About Alexandra Daddario
Alexandra Anna Daddario is an American actress. She is known for playing Annabeth Chase in the Percy Jackson film series, Blake Gaines in San Andreas, and Summer Quinn in Baywatch.
Daddario also starred in the films Texas Chainsaw 3D and Hall Pass, and has guest starred in television series such as White Collar, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, True Detective, New Girl and American Horror Story.
Daddario was born in New York City, the eldest child of Christina, a lawyer, and Richard Daddario, a prosecutor and former head of the New York City Police Department counter-terrorism unit under Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Her brother, Matthew Daddario, is also an actor, and she has a sister named Catharine. Her paternal grandfather was Emilio Q. Daddario, a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives for the state of Connecticut, from 1959 to 1971. She has Italian, Hungarian, English, Slovak and Irish ancestry.
Daddario was raised on Manhattan's Upper East Side. She attended Brearley School as well as the Professional Children's School. Daddario said she decided to be an actress at the age of eleven. She attended Marymount Manhattan College. She has studied the Meisner acting technique for years.