Alisha Boe


Alisha Ilhaan Bø, known professionally as Alisha Boe, is a Norwegian actress, known for playing Jessica Davis in the Netflix drama series 13 Reasons Why.


Date of birth

She was born o March 6, 1997.


Family and Early life

Bø was born in Oslo, Norway, to a Somali father and a Norwegian mother (from Trondheim).She and her mother moved to Los Angeles when Alisha was seven years old because her mother married an American man.


Education

Boe attended El Camino Real High School, where she was involved in the drama program.


Love life

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Net worth

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Career

After graduation, she pursued her acting career, whereupon she became the first actress of Somali origin to hold a leading role in an American film since Iman.


Alisha Boe made her acting debut in 2008, with the horror movie ‘Amusement,’ directed by John Simpson. In the movie, Boe played the younger version of ‘Lisa Swan.’ Boe’s first movie had her co-starring with renowned actors such as Jessica Lucas and Katheryn Winnick.


In 2009, Alisha Boe played ‘Laci’ in the movie ‘He’s On My Mind,’ directed by Kazeem Molake. The same year, she played ‘Brooke’ in ‘Plastic Makes Perfect!,’ directed by Ann Finnegan. In 2012, Boe played ‘Tara’ in another horror movie, ‘Paranormal Activity 4.’ In 2017, she played ‘Violet’ in the crime thriller ‘68 Kill,’ directed by Trent Haaga. Alisha Boe has starred in five movies to date.


Boe has performed in various TV shows too. In 2013, she made her TV debut as ‘Chelsea Trassen’ in an episode of the series ‘Trophy Wife.’ In 2014, Boe made a guest appearance as ‘Tracy McCoy’ in the soap opera ‘Modern Family,’ aired on ‘ABC’ network. The same year, she played ‘Brynn Hendy’ in two episodes of the thriller series ‘Extant,’ produced by Steven Spielberg. It was telecast on ‘CBS’ network.


In 2015, Boe played ‘Daphne’ in the series ‘Days of Our Lives,’ telecast on ‘NBC’ network. Her character made recurring appearances in the series. Boe acted in various other TV shows such as ‘Ray Donovan,’ ‘Casual,’ ‘NCIS,’ and ‘Teen Wolf.’


In 2017, Boe bagged the role of ‘Jessica Davis’ in the ‘Netflix’ series ‘13 Reasons Why.’ This role made her immensely popular with the youth of her country. The series had Katherine Langford playing the lead role and narrated the story of ‘Hannah Baker,’ a teenager who faced several demoralizing situations in life that ultimately led her to commit suicide under mysterious circumstances. The character of ‘Jessica Davis’ too was portrayed as a victim of abuse and harassment. Boe played the role convincingly and earned accolades for her performance. The show is expected to be shot for a second season in 2018.

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Alisha Boe
First Name Alisha
Surname Boe
Born 6th March, 1997
Home City Oslo, Norway
Current City