Alex Meneses Biography
When she returned to the United States she did not come back to Chicago and instead moved to Los Angeles. She decided to pursue her acting dreams and trained at the Lee Strasberg Institute.
Before landing major roles in television and in film she acted in numerous Los Angeles stage productions. Then she first appeared in Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman as Teresa Morales. She also had a recurring role in the hit sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. She played Stafania, the Italian lover of Robert. She was also seen in The Hugleys.
Her movie credits included Amanda and the Alien, Auto Focus, Selena, Funny Money, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, Boyle Heights, Prison Break, Only in Miami, Mind of Mencia, Xenophobia, This Just In, Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service, 10-8: Officers on Duty, 44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out, Boomtown, The Round and Round, The Brothers Garcia, Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover, Bob Patterson, The Princess & the Barrio Boy, Any Day Now, Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family, The Nanny, Early Edition, Take Me Out to the Ballgame, Stealth Fighter, Pensacola: Wings of Gold, Silk Stalkings, Dance Fever, Suddenly Susan, My Father's Love, Martial Law, Maximum Bob, Head Over Heels, Living in Peril, The John Larroquette Show, Snakeland, Sherman Oaks, The Immortals, Kissing Miranda, Hot Line and Stickfighter.
In 2002, Alex was awarded with an as "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Television Series" recognition for her performance in Everybody Loves Raymond given by the ALMA Award. When not acting for television or film, Alex travels to Chicago to visit her family and friends.