Brief moments can lead to good things. Busy as a bee Vancouver born Reese Alexander Is carving quite a niche on both the big screen and television. Hot on the heels of mega blockbuster 50 Shades of Grey it looks like the skies the limit for this ascending star.
Not all actors make it on (or to) the big screen. Many a talent hone their craft by getting their feet wet performing on local theatre productions in front of live audiences. Others find work acting in television commercials. Good looks have landed our subject various local ads for Mark’s Work Warehouse as well as national spots for Budweiser, the king of beers, Canada’s courier giant Purolator and broadcasting titan Comcast. Now Universal has cast this bass-tongued wonder boy in the spicy erotic treat 50 Shades of Grey. No doubt females the world over will notice their temperatures rising when they get a look at this elevator confined hunk.
Educated back east and with a load of impressive acting school courses and workshops galore behind him and it’s not hard to see how this man has matured both in front of and behind the camera. And why not? Most smart actors know it’s important to appreciate the technical side of television and filmmaking. Even better is it if an actor can learn aspects of other trades designed to make them look good. Our Reese has done just that and, in the process, has clearly bettered himself.
Big and small roles have come Reese’s way. Among television series to have benefitted from his presence are the trending Supernatural 6, V, Stargate Atlantis and The L Word as well as Canada’s own DaVinci’s City Hall, the rebooted Bionic Woman and Smallville. Big screen appearances include the quirky Horns opposite Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe, The Interview, Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 3, The Day the Earth Stood Still and Tooth Fairy.
Add to this growing resume a certain athletic prowess being proficient in ice hockey, skating, swim, swimming and martial arts along with the ability to play a wicked guitar and liven things up on drums and it’s no wonder this is one Canadian who loves to play hard and be heard and seen in a variety of different venues/milieus – all to the public’s delight.