Annie Parisse Biography

Annie Parisse Biography
Annie Parisse, (born July 31, 1976 in Anchorage, Alaska), is an American television actress best known for playing assistant district attorney Alexandra Borgia on the television drama Law & Order, a role which she took on in 2005, when Elisabeth Röhm left the show.


Before taking the role, Annie Parisse guest-starred on shows such as Big Apple, Third Watch, Friends, and a 2002 appearance on Law & Order, playing a different character than the one she currently portrays. She is also the third character named Alexandra in a Law & Order series, after SVU's ADA Alexandra Cabot and CI's Alexandra Eames.

Annie Parisse grew up in Seattle, Washington has two brothers and attended Fordham University where she appeared in numerous productions including Medea and Antigione, both of which featured her as the lead.

Before joining Law & Order, Parisse joined the cast as Julia Lindsey Snyder on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns from 1998 to 2001 and returned for a few episodes in 2002. She was later nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for "Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series" in 2001. 

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