“Baywatch” Star Alexandra Paul Files A Restraining Order Against a Crazy Fan
Alexandra Paul / Alexandra Elizabeth Paul who is best known for her role of Lt. Stephanie Holden in “Baywatch”, got a restraining order against an obsessed fan who has been harassing the actress and her husband for more than a decade. The 58-year old 90’s star claims that a woman from Germany, Nicole Albrecht, has been tormenting her since she first showed up in front of her LA home in 2011. For the record, “Baywatch” was hugely popular in Germany a couple of decades ago.
Alexandra Elizabeth Paul (born July 29, 1963) is an American actress, activist, health coach, and former model. Paul began her career modeling in New York before landing her first major role in John Carpenter’s Alexandra Paul horror film Christine (1983). This was followed with prominent roles in American Flyers (1985), 8 Million Ways to Die (1986), and Dragnet (1987).
Paul was born in New York City to Sarah, a social worker, and Mark Paul, an investment banker. Paul’s mother was originally from England. Paul was raised alongside her identical twin sister, Caroline, and younger brother, Jonathan, in the rural town of Cornwall, Connecticut. Alexandra Paul According to Paul, her mother was “a very liberal Democrat and [her] father was a very conservative Republican.” Her twin sister Caroline has been a San Francisco firefighter (where she is often mistaken as Alexandra) and best-selling author. Her brother, Jonathan, is an animal rights activist.
Paul attended the Cornwall Consolidated School, and the Groton School in Massachusetts. Paul was accepted into Stanford University, but chose not to attend so that she could focus on an acting career.
Court documents filed by Paul claim that relentless tries by Albrecht to get to the 58-year old actress culminated when the German fan took aim at her husband Ian Murray. Nicole believes that Ian is the person keeping her away from the subject of her infatuation – Alexandra.
Things got out of control on July 4th when Albrecht parked her car in front of Paul’s home. Her husband went out to get a photo of the plates when the German woman went berserk. She put the car in drive, hit Ian, and fled the scene. Alexandra Paul The couple immediately contacted the police. Unfortunately, this is not the first time that the actress had to call the cops on Albrecht. A month before the car incident, Nicole tried to get into Paul’s car after waiting for her in front of the store. She ran away when she saw Alexandra dialing 911.
Paul worked prominently in television from the late 1980s onward, perhaps most recognizable in her starring role on Baywatch, from 1992 to 1997. Paul began her career working as a model in New York City, and later moved to Los Angeles when she decided to pursue a career in acting. Her first role was in the television film Paper Dolls (1982), followed by a role in the independent Alexandra Paul Canadian horror film American Nightmare (1983). Paul then landed a leading role in John Carpenter’s horror film Christine (1983), opposite Keith Gordon, followed by a supporting role in the comedy Just the Way You Are (1984).
One would think that the fanatic fan would give up by now. However, Albrecht turned up the heat on Ian, sending him a ton of hate mail where she expressed her resentment. She also blames Ian for keeping her apart from Alexandra. Alexandra Paul On top of that, she also started an online campaign of defamation of Ian, claiming that he is a pedophile.
Paul filed a request for a restraining order and the judge agreed. Nicole Albrecht is to stay away at least 100 yards from the actress and her husband. So far, things have calmed down but it’s probably only a lull before a storm.
Alexandra Paul and Ian Murray have been married since 2000. Alexandra Paul The couple amicably decided not to have any children and they stayed true to that. On her professional plan, Paul starred in fifteen movies since the ending of “Baywatch”. She guest-starred in Melrose place, Man Men, Sharknado 4, and Spy Hard. The actress also produced two documentaries.
Paul has been married to Ian Murray since 2000. Alexandra Paul She became a vegetarian at age fourteen after reading the book Diet for a Small Planet by Frances Moore Lappé, and became a vegan in 2010.
Paul is childfree by choice.
As an athlete, Paul raced the Hawaii Ironman in 1997. She ran the 2000 Boston Marathon. Alexandra Paul She has also swam the 11 mile Fiji Swim, the 12.5 mile Swim Around Key West and the 2014 Reto Acapulco 14 mile swim, among others.
The actress is also physically active taking great care of her health. She was a vegetarian since the age of 14 and became vegan 10 years ago. Paul also ran Boston Marathon in 2000. Alexandra is also an avid swimmer completing 11 mile Fiji Swim and Key West Swim for 12.5 miles among others. She is also an entrepreneur and an owner of a wellness coaching center.