Alexander Wraith

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Alexander Wraith

Wraith at Brooklyn Falling, 2011
Born (1984-06-29) June 29, 1984 (age 34)
Englewood, New Jersey
Occupation Film actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

Alexander Wraith (born June 29, 1984) is an American actor, director, and screenwriter. His career in acting began when he joined a friend to an audition on the TNT show, Monday Night Mayhem. Alexander attended Columbia University [citation needed]

Early life

Alexander was born in Englewood, New Jersey. At the age of 11 Alexander had begun designing, painting and sculpting. At 18 he was awarded a scholarship to Parsons, New York City. Alexander attended a number of different high level acting programs including William Esper studios and The Lee Strasberg Theater, Columbia University in New York and the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney, Australia. He also studied under Harold Guskin, Wynn Handman and Robert Modica at Carnegie Hall in New York.[1][2] Then Alexander's never-ending quest for improvement was finally honored when he was accepted to study at NIDA.[3] He has worked as a model with Wilhemena Models[4] Alexander also became interested in the martial arts which lead to his competing in boxing as a Golden Gloves contender. Alexander received a Gold medal for Tae Kwon Do Sparring in the Junior Olympics in Colorado. He boxed for over five years with Kevin Rooney at the famous Cus D'Amato gym in Catskill, New York. Alexander also attended Front Sight Firearms Training Institute in Nevada, for stunt work, firearms and tactical training.[5]

Mainstream success

Alex appeared in Sex and the City 2, a 2010 American romantic comedy film directed by Michael Patrick King. It is the sequel to the 2008 film Sex and the City, which is based on the HBO TV series of the same name.[6] Alex also appears in "Wall Street 2 Money Never Sleeps" American drama film directed by Oliver Stone. It is the sequel to the 1987 film Wall Street

In 2011 Alexander wrote and starred in the feature film Graystone and is making his directorial debut in 2013 with the film Tweed. He is also a martial artist, a sculptor and as he says "anything you want me to be".[7]

As of March 2012, Alex had written over 25 screenplays. While filming Oliver Stone's Savages, Wraith was involved in an accident, where one of the films transportation vans lost control on its way down a 40 degree rocky hillside slope in Mystery Mesa ranch, California. The van flipped, rolling down a ravine landing on its roof. Of the 15 passengers, 6 were injured (Wraith's shoulder came out of socket and he was still able to help the injured out of the up side down van).

Secret Stone

In 2011, he co-wrote the script to "Graystone" (originally "SecretStone") with Sean Stone, a film based upon real events about a group of filmmakers who are shooting a film inside a haunted psychiatric hospital and later discover that they are not alone.[8] It's a dark psychological thriller," Sean told Page Six. Oliver Stone also made a cameo in the movie, which was shot at abandoned upstate asylum Letchworth Village.[9]

Alexander struck deals to license "SecretStone" then known as "Graystone," to Madrid-based "6 Sales," in the U.K. to Revolver and in Japan to Fine Films. Beyond those territories it was also licensed in Mexico to Cien Films, India to WEG India Pictures, Turkey to Medyavizyon and Peru to Eurofilms. A U.S. deal with XLrator Media was also announced and as of December 2011, talks were on with Canuck distribs in Berlin. Inspired by true events, "Graystone" turns on a young trio of filmmakers exploring an abandoned asylum that is believed to be haunted. Cast includes Sean Stone, his father, helmer Oliver Stone, and Alexander Wraith.[10]

Filmography

Director

Writer

Actor

References

  1. Movieberry - Alexander Wraith. Accessed April 18, 2012.
  2. LinkedIN - Alexander Wraith. Accessed April 18, 2012.
  3. mComet - Alexander Wraith. Accessed April 18, 2012.
  4. Alexander Wraith - Biography. Accessed April 18, 2012.
  5. Alexander Wraith - Trivia. Accessed April 18, 2012.
  6. RottenTomatoes - Alexander Wraith. Accessed April 18, 2012.
  7. Alexander Wraith - A Rising Star by David Learner. Accessed April 18, 2012.
  8. Sean Stone to Share his Secret. Accessed April 18, 2012.
  9. Oliver Stone's son making directing debut. Accessed April 18, 2012.
  10. Graystone Builds up Sales. Accessed April 18, 2012.

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