Lyndsy Fonseca stars as Alex, a young woman with a troubled past, who is now leading a double life in The CW’s drama “Nikita.”
A stunning and talented young actress, Fonseca has quickly grabbed attention as one of Hollywood’s most vibrant talents. Fonseca starred in Matthew Vaughn's cult-hit “Kickass,” opposite Nicholas Cage, Aaron Johnson, Chloe Moretz and Christopher Mintz-Plasse, and will be reprising her role as Katie Deauxma in “Kickass 2: Balls to the Wall,” which will shoot this fall for release in 2013.
Fonseca recently starred in John Carpenter's thriller “The Ward,” opposite Amber Heard and Mamie Gummer. Other film credits include starring roles in “Hot Tub Time Machine,” opposite John Cusack, Kate Walsh and Chevy Chase.
On television, Fonseca starred in Lifetime’s event film in support of breast cancer, “Five,” which was executive produced by Jennifer Aniston and directed by Penelope Spheeris. Fonseca starred on the hit series “Desperate Housewives,” opposite Dana Delaney and Nathan Fillion, and had recurring roles on “Big Love” and “How I Met Your Mother.” Other television credits include “Boston Public,” “CSI,” “House” and “Heroes.” Fonseca began her career on the daytime drama “The Young and the Restless,” in which she starred for three years.
Born in Northern California, Fonseca began acting at the age of 13 and hasn’t looked back since.