Birth Name: Alejandro Meraz
Place of Birth: Mesa, Arizona, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 10, 1985
Ethnicity: Purépecha Mexican
Alex Meraz is an American dancer, actor, and martial artist. He played Paul Lahote, a Native American werewolf, in the Twilight films.
Alex is of Purépecha descent. The Purépecha are an indigenous people centered in the northwestern region of Michoacán, Mexico. He is married to Kim, with whom he has two children. Kim is of Vietnamese descent.