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Deanna Casaluce

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Last Updated on 19 March 2024 by Erotica Pleasure

Deanna Casaluce is a Canadian actress and ex-model. She entered the show biz field as a model and eventually acted in movies and series. She became prominent after being portrayed the character Alex Nuñez in the Canadian television series Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Years active: 1999-present
Born age: 7 February 1986, 38 years old and 4 months, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Hair Color: Dark brown
Eye Color: Dark brown
Height: 5 ft 7 inch / 1.70m
Measurements:  31-25-34 in / 81-63.5-87 cm
Bra size: 36B US / 80C EU


Deanna Casaluce Canadian actress
Deanna Casaluce Canadian actress

Casaluce is an artist, taking after her mother who painted murals all over their basement when Deanna was a child.

Deanna Casaluce completed her graduation at the University of Guelph, which is located in Ontario, Canada.

She is a graduate of the Regional Arts Program at Cawthra Park Secondary School.

She has an Italian descent.



She appeared in the comedy-family and science fiction series, My Best Friend Is an Alien in 1999. She appeared in nine episodes of the series. Likewise, she received her breakthrough moment in her career in 2001. She played in the Canadian teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation where she played the role of Alex Nunez. This series is the fourth installment in the Degrassi franchise. Deanna initially auditioned for two characters named Ashley Kerwin and Paige Michalchuk.

This series franchise premiered in CBC, which had a huge cast in a different franchise. They are Cathy Keenan, Dayo Ade, Amanda Stepto, Nicole Stoffman, Pat Mastroianni, Stacie Mistysyn, Siluck Saysanasy, Shay Mitchell, Duncan Waugh, Genelle Williams, Kirsten Bourne, Stefan Brogren, Jamie Johnston, Nina Dobrev, and many more. Furthermore, her recent work includes a web show called ‘Hooking Up’ where she played the role of Emily. She has also appeared in the small role in ‘They Come Back,’ a Lifetime original film in 2007.

Deanna Casaluce Canadian actress
Deanna Casaluce Canadian actress

Deanna Casaluce received the Young Artist Award for her acting role in Degrassi: The Next Generation in 2006. She received this nomination under Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama). This nomination is shared alongside her co-stars, Dalmar Abuzeid, Sarah Barrable-Tishauer, John Bregar, Daniel Clark, and others.

She originally auditioned for the parts of both Paige Michalchuk and Ashley Kerwin. Three years later, the casting director called her to play the role of Alex.

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Deanna Casaluce Canadian actress

She played major supporting characters in seasons 3 and 4, and finally was credited as a regular character for seasons 5 and 6, and guest starred in season 7. Deanna stated that season 7 would be her last season on Degrassi, because she was moving to Los Angeles to further her acting career in film.

She was a series regular on “I Was a Sixth Grade Alien“.

In 2007, she starred in a Lifetime movie, Devil’s Diary, alongside Degrassi actress Miriam McDonald and Alexz Johnson from Instant Star.

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Deanna Casaluce Canadian actress


  • She once stated in interviews that, unlike Alex, who would often use violence (until after the school shooting), she prefers to talk things out when it comes to conflicts.
  • She enjoys singing, rollerblading, iceskating, yoga, swimming, cycling and kickboxing.
  • Her favourite books are 1984Tuesdays with Morrie and Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier.
  • She loves Frank Sinatra’s music.
  • Deanna’s favorite movies are GreaseIt’s a Wonderful LifeSome Like It HotPeter Pan and The Wizard of Oz.
  • If Deanna wasn’t an actress, she would love to be a psychologist. She later went on to graduate from York University with a degree in Psychology.
  • Because Deanna and Lauren Collins were already good friends, they didn’t mind too much that they had to kiss each other in Degrassi: The Next Generation.
  • According to her, dinner and dancing with her friends is her perfect Saturday night.
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Deanna Casaluce Canadian actress
  • Deanna was to star in the film Psycho with Canadian actor/singer, Richard Hoggard, but the film never moved beyond the first stage of production, and Richard moved on to X-Men 3.
  • If Deanna was a superhero, her name would be Super Skrawnks.
  • Deanna loves to eat cotton candy, dim sum, and fettuccine alfredo.
  • The character Deanna wished she could have played was ‘Maria Singer’ in Fight Club.
  • Deanna’s favourite TV shows to watch in her spare time are The Daily ShowKing of the HillBewitchedThe SimpsonsSeinfeld, and Sex and the City.
  • In March 2007, she made a small screen appearance in the Lifetime original movie, They Come Back.
  • Casaluce went to high school with Adamo Ruggeiro. Amanda Stepto also went to the same school.
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Deanna Casaluce Canadian actress
  • Played an extra on I was a Sixth Grade Alien from 1999 to 2000, which also starred Daniel Clark, Ryan Cooley, & Canadian actress Lauren Collins.
  • According to Deanna, she thinks Alex is tough and marches to the beat of her own drum.
  • She was an extra in The Zack Files episode “Quiet Please, I’m Reading Your Mind” in 2000. Jake Epstein, Michael Seater and Daniel Clark’s brother Robert Clark were the stars of that series.
  • She has since gotten married in 2015, and has changed her last name to Klymkiw.
  • She studied at Ryerson University.
  • She originally auditioned for the main parts of Paige Michalchuk and Ashley Kerwin.
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Deanna Casaluce Canadian actress

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