Alexandra Anna Daddario (New York, 16 of March, 1986) is a US actress, best known for playing Annabeth Chase in Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief and its sequel, Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters, Heather Miller in Texas Chainsaw 3D and Summer Quinn in Baywatch. She also makes an appearance in the Imagine Dragons video of the song Radioactive. In addition, she had a leading role in San Andreas, Apocalyptic film about a mega earthquake in the fault of the same name, along with Dwayne Johnson.
Daddario grew up in the Upper East Side of New York City. Her parents are lawyers and she has two younger brothers, actor Matthew and Catharine Daddario. She is of Italian, Hungarian, British, Czechoslovak and Irish descent.
Since childhood, Alexandra wanted to be an actress but her first job as such was at the age of fifteen when she played the character of Laurie Lewis in the American television series All My Children. Daddario's character remained for 43 episodes, between early 2002 and mid 2003. While doing this work, Alexandra attended a traditional New York high school. After finishing her work in All My Children, Daddario did odd jobs in other television series such as The Sopranos, Damages, Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Nurse Jackie, among other.
She has also worked on films such as The Squid and the Whale, The Hottest State, The Attic and The Babysitters.
But the role for which she is best known is that of Annabeth Chase, the female lead in the film Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, based on the first novel in the series Percy Jackson & the Olympians, The Lightning Thief of American writer Rick Riordan. The film was released in 2010 and had great commercial success.
She also played Kate Moreau in the television series White Collar. She also appeared in the 2011 movie Hall Pass as Paige, the nanny for the children of the protagonists.
In 2013 she was the star of the slasher movie Texas Chainsaw 3D. The argument is that of a young woman who travels to Texas, along with her friends, to collect an inheritance. What she does not know is that an encounter with a madman armed with a chainsaw is part of the reward. It premiered in January 2013. That same year, she re-impersonated Annabeth Chase in the sequel to Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters, based on the novel The Sea of Monsters, the second Book of the saga created by Rick Riordan.
She is the star of the video of the song "Radioactive", by the indie rock band Imagine Dragons. As well as the video of the song "Wait" of the band Maroon.