Actor Alex Nesic, born in America, raised in France, portrayed Christian Aumont in season one of the Emmy Award winning series “Sleeper Cell” (2005). He has guest starred in TV series such as “Crossing Jordan,” “JAG,” “CSI: Miami,” “Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service” and “Dirty Sexy Money” and appeared in the films “The Groomsmen” (2001), “High Crimes” (2002), “Say It in Russian” (2007) and “From Mexico with Love” (2009). He directed, wrote, produced and starred in the short film “In Fidelity” (2009).
Nesic holds the dual citizenship of United States and French. He speaks four languages fluently. On a more personal note, he is engaged to actress Melissa Sagemiller (born on June 1, 1984), whom he met in the series “Sleeper Cell.”
Childhood and Family:
Alexander D. Nesic was born on April 17, 1976, in Santa Barbara, California. He was raised in Antibes, France and Hawaii. He graduated from Santa Clara University with a BA in European History and Spanish Literature.
From Mexico with Love
Alex Nesic began his career on television in 1998 with a one episodic role of Jacques in The WB's comedy series “Unhappily Ever After,” starring Nikki Cox and Justin Berfield. He went on to land guest spots in “Felicity” (2000), “Angel” (2001), “As If” (2002), “Crossing Jordan” (2002) and “JAG” (2003).
In 2001, Nesic branched out to film with a costarring role opposite Christopher Wiehl and Lisa Brenner in “The Groomsmen,” a comedy directed and written by Lawrence Gay. It was followed by appearances in the crime/thriller “High Crimes” (2002), directed by Carl Franklin and starring Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman, James Caviezel, Adam Scott and Amanda Peet, the Walt Becker-directed comedy “Van Wilder” (2002), starring Ryan Reynolds as the title character, and the short film “Journey Into Night” (2002). He portrayed Vincent in the direct to video thriller “Malibu Eyes” (2004), for director/writer Norman Ollestad.
In January 2005, Nesic returned to TV to portray John 'Jojo' Johnson in episode “Cop Killer” of “CSI: Miami.” Later that same year in December, he made his debut as a series regular on the first season of “Sleeper Cell,” a drama show aired on Showtime. He was cast as Christian Aumont, opposite Michael Ealy as Darwyn al-Sayeed (Alias: Darwyn al-Hakim), Oded Fehr as Faris “Farik” al-Farik / Saad bin Safwan, Henri Lubatti as Ilija Korjenić, Blake Shields as Thomas “Tommy” Allen Emerson and Melissa Sagemiller as Gayle Bishop.
Nesic appeared as Alex Rudd in a 2006 episode of “Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service” called “Jeopardy.” He had a recurring role in “Dirty Sexy Money” (2007, 2009), where he played Kai, and portrayed Ellis Brockton in episode “Titans” (2008) of CBS' “Eleventh Hour,” starring Rufus Sewell. He resumed his film career by taking roles in the Dutch fantasy/thriller “Drifter” (2007), Jeff Celentano's drama/thriller “Say It in Russian” (2007, opposite Faye Dunaway and Steven Brand) and Jimmy Nickerson's action/drama “From Mexico with Love” (2009, as Robert Steven).
The Santa, Barbara native actor has completed filming “In Fidelity” (2009), a 14 minute comedy film about the changes of infidelity in the age of the Internet. In addition to acting, he also directed, produced and co-wrote the film.