Alexandra Shipp

American actress

Alexandra Ruth Shipp (born July 16, 1991) is an American actress, singer-songwriter and musician. She is known for playing singer Aaliyah in the Lifetime television movie Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B (2014) and Kimberly Woodruff in the Oscar-nominated movie Straight Outta Compton (2015).[1]

Alexandra Shipp
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Shipp at the 2019 WonderCon promoting Dark Phoenix
Born
Alexandra Ruth Shipp

(1991-07-16) July 16, 1991 (age 29)
Occupation
  • Actress
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • multi-instrumentalist
Years active2009–present

Shipp is best known for playing Storm in the X-Men franchise, starting with X-Men: Apocalypse, and Abby Suso in the 2018 romantic comedy Love, Simon.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Aquino, Tara (November 12, 2014). "Personality Complex: Alexandra Shipp Goes From Emo Kid to Aaliyah". Complex. Archived from the original on 2015-01-23. Retrieved 2015-08-28.