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Alex Meraz

Alejandro "Alex" Meraz (born January 10, 1985) is an American dancer, actor and martial artist. Meraz is best known for playing the werewolf named Paul in the film New Moon, and its sequel The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. He later reprised the role in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 is set to reprise it once again in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2. Alex Meraz claims indigenous Mexican heritage from the P'urhépecha people. He attended the New School for the Arts, and is an avid painter and illustrator. Besides break-dancing, which he was advent in during the early 2000s under the name "Nomak," Alex excels in indigenous and contemporary dancing. He has studied mixed martial arts, winning numerous tournaments in karate and the martial art of Capoeira. Alex's first big film was The New World as one of the Powhatan core warriors, inspiring him to continue acting. Thereafter he was in the running for the film Apocalypto but in the end was turned down. His big break came when he was cast as werewolf Paul in the film New Moon. He is married to his Vietnamese-American wife, Kim. His wife, a Twilight fan, told him he should audition for New Moon, believing he was perfect for

Alex vs. Trevor vs. Cory: Who'd You Rather?

Alex vs. Trevor vs. Cory
Who'd You Rather?

"Eclipse" star Alex Meraz, 25, "90210" hunk Trevor Donovan, 32, and "Glee" jock Cory Monteith, 28, all hung out at a pumpkin patch in L.A. this weekend.Question is ...  READ MORE >

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