The arrival of the young newcomer Alex Landi at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital as the smoldering “Dr. Nico Kim” has caught the eyes of millions of Grey’s Anatomy fans. The American newbie actor made history as the show’s first openly gay male surgeon. His tentative relationship with Dr. Levi Schmitt, played by actor Jake Borelli, is the show’s first major male gay romance. He hopes that his gay character will help in healing LGBTQ and Asian stereotypes.
Here’s what you’d like to know about the newbie Alex Landi bio (including his age, height, family, ethnicity, nationality, and other wiki facts).
|Birth Name||Alex Landi|
|Birthday||September 28, 1992|
|Birthplace||New York City, NY|
|Ethnicity||Half Korean and half Italian|
|Height||6 foot 1 inch|
Alex Landi Bio – Age, Family, Ethnicity & Early Life
New York City native Alex Landi is half Korean and half Italian. His parents have been inspiring him since day one despite the uncertainty and instability of the acting career. At the age of seven, Landi’s parents took him to his first Broadway show, The Lion King, which sparked his interest in acting.
Alex, who celebrates his birthday on 28th September, was into sports growing up. Initially, he wanted to be a professional tennis player. As per Landi’s bio linked to his Instagram page, he played tennis all the way through high school. However, in the early 20s, he made the complete switch, did the two-year conservatory at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Manhattan, New York City.
Alex continued his athletic training even when he got into acting. He went through a time when he had a lot of free time. To make use of that period, he headed over to Asia and trained with renowned martial arts teams in China for three months. He believes his martial arts skills will help redefine the perception of the film industry over Asian actors as “leading men.”
The 26-year-old actor has previously acted in an episode of the CBS series Bull and the short movie 264 Days. He also appeared in the short film Broken Land last year.
How Tall is Alex Landi?
Despite belonging from Asian ethnic background, Alex is quite blessed with the height. His height measures 6 foot 1 inch. As a tall and masculine actor, his physique and skills have grabbed a lot of attention.
Alex Landi Instagram
Alex has over 152,000 followers on his Instagram with the handle @alexlandi7. He started sharing pictures with the cast members of Grey’s Anatomy in September last year. Before his casting on the show, his Instagram was full of modeling shots and photos with friends. He has modeled for Android commercial and different fashion brands like Calvin Klein.
Alex Landi Wiki Facts
- Alex was born in the year 1992. His birth sign is Libra.
- He has a sister who is a huge Grey’s fan.
- He has landed the cover of the February 2019 issue of Attitude Magazine.
- Alex introduced his new female puppy, Ninja, to his Instagram followers in October last year.
- He is a big fan of Sandra Oh aka Dr. Cristina Yang. He once said that Sandra had contributed much for Asian-American talent on-screen.
- Alex is unmarried and probably single at present. He hasn’t gushed about having a loving girlfriend in his life to the media.