Who is Ali Cobrin?
Ali Cobrin is an American actress known for her role as Molly in the series ‘Look: The Series’, where she played a protagonist. She also gained much fame for her work in the sex comedy film ‘American Reunion’. Born in Chicago, Illinois, she studied at the Chicago Academy of Arts, where she majored in musical theater. As a young girl, she trained to become a classical ballerina and also competed in the Junior Olympics. Before she became an actress, she performed at a ballet theater and also at Broadway musicals. Her first appearances as an actress were in the two short films ‘One’ and ‘Jack Turner and the Reluctant Vampire’ in 2008. She started gaining popularity after playing an important role in the American TV show ‘Look: The Series’. It was based on the film of the same name.
Ali Cobrin began her entertainment career as an improvisation player, in a teen ensemble of ‘Second City,’ and later worked for the Burklyn Ballet Theater, which was touring Scotland. She also worked in Broadway musicals, including ‘All That Jazz’, and ‘Wonderland’.
She eventually moved to the small screen, and appeared in the short films ‘Jack Turner and the Reluctant Vampire’ and ‘One’, both released in 2008. In 2009, she had a minor role in the fantasy horror film ‘The Hole’. It was directed by Joe Dante. The reviews were mostly positive, but the film was a commercial failure.
She was next seen in the 2010 film ‘Cold Cabin’. It is about six teenagers who go on a snowboarding trip in the mountains to repair their troubled friendship, but one of them gets murdered. The same year, she also gained popularity for her role in the TV show ‘Look: The Series’. Directed by Adam Rifkin, the series was based on the 2007 movie of the same name. The reviews were positive.
In 2011, she was seen in a guest role in the TV series ‘Friends with Benefits’. In 2012, she had a supporting role in the sex comedy film ‘American Reunion’. Though the reviews were mostly mixed, the film was a huge success commercially. It earned $230 million on a budget of $50 million. It was directed by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg. It was nominated for three Teen Choice Awards. The same year, she appeared in another film named ‘Life’s an Itch’.
In 2014, she had a supporting role in the comedy film ‘Neighbors’. Directed by Nicholas Stoller, the film earned more than $270 million on a budget of $18 million, becoming a huge success commercially. The critical reception was also mostly positive. The same year, she also played the lead role in the slasher film ‘Girl House’. It was directed by Trevor Matthews. In 2014, she was seen in three other movies as well, ‘Lap Dance’, ‘A Beautiful Now’, and ‘Outlaw’.
In 2015, she was seen in the TV film ‘The Unauthorized Melrose Place Story’. Her latest works on TV are ‘The Baxters’, a 2018 TV series, and ‘Deadly Matrimony’, a 2018 TV film.
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Family & Personal Life
Ali Cobrin was born on 21st July 1989, in Chicago, Illinois. Her parents are Peggy Jo and Marvin Richard Cobrin. She also has a sister, Micky Cobrin.
Cobrin graduated from Chicago Academy for the Arts, where she majored in musical theater. She also competed in the Junior Olympics, after which she pursued a career as a ballet dancer.
On 7 October 2018, she got married to Zak Resnik. They got engaged the previous year on 23 July 2017.