Alexandra Huntingdon Tydings is an award-winning American actress. The talented lady is not only an actress but also a writer, producer, director and an activist too. She is best known for her works in the television series like- Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warriors Princess. She is fluent in speaking English, Spanish and French as well. Alexandra is a married woman with two children.
Early life and Education
Alexander was born on 15th December 1972 in Washington D.C. She was born to father, Joseph Tydings, a former Maryland senator and mother, Terry Huntingdon, former Miss US. Her grandfather, Millard Tydings was a former Democratic US senator. She grew up along with her four sisters and a brother.
Alexandra did her schooling from Sidwell Friends School and graduated from Brown University with a degree in film and critical theory. Right from her childhood she competed in Irish dancing and performed with The Royal Ballet of London at the Kennedy Centre. She enjoyed research and collaboration process in acting rather than auditioning. Besides acting, Alexandra was also engaged in singing as well and was a bassist of band Annabelle Kickbox.
After graduation, she started her career in Hollywood industry. She firstly featured in Angst and Alice (an independent film). Later on, Alexander played the lead role in The Sunchaser opposite to Woody Harrelson in the direction of an Oscar winner, Michael Cimino. Alexandra also worked in various theater acts, television, films and worked six years in a series, Xena: Warrior Princess.
Moreover, in 2015, Alexandra wrote and directed a movie, The Trail of Hanna Porn, a multi-media history of the ongoing struggle for control over the female body. Later on, she also produced, wrote and directed Rainbow Bridge. She also wrote and directed Directing Reel. Tydings also appeared as a guest in many episodes of various shows like- The Wire and Party of Five and Sheena.
Alexandra won the Best Fringe Award at the Charm City Fringe Festival for the film, The Trail of Hanna Porn.
Alexandra was previously married to Adam Tomie, a producer and director and after some years they divorced.
Then Tydings tied the knot with Ben Luzzatto and had two children- Ruby Luzzatto and Emerson Luzzatto. Ben is an interdisciplinary artist living in Baltimore, Maryland. The couple dated for a long time before settling down. They are living a prosperous life. They are no rumors about her extramarital affairs and divorce.
The net worth of Alexandra Tydings has not been revealed to the public. But it might be in 6 digits. The family seems to have a high profile life.