In the movie industry, a lot of stars have garnered fame playing perfectly in either lengthy films, short films or in television series. For our person of interest here, Lexa Doig, she has gained more prominence on television series than in lengthy movies. Lexa is a Canadian actress who against all odds, withstood several storms and has gone ahead to build a successful acting career. She was a reccurring star in the Canadian-American fiction adventure series; Andromeda. She fell in love with one of her kind, married him and currently is a mother of three. Read on to find out more about Doig.
Lexa Doig’s Biography
Often referred to Lexa Doig, Alexandra Lecciones Doig was born on the 8th of June 1973 in Canada. She is the youngest of the children born to David W. Lecciones (father) and Gloria B. Doig (mother). Her mother; Gloria who is not an indigene of Canada, is a registered nurse from Dumaguete in the Philippines, while her dad, David is a Canadian who works as an engineer. Also, her dad is of Scottish and Irish descent.
As a child, Lexa Doig learned gymnastics and when she grew older, she studied the American Sign Language. She decided to take up acting as a career after she watched the theatre production of the short film; Porgy and Bess. Initially, Lexa didn’t venture into acting, she started up as a model just after she graduated from the Don Mills Collegiate Institute and later enrolled in the vocational modeling program. While she was still studying there, she got a lot of modeling offers and that became the platform she used in rising to fame.
At first, when Lexa Doig indicated her intents in the theatre world, her parents frowned at the idea especially because she dropped out of high school in order to pursue an acting career. Then, in a bid to get her parents blessings, she worked harder and later got the spot to co-host a famous game show; Video & Arcade Top 10. Ab initio, it wasn’t all juicy for the actress who was new to the show business, in her early years, she attended a lot of auditions before finally landing a role in the theatre production of the short film; Romeo and Juliet and also Arsenic and Old Lace.
Lexa’s film debut was in the movie, The Hidden Room (1993) where she played a minor role. She later landed another role in the 1995 movie, Jungleground but it was with her year 2000 movie, No Alibi that she gained public recognition. Alexander’s remarkable performance in the movie cemented her role in the television series, Andromeda. Later on, she became the lead role for the movie; Jason X in 2002. Recently, Lexa Doig has continually appeared on different roles both in movies and in television series like Killer Instinct (2005), Supernatural (2009), Tactical Force (2011), Continuum (2012–2015), The Arrangement (2018) and Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: The Disappearing Game (2018).
As regards the actress’ net worth, there has been an inconsistency in records. Some sources say that Lexa Doig is worth $500,000 while a few say her worth runs into millions of dollars. Whichever be the case, we believe that the Andromeda star has pocketed enough cash in the course of her career.
It is undeniable that Lexa Doig is one of the prettiest stars we see on set today. Her carriage in most of her roles depicts so much elegance and boldness. She stands at 5 feet 6 inches and weighs 50 Kg. Her body measurement of 35-24-35 inches (bust-waist-hips sizes) is proof that she has an hourglass shape.
Lexa Doig’s Relationship with Michael Shanks
Love is most beautiful when you find it with one of your kind. Lexa Doig and Michael Shanks both played as a cast in the movie; Andromeda, the two fell in love on set and took their affairs a step further. In the movie, Michael played as Lexa’s love interest and that scene marked the begining of their love life.
They dated for a while before taking their marital vows on the 2nd of August 2003 in Vancouver at Brock House. The duo has two kids together; Mia Tabitha (daughter) and Samuel David (son). Shanks also has a child named Tatiana Shanks from his past relationship.
Lexa and Michael are actively involved as charity fundraising partners for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.