Alex Rousseau is a multi-faceted actor, writer and musician.Alex got his start in entertaining in elementary school. His 4th grade teacher urged his parents to take him to an audition for a movie that her good friend was casting called “The Fan”( Wesley Snipes and Robert DeNiro). “My Grandfather took me to the audition and I was so nervous. I read the lines but laughed the entire way through them only because I thought that what the casting director wanted, My first bombed audtion haha” . Although the role eventually went to Ross Bagely (Fresh Price of Bel-Air,Little Rascalls), Alex Rousseau knew from that point on making people smile and getting people’s attention was his true calling. He spent many summer’s in his parents home states of Louisiana and Mississippi doing local talent shows and working at local fairs fine tuning his ability to mimic and engage people.
Alex began to work on his craft at Redondo Union High school where he performed in plays and musicals and was a visible member of the theatre department. After High school he began working with acting coach Aiden Park and soon after he scored his first role in the cable TV series “Huge” on ABC Family in 2010. The show premiered to 3.1 million viewers however was cancelled after 13 episodes. He guest starred in the role of Dawson Smith along side Hailey Hasslehoff and Raven Goodwin(Being Mary Jane). He has also appeared in the hugely successful christian mini-series “WWJD: ( What Would Jesus Do?) Starring John Schneider where he played a homeless teenager in 2010. Since then Alex Rousseau took time away to focus on working on his talents to be better equipped to take on the film industry. With small parts in the Pilot for CSI:LA and a guest star in the Louisiana based Indie film “Life Goes On” directed by Diedre Hall.Alex has reinvented himself and his craft and is ready for a prominent and substantial career in the film industry. Alex Rousseau is currently enrolled at James Franco’s Studio 4 acting and film academy in North Hollywood, CA.
-Paul Manana (buzzfeed.com)