Sandra Hess - biography

Actor from Switzerland

Sandra Hess (born 27 March 1968 in Zurich, Switzerland) is an actress best known for her role as Sonya Blade in the film Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. Hess began modeling and working on television commercials when she was 15. After completing high school, she entered the University of Zurich to study law but before completing her degree she came to the United States to build an acting career. Once settled in Los Angeles, Hess started taking acting classes. Her first role was in the 1992 film Encino Man, playing a cave-woman to Brendan Fraser's caveman character. In 1997, she played the role of Sonya Blade in the film Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, taking over the role played by Bridgette Wilson in the first film. In 1998, she portrayed Immortal bounty hunter Reagan Cole, a friend of Duncan MacLeod's, in a sixth season episode of Highlander: The Series. She also portrayed Viper in the TV movie Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Alexandra "Ice" Jensen in Pensacola: Wings of Gold. Her guest spots include the series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Sliders (Season 4 – Genesis), SeaQuest DSV and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In 2008, Hess starred as Sasha in General  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1968-03-27
Place of birth
Zürich
Nationality
Switzerland
Spouse(s)
Michael Trucco
Profession
Actor

Education

Institution From To
University of Zurich

Performances

Year Performance Character
2004 Gargoyles
1998 Nick Fury: Agent of Shield Fenris
1996 Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus
1992 Encino Man Cave Nug

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