Ali Larter, born in 1976 in New Jersey, is an American actress and former fashion model. She first hit the big screen in Varsity Blues alongside actors James Van Der Beek and her close friend Amy Smart. She followed up her debut with a role in the teen movie Drive Me Crazy and appeared opposite Reese Witherspoon in the 2001 comedy Legally Blonde.
Since September 2006, Larter has been part of NBC's ensemble cast of the science fiction drama Heroes. Larter's most recent film role was opposite Beyonce Knowles in the 2009 thriller Obsessed. Larter married her longtime boyfriend, actor Hayes MacArthur, in August 2009.
In December 2010, Larter and MacArthur welcomed their first child, a son named Theodore Hayes.