Annie Parisse (“Alexandra Borgia”, Law & Order) was born Anne Marie Cancelmi on July 31, 1976. She was on Law & Order from 2005 – 2006 when she quit the show, and her character met a horrific death.
She was born in Anchorage, Alaska, the daughter of Louis Cancelmi and Annette Cancelmi. She attended Fordham University in New York City. She is also the sister of actor Louis Cancelmi, who married Elisabeth Waterston, the daughter of Law & Order's Sam Waterston in October 2006.
Before joining Law & Order, she was on the CBS soap opera “As the World Turns” as Julia Lindsey Snyder and was later nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series in 2001. She’s also been on the big screen, with a role in the movie National Treasure, and a supporting role in the 2005 film Monster-in-Law.
Happy birthday Annie!
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