Height 1.68 m
|Name Alexandra Shipp|
Years active 2009–present
Upcoming movie X-Men: Apocalypse
|Born July 16, 1991 (age 31) (1991-07-16) |
Movies and TV shows Aaliyah: The Princess, House of Anubis, Straight Outta Compton, X‑Men: Apocalypse, Alvin and the Chipmun
Similar People Aaliyah, Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Shelley Hennig, Jordan Calloway
Alexandra Shipp on Playing Aaliyah in the Controversial Lifetime Biopic
Alexandra Shipp (born July 16, 1991) is an American actress, known for her roles in Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, Straight Outta Compton and X-Men: Apocalypse.
- Alexandra Shipp on Playing Aaliyah in the Controversial Lifetime Biopic
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- Early life
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Shipp was raised in Phoenix, Arizona. Her mother, a Kundalini yoga teacher, is white, and her father, a musician, is black. She has one brother named James. Shipp was educated at Squaw Peak Elementary School and St. Mary's Catholic High School in Phoenix. She moved to Los Angeles at the age of 17 to pursue an acting career.
In 2009, Shipp made her acting debut with a minor role in Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel. She went on to star in the third season of Nickelodeon's mystery teen drama series House of Anubis, playing the role of KT Rush.
In 2014, Shipp gained attention for her roles as Dani Raymond in the VH1 television film sequel Drumline: A New Beat and Aaliyah Haughton, the title role, in the Lifetime television film Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B. For the latter performance, Shipp also sang. She next portrayed Ice Cube's wife, Kimberly Woodruff, in the biographical drama film Straight Outta Compton, which chronicled the careers of hip hop group N.W.A. In January 2015, she joined the cast of Bryan Singer's superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse as Ororo Munroe / Storm, a weather-controlling mutant previously portrayed by Halle Berry. Shipp will star alongside Kathryn Prescott and Lucy Hale in the comedy film Dude. She will reprise the role of Ororo Munroe / Storm in the 2018 film X-Men: Dark Phoenix.