Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers

Chyler Leigh is known to audiences for her role in the television series "Grey's Anatomy," starring as Dr. Lexie Grey, the half-sister of Dr. Meredith Grey, from 2007-2012. Also, she starred in the Hallmark Channel original holiday feature film "Window Wonderland," the Lifetime movie "The 19th Wife" and in the Luc Besson-produced television series "Taxi Brooklyn."

Previously, Leigh starred in the television series "The Practice" and "Girl's Club." Also, she starred in "Reunion," "That 80s Show" and "Safe Harbor," guest-starred on "North Shore" and was featured in a three-episode arc on "7th Heaven." In addition, she appeared in the feature film comedy spoof "Not Another Teen Movie."

Leigh is passionate about writing music with her husband, actor Nathan West, and the pair has put three songs on as a precursor to a film project they are developing under their production company, Modern Machine. The content can be found at

Leigh and West work with The Thirst Project, an organization determined to end the global water crisis, and have been close friends with the founder, Seth Maxwell, for many years.

Leigh's additional passions include spending any time she can with her family, cooking, sailing, scuba diving and traveling, especially to the U.S. Virgin Islands. She is a longtime fan of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Leigh was born in Charlotte, N.C., and raised in Virginia Beach and Miami Beach. She and her husband have three children. Her birthday is April 10. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @chy_leigh