Character: Jodi Arias
Raised in Los Angeles of French-American descent, Tania Raymonde is increasingly recognized as one of the more dynamic young actresses in Hollywood. She is best known for her acclaimed portrayals of the offbeat charmer “Cynthia” in “Malcolm in the Middle” and as “Alex,” daughter of Others’ mastermind Ben, in the iconic series “Lost.” In a “USA Today” feature, “Lost” creator J.J. Abrams praised Raymonde’s performance saying, “in a show with so many different people,” for giving her character “such heart and soul” and making Alex “so identifiable and complex.” She is also a series regular on “Chicago PD,” the “Chicago Fire” spinoff for NBC.
Raymonde’s further television credits encompass recurring roles in several series such as “Switched at Birth”, “90210”, “Death Valley”, “The Cleaner”, “Medium”, “Cold Case”, “The Guardian”, “The O’Keefes” and “That’s So Raven.” She has appeared in the feature films, “The Garage”, “Wild Cherry”, “Chasing 300”, “Elsewhere” and “Crazy Eyes,” among others. Later this year, Raymonde can be seen starring in the upcoming “Texas Chainsaw 3D” in movie theaters.
In 2006, Raymonde wrote, edited and directed the short film “Cell Division.” The film won one of three certificates of merit awards at The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival. She is also writing and directing her second film “Little Siagon.”
Raymonde currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Born in 1980 in Salinas, California, Jodi Arias made headlines when she was charged with murdering her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander, in 2008. Alexander's body was found in the shower of his Mesa, Arizona, apartment by friends on June 9, 2008, five days after he was brutally murdered—he had been shot in the head and stabbed 27 times, and his throat had been slit from ear to ear. Testimony in Arias's trial began in January 2013. Four months later, after spending 18 days on the witness stand, Arias was found guilty of first-degree murder... Read more on Biography.com.