Alessandra Torresani is Best Known For Essaying the characters of Claire and Zoe Gradstone on The Big Bang Theory and Caprica respectively. Prior to 2007, she was credited as Alessandra Toreson.
Years active 1996–present
Born: May 29, 1987, 32 years and 2 months, Palo Alto, California, U.S.
Sun Sign Gemini
Hair Color Dark Brown (Natural). Alessandra is seen dying her hair ‘blonde’, ‘auburn’, and ‘light brown’.
Eye Color Blue
Height 5 ft 3.5 in or 161 cm
Measurements 34-23-34 in / 86-58-86 cm
Bra size 34C
Father – James Sylvester Toreson (Ran Startup Tech Companies)
Mother – Marcia Glow
Siblings – Unknown
Alessandra has Italian ancestry.
Her mother, Marcia Glow, was a CEO, while her father, James Sylvester Toreson, 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 holds 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 2009.
In 2009, Rolling Stone announced that she was cast to play Lita Ford in The Runaways, a biopic about the all-girl punk band of the same name. Variety later reported that it was Scout Taylor-Compton who would play Ford. In 2010, Torresani was featured as a Girl of Maxim.
In 2013 Torresani starred in the comedy web series Husbands, which first aired on September 13, 2011.
In 2016, she made a few appearances on The Big Bang Theory, playing the role of bartender and aspiring screenwriter, Claire.
Alessandra has endorsed the following brands
The cobra snake/mark hunter
Alessandra made her theatrical film debut in the romantic comedy Lost & Found as Park Girl in 1999.
First TV Show
Alessandra made her television show debut on the Nickelodeon sketch comedy series KaBlam! in 1997.
Alessandra Torresani Favorite Things
Color – Red
Restaurant – Red Lobster
Musical – Cabaret, Jersey Boys
Movie Genre – Horror
Horror Movie – House of 1000 Corpses
Comedy Movie – Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Disney Movie – Aladdin, Little Mermaid
Actors – Kathleen Turner, Claire Danes, Kate Winslet, Rachel McAdams, and Zoe Saldana
Alessandra Torresani Facts
She holds a black belt in taekwondo.
Alessandra used to play the violin and piano.
She started studied dancing and singing at the age of 2.
She considers her personality to be an old soul.
She has 2 dogs named Pee Wee Herman and Dottie.
Torresani revealed that she was spoilt by her parents and always got what she demanded.
She finds it difficult to sleep at night and usually sleeps by 5 in the morning.
Her phobias include ghosts, bugs, and dark.
The first car she owned was a BMW Convertible.
She enjoys making dance videos on YouTube.
She is a fan of the Chicago White Sox baseball team.