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Alexa Vega

Alexa Ellesse Vega (born August 27, 1988) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids film series and Shilo Wallace in the film Repo! the Genetic Opera. In 2009, she starred as the title character Ruby Gallagher in the ABC Family series Ruby & The Rockits which in September 2009 after airing one season was officially cancelled by ABC Family. Vega was born in Miami, Florida. Her father, Baruch Vega, is Colombian and her mother, Gina Rue, is an American former model. Alexa has six siblings: paternal half-sister Margaux Vega (b. 1981), sister Krizia Vega (b. 1990), sister Makenzie Vega (b. 1994; starred in Saw and Sin City), maternal half-sister Greylin James (b.2000), maternal half-brother Jet James (b. 2005), and maternal half-brother Cruz Hudson Rue (b. 2009). She moved with her family to California when she was four years old. In 1996, Vega starred as young Jo Harding in Twister. She guest-starred in numerous television shows and films, including ER, Follow the Stars Home, Ghost Whisperer, and The Bernie Mac Show. She became known worldwide in 2001 for her role as Carmen Cortez in Spy Kids. The first Spy Kids movie was a huge

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Sofia Vergara vs. Alexa Vega -- Who'd You Rather?

Sofia Vergara vs. Alexa Vega
WHO'D YOU RATHER?

It's a Colombian face-off!Here's 41-year-old Colombian born and "Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara posing in a little black dress (left) -- and 25-year-old second generation Colombian and "Spy… READ MORE >

'Spy Kids' Star Alexa Vega -- Happy New Year! I'm Divorced, Bitches

'Spy Kids' Star
Happy New Year! I'm Divorced, Bitches

It's official ... "Spy Kids" actress Alexa Vega is a 24-year-old divorcee -- because her split from her much older ex-husband has been finalized ... just days before New Year's!!!TMZ broke the… READ MORE >

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'Spy Kids' Star Alexa Vega -- I'm a 23-year-old Divorcee Now!

'Spy Kids' Star Alexa Vega
I'm a 23-year-old Divorcee Now!

After less than 650 days of marriage -- "Spy Kids" star Alexa Vega took a cue from Katie Holmes' playbook and officially pulled the plug on her marriage to a much older man, TMZ has learned. The… READ MORE >

- 777 days ago
Camilla vs. Alexa: Who'd You Rather?

Camilla vs. Alexa
Who'd You Rather?

Joe Jonas' ex Camilla Belle, 24, and "Spy Kids" star Alexa Vega, 22, made nice at the L.A. premiere of their new movie "From Prada to Nada" on Tuesday.Question is ...  READ MORE >

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