Torresani at the Big Apple Convention in Manhattan, October 17, 2009
Born Alessandra Olivia Toreson
May 29, 1987 (age 25)
Palo Alto, California, U.S.
Other names Alessandra Toreson
Years active 1996–present
Alessandra Torresani (born Alessandra Olivia Toreson May 29, 1987) is an American actress. She is best known for the portrayal of Zoe Graystone in the science fiction television series Caprica. Prior to 2007, she was credited as Alessandra Toreson.
Alessandra Torresani was born Alessandra Olivia Toreson on May 29, 1987 in Palo Alto, California, the daughter of Italian immigrants. Her mother, Marcia Glow, was a CEO while her father ran startup tech companies.
She began studying dancing and singing when she was two years old. At the age of 8, she landed a job doing interviews between cartoons on The WB Television Network. She has a black belt in taekwondo.
Torresani’s television debut was at age nine when she hosted the “Kids’ WB Club” for San Francisco’s KBWB (Channel 20). She co-starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Going to the Mat. Her other television credits include guest appearances on Even Stevens, JAG, ER, The War at Home, Malcolm In The Middle, Arrested Development, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation among others. In May 2008, Torresani was cast as Zoe Graystone in Syfy’s Caprica, a prequel spin-off of Battlestar Galactica, which debuted in January 2010. In 2009 she was cast to play Lita Ford in the biopic The Runaways about the all-girl punk band of the same name. However, the role was later given to Scout Taylor-Compton.
Torresani was featured as a Girl of Maxim in 2010.
She is currently starring in the comedy web series Husbands, which aired September 13, 2011, on the official website HusbandsTheSeries.com.
- Beverly Hills: Alessandra Torresani @ “Husbands” Season Two Premiere (moejackson.com)
- Playback (2012): America’s Home Videos Gone Wrong (mikesfilmtalk.com)
- Hollywood Stars Drop in on Male Newylweds in ‘Husbands’ (tubefilter.com)
- Gay Newlywed Comedy ‘Husbands’ Returns Next Week (ontopmag.com)
- Look Of The Day: Alessandra Ambrosio (fashnaddict.wordpress.com)
- Model of the Week: Alessandra Ambrosio (bellasugar.com)
- Pencil This In: Broadway Showtunes, Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction and a Mariachi J.A.M. Session (laist.com)
- Liv Tyler – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia- Photos – Images – Biography (netflowers.wordpress.com)
- Alessandra Ambrosio: Hottest Petco Customer…EVER!! (moejackson.com)
- Alessandra Ambrosio, Gwen Stefani and Kelly Ripa: 19 Muscular Mothers (GALLERY) (celebuzz.com)