Alexia Barlier is a French and New-Zealander actress born and raised in Paris. She grew up with French and Anglo Saxon culture, her New-Zealander ballet dancer mother and her French Art Dealer father speaking both languages at home. She started theater at school when she was 14 and landed her first part at 18 in the feature film 24h in the Life of a Woman, alongside Michel Serrault and Bérénice Béjo. Since then, she has worked on numerous feature films, plays, TV movies and had leading roles in TV shows. In France she is best known for playing Magda, Daniel Auteuil's mistress in Conversations with my Gardener, directed by Jean Becker ; for being the lead of the Canal+ action TV series Kali ; and playing Eva Blum, the female investigating cop in the very popular TV show Falco (TF1) for four seasons. 2015 has been a very busy year for Alexia. After filming the French comedy Tout Schuss opposite José Garcia (Now You See Me), she joined the cast of Michael Bay's latest project for Paramount Pictures as lead actress. In 13 Hours, Alexia plays Sona Jilliani, a smart and brave CIA case officer, alongside John Krasinski and James Badge Dale. Shortly after wrapping on 13 Hours, she shot the TV movie Imposture for the French network France 2. This ambitious project in the vein of Gone Girl and The Talented Mr Ripley offered her her first part as a villain.
Name: Alexia Barlier
Known for: 13 Hours