case Caroline Kemp Episode: "Libertyville"
2009 Royal Pains Zoe Hill Episode: "Wonderland"
2010 The Mentalist Crystal Hargrove Episode: "Blood in, Blood Out"
2011 Franklin & Bash Debbie Wilcox 5 episodes
2011 Friends with Benefits Dakota Episode: "Pilot"
2011 Man Up! Rebecca Episode: "High Road is the Guy Road"
2011 Covert Affairs Grace Langford Episode: "Horse to Water"
2012–2016 Rizzoli & Isles Lydia Sparks Recurring role
2012 Bones Margot Sandoval Episode: "The Partners in the Divorce"
2012 NCIS Brooke Fenton Episode: "Shell Shock (Part II)"
2013 The Mob Doctor Bethany Maslan Episode: "Resurrection"
2013 Vegas Dawn Fields Episode: "From This Day Forward"
2013 Drop Dead Diva Becca Holt Episode: "One Shot"
2014 CSI Mary Haymond Episode: "Dead Rails"
2014 NCIS: Los Angeles Elise Elena Jaeger Episode: "War Cries"


  1. ^ "Alexandra Holden". Rotten Tomatoes. Archived from the original on December 29, 2018. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  2. ^ Alexandra Holden Biography, Film Reference
  3. ^ A Personal ‘Uprising’ BY AA No. Published on Dec 6, 2001.
  4. ^ Creepy, Uncle (2012-05-08). "Disturbing and Not Safe For Work Clip from Lovely Molly". Retrieved 2012-09-11.

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