July 16, 1991
30 years old
5 ft 6 in | 167.5 cm tall
34-23-33 in |86-58-84 cm
56 kg | 123.5 pounds
7.5 US | 38 EU
Alexandra Ruth Shipp was born in Phoenix, Arizona, United States, on July 16, 1991, is an American actress.
Young Alexandra Shipp was scouted by a talent manager, at the age of 14.
She made her big screen debut in live-action computer animated musical family comedy film Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009) in role as Valentina.
She got her television debut in ABC teen family drama series Switched at Birth (2011) in episode "Dance Amongst Daggers", in role as Ashley.
Her breakthrough performance came as Ororo Munroe / Storm in superhero movie X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), for which she was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Breakout Star.
She played Ororo Munroe / Storm in the X-Men franchise:
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Dark Phoenix (2019)
She portrayed Aaliyah Haughton in Lifetime biographical television film Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B (2014), also sang in some of scenes.
Straight Outta Compton (2014) biographical drama opposite O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell
Tragedy Girls (2017) comedy horror with Brianna Hildebrand, Josh Hutcherson and Craig Robinson
Spinning Man (2018) thriller opposite Guy Pearce, Pierce Brosnan and Minnie Driver
Love, Simon (2018) romantic comedy drama with Nick Robinson, Josh Duhamel and Jennifer Garner
Dude (2018) coming-of-age comedy drama opposite Lucy Hale, Kathryn Prescott and Awkwafina
Deadpool 2 (2018) superhero in role as Ororo Munroe / Storm (Uncredited cameo)
A Dog's Way Home (2019) family adventure with Bryce Dallas Howard, Ashley Judd and Edward James Olmos
Shaft (2019) action comedy opposite Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie T. Usher and Richard Roundtree
Jexi (2019) romantic comedy with Adam DeVine, Michael Peña and Rose Byrne
All the Bright Places (2020) teen romantic drama opposite Elle Fanning, Justice Smith and Kelli O'Hara
Endless (2020) fantasy romantic drama with Famke Janssen and Nicholas Hamilton
Father of the Bride, Part 3(ish) (2020) short family opposite Diane Keaton, Kieran Culkin and Steve Martin
tick, tick...Boom! (2021) musical drama in role as Susan, with Vanessa Hudgens, Bradley Whitford and Andrew Garfield
Silk Road (2021) crime thriller in role as Julia, opposite Nick Robinson, Jennifer Yun and Jimmi Simpson
Kung Fury 2 (2022) martial arts comedy in role as Rey Porter, opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger and Michael Fassbender
She played KT Rush in Nickelodeon mystery television series House of Anubis (2013) in 41 episodes, also in special episode "Touchstone of Ra".
She portrayed Dani Raymond in television film Drumline: A New Beat (2014).
Days of Our Lives (2014) NBC soap opera in role as Mary Beth, in 3 episodes
Attended the Squaw Peak Elementary School and St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.
Has two brothers: James and Jordan and a stepsister, Kasia.
Has African-American, English, Scottish and Irish ancestry.
She is also a songwriter, pianist and a guitar player.
She voiced Ava in video game Telling Lies (2019).
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She dated actor James McAvoy (2016).