Alex Essoe (born March 1992) is a highly skilled Canadian actress, model, and writer who has established herself in the Hollywood film industry. She has garnered recognition for her notable contributions to American horror films, showcasing her talent and versatility.
She has gained popularity for her appearances in various American horror movies, such as “Starry Eyes,” “Midnighters,” “Doctor Sleep,” and “The Pope Exorcist.” Her performances in these films have captivated audiences and showcased her versatility as an actress
Alex was born and raised in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, before moving to Toronto at 12 with her family. Her upbringing was greatly influenced by her mother, Dawn Essoe, a performer on stage, and her father, Csaba Essoe, who had immigrated to the United States from Saudi.
Growing up in Toronto, Alex developed a strong passion for the performing arts. She watched her mother’s performances on stage, which inspired her to pursue an acting career. During her high school years, Alex actively participated in her school’s drama program and attended a tutorial for acting.
At a young age, Alex also ventured into modeling. She started her modeling career but soon realized she had a great passion for acting. With a desire to enhance her skills, she enrolled in an acting school in Vancouver, British Columbia. The experience and training she received there further fueled her passion for acting.
Determined to pursue her dreams, Alex continued her education in California, attending another acting school where she began auditioning for film roles. This move allowed her to immerse herself in the vibrant entertainment industry of California and gain valuable knowledge and experiences.
Starting her career as a fashion model, Alex gained recognition in the entertainment industry and swiftly shifted her focus toward acting. She began auditioning for various roles, initially landing minor parts before securing a prominent role in the 2014 horror film Starry Eyes.
Her acting journey expanded to include television series as well. Alex appeared in the TV show Reaper and was featured in several short films. In 2017, she took on a leading role in the American horror film Midnighters.
Continuing her success, Alex collaborated with Mike Flanagan in 2019 for the horror film Doctor Sleep, where she portrayed the character Wendy Torrance. In 2021, she was cast in The Haunting of Bly Manor.
Alex further showcased her talent in Midnight Mass and recently secured a role in the 2023 American horror film, The Pope Exorcist.
- Midnight Mass (TV Series)
- The Haunting of Bly Manor (TV Mini-Series)
- Death of Me
- The Edge of Sleep (TV Series)
- Doctor Sleep
- The Attache (Short)
- The Drone
- Persephone: Pictures at the End of the World
- Red Island
- The Maestro
- Your Filthy Heart (Short)
- Sisters (Short)
- The Super
- The Blessed Ones
- The Home (Short)
- Beyond the Gates VHS Board Game Commercial (Short)
- The Test (Short)
- The Neighbor
- Dark Intentions
- Tales of Halloween
- Across Time I Cry (Short)
- Starry Eyes
- CUUSHE: Lost My Way (Video short)
- Matt Faze: Keep Yourself Alive (Video short)
- House of Lies (TV Series)
- Dancing with Shadows
- Boy Toy (Video)
- Life Happens
- Passion Play
- Crash (TV Series)
- Free to Go (Short)
- GHB (Short)
- F*ckdrive (Video short)
- Reaper (TV Series)
- Surviving Crooked Lake
Alex is believed to be currently single and not engaged in any romantic relationships. No indications or reports suggest she is currently involved with anyone in a romantic capacity. However, it is worth noting that Alex was reportedly linked to Nick Simmons in a romantic context in the past, indicating that they may have been in a relationship at some point.
- Instagram @alexessoe
Alex is an influential figure in the entertainment space with an estimated net worth of approximately US$5 million.