Lexi DiBenedetto Biography
Lexi DiBenedetto born as Lexi Capriana DiBenedetto is an American actress best known for her appearance in Grey’s Anatomy, Love is All You Need?, Modern Family, Criminal Minds and on Nickelodeon’s new comedy series Knight Squad
Lexi DiBenedetto Age
She was born on March 21, 1999, in Carolina Beach, on the coast of North Carolina. She is 20 years old as of 2019
Lexi DiBenedetto Family
She is the daughter of American parents Joe DiBenedetto and Michelle DiBenedetto. She has two dogs, one of which is a rescue from Life Animal Rescue.
Lexi DiBenedetto Career
She rose to fame in the short film, Love Is All You Need? in 2012, for which she received Special Recognition for Best Actress at the 2012 Sonoma International Film Festival. The film went viral and received well over 10 million views on YouTube. It was also used as a staple educational piece to stop bullying and push awareness around the world.
She is a member of the National Society of the Children of the American Revolution. In 2014, she won the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress, Guest Starring Performance in a TV Drama Series after appearing on Grey’s Anatomy.
Lexi Dibenedetto Criminal Minds
DiBenedetto guest starred as Sarah in “With Friends Like These…,” the nineteenth episode of Season Six and the 133rd overall of Criminal Minds.
Lexi Dibenedetto Grey’s Anatomy
DiBenedetto was cast as Simmi Johnson in the season nine episode Bad Blood of the American medical drama television series “Grey’s Anatomy”
Lexi Dibenedetto Interview
Lexi DiBenedetto Talks Knight Squad, the Women She Admires, and More!
You star as Prudence in the new Nickelodeon series, Knight Squad. Can you tell us a little bit about the show and your character?
Knight Squad is about a group of friends, training to protect the magical kingdom of Astoria. I play Prudence, who is a quarter giant on her mother’s side. She is loyal, fierce, a bit sassy, with giant strength! Prudence is always helping protect her friends.
Do you share any similarities with Prudence in real life?
I definitely share being sassy and loyal with Prudence. We also both never miss an opportunity to eat!
What was it like working on the show? Do you have a favorite memory from filming?
My favorite scene we have filmed so far is a battle scene between Prudence and Warwick, and we both have on absurd costumes that were so much fun to wear! I feel so lucky to apart of a show where I get to go work every day and learn fight coordination with a giant hammer!
Since Knight Squad totally brings the girl power, we have to know – who are a few of your female inspirations?
Well, I am obsessed with Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman. I really admire women and characters who stand up for what they believe in and take charge! It was such an amazing film and I hope to see more female superhero films in the future. I’m excited to see Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft. I also grew up idolizing Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia in Star Wars.
What do you love most about acting?
I love that acting allows you to fully express yourself. Also, when you study different characters, you get to study different ways of life.
What are some things that you like to do for fun?
When I’m not working I love to go to the beach or horseback riding. I also like trying different fitness classes!
What is something your fans might not know about you?
I have two rescue dogs and have to sleep in socks!
What’s a goal or dream you’re hoping to pursue in the future?
My main goal in acting is to be able to do it for the rest of my life and just continue working. I would love to do films as well.
What advice can you share with other girls who dream of acting?
Always work hard and be prepared. But the most important thing is to never give up! Acting is something that takes time.
Be sure to check out Lexi in Knight Squad, which is now airing on Nickelodeon! Get to know her fellow Nick star, Lizzy Greene!