Posted By: Ejaz Abbasi | January 30, 2019
Ali Larter is a famous American actress, and she is well recognized and best known for her portrayal of fictional model Allegra Coleman in the year 1996. She performed several guest roles in television series in the 1990s. After that, she appeared in movies, and her debut film was Varsity Blues that released in the year 1999. Then she appeared in a series of horror movies including “House on Haunted Hill” in the year 1999, “Final Destination” in the year 2000 and “Final Destination 2” in the year 2003.
In the latter two, she performed the role of Clear Rivers, and this role earned her the title as a scream queen. After that, she appeared in some comedies as supporting roles such as “Legally Blonde” in the year 2001 and “A Lot Like Love” in, the year 2005. She also performed in a Bollywood movie named “Marigold” as a lead role in the year 2007. Her another hit appeared on screens in 2009 named “Obsessed.”
This was a thriller. She then appeared in the NBC science fiction drama named “Heroes” (2006-2010) and played the dual role of Niki Sanders and Tracy Strauss. Another reason of her fame is her portrayal of video game heroine Claire Redfield in Resident Evil: Extinction in the year 2007, Resident Evil: Afterlife in the year 2010 and Resident Evil: The Final Chapter in the year 2016. Apart from her acting skills, she is also much interested in cooking, and she launched her own cookbook titled “Kitchen Revelry: A Year of Festive from My Home to Yours” in September 2013. This article will provide you with a lot of information about this multi-talented lady. If you are a fan of her, then sit back and read this article to know everything about her.
Ali Larter Childhood and Early Life:
Ali Larter was born on 28th February 1976 AD in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA. Her father’s name is Danforth Larter, and her mother’s name is Margaret Larter. Danforth is a trucking executive, and Margaret is a realtor by profession.
As far as her education is concerned, she took admission in Carusi Middle School for her early education. Later she attended Cherry Hill High School West and took the degree of graduation. At the same time, she also worked as a model, and she did not finish her senior year of the high school due to her modeling career. Until she turned 18, her mother accompanied her everywhere. After that, her parents shifted to Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Ali Larter Modeling Career:
Ali Larter started her modeling career at the age of 14. Once she walking in a street when a modeling scout spotted her and offered her to star in a Phillies commercial. This first step followed by the modeling contract with the prestigious Ford Modeling Agency in New York. After that, she became a regular model, and she had to skip her senior year to model in Japan, Italy, and Australia. Even she stayed in Japan for a few months due to her modeling career.
Larter met her fellow model named Amy Smart during her modeling tour in Italy, and the two became close friends. When she was on another modeling tour in Los Angeles, she decided to take acting classes along with her friend Amy Smart and they moved to an apartment. After that, she portrayed the fictional model Allegra Coleman in an Esquire magazine hoax. Nowadays, she signed a modeling deal with IMG Models.
Ali Larter Acting Career:
Ali Larter started her acting career in the year 1997 with her appearances in several television series including an episode of the Brooke Shields television series named “Suddenly Susan,” “Chicago Sons,” “Dawson’s Creek,” “Just Shoot Me” and “Chicago Hope.” Two years later in the year 1999, she performed in her debut movie named “Varsity Blues.”
In this movie, she reunited with her Dawson’s Creek co-star James Van Der Beek and her longtime close friend Amy Smart. This movie was a big hit with an income of $53 million. In the same year, she appeared in a supporting role in teen comedies including “Drive Me Crazy” and “Giving It Up.” After that, she shifted to another genre that is horror and appeared in a horror movie named “House on Haunted Hill” in the year 1999.
This horror was panned by the critics and even it earned more than $40 million overall. After that, she appeared in another horror movie named “Final Destination” in the year 2000. She played the role of Clear Rivers in the movie, and this movie made a business of $112 million by the end of its theatrical run. The following year, she appeared in her breakthrough, the comedy “Legally Blonde” and she worked against Reese Witherspoon. In this movie, she portrayed the character of Brooke Taylor Windham who is a widow and accused of her husband’s murder. This movie earned $141 million worldwide with $96 million domestically. This movie is Larter’s highest grossing film domestically.
Then Larter appeared in the western comedy “American Outlaws. She also performed in “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.” After that, she reprised her role as Clear Rivers in the movie “Final Destination 2”. This movie made a business of $90 million worldwide. In the year 2005, she co-produced and starred in a thriller movie named “Three Way.” In the same year, she also performed in another thriller named “Confess.” Again in 2005, she performed in a romantic comedy named “A Lot Like Love.”
Her next project was the NBC science fiction drama named “Heroes.” After that, she performed in a Bollywood movie named “Marigold” along with Salman Khan in the year 2007. In the same year, she appeared in “Resident Evil: Extinction” as Claire Redfield. Next, she performed in Homo Erectus along with her future husband Hayes MacArthur and a biographical drama named “Crazy.” Her next movie was “Obsessed” that released in 2009 and was a big hit. Her next works include “Resident Evil: Afterlife” (2010), “Lovesick” (2014), “You’re Not You” (2014), drama series “Legends” (2014), “The Diabolical” (2015) and “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” (2016). In all these works, her performance hugely acclaimed by the audience and the critics and these movies made a lot of business worldwide.
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Ali Larter Personal Life:
As far as her personal life is concerned, Larter dated her co-star namely Hayes MacArthur. They became engaged in December 2007. Their marriage ceremony held at MacArthur’s parents’ estate in Kennebunkport, Maine on 1st August 2009. The couple blessed with a son named Theodore Hayes MacArthur and a girl named Vivienne Margaret. The family is living in Hollywood Hills. Larter is an avid lover of pet animals, and she has two dogs, Ella and Jackpot.
Ali Larter Net Worth:
Ali Larter has an estimated net worth of almost $8 million (estimated in 2017).
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