Alexandra Michele Wescourt is an English actress. Wescourt studied at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in Kensington, London, graduating in 1998. Her first part out of acting school was to play Shelley Bower in the Liverpool-based television drama Brookside in the summer of 1999. She received much publicity from her characters’ lesbian love affairs. Despite being offered a contract renewal she decided to quit the series in the Winter of 2000 to pursue a career in America.
Wescourt settled into her new life stateside and found roles in television commercials before landing the part of Gwen in Bug. Wescourt’s biggest role came in the vampire thriller Dracula III Legacy, starring alongside established actors such as Jason Scott Lee, Jason London, Roy Scheider and Rutger Hauer. In 2006 she landed the role of Dr. Baden in the TV thriller Watch Over Me, before appearing as a news anchor in an episode of Ugly Betty in 2007.