Alexandra Hedison

Hedison in 2010, photo by Photo Works/

Birth Name: Alexandra Mary Hedison

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 10, 1969

*father – Armenian
*mother – English, Italian

Alexandra Hedison is an American photographer, director, and actress.

Alexandra is the daughter of Bridget (Mori) and film, television, and stage actor David Hedison (Albert David Hedison, Jr.). Her father was of Armenian descent. Her mother was born in Cape Town, South Africa, and likely had English and Italian ancestry.

Alexandra is married to actress and filmmaker Jodie Foster.

Alexandra’s paternal grandfather was Albert David Hedison/Heditisian (the son of David/Tavit Hedison/Heditisian and Sarma/Serma Sermalian). Albert was born in Harpoot, now Elazığ, Armenia.

Alexandra’s paternal grandmother was Rose/Rosie Boghosian/Bogohisan (the daughter of Taros/Toros Bogohisan/Boghosian and Mary/Nazlau Maritza Jafferian). Rose was Armenian. Her family was from Western Armenia.

Alexandra’s maternal grandmother was named Renee. Renee was born in England.

Sources: Genealogies of Alexandra Hedison (focusing on her father’s side) –

Alexandra’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Alexandra’s paternal grandmother, Rose/Rosie Boghosian/Bogohisan, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Alexandra’s mother –

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