She made her first movie appearance in Little Giants as Priscilla O'Shea alongside Rick Moranis and Ed O'Neill and as young Jo Harding in Twister, playing Helen Hunt's character as a young girl, in the scene where the twister claims her father. This film also stars Bill Paxton.
She has had other roles including Evening Shade as Emily Newton opposite Burt Reynolds and Marilu Henner, ER as Bonnie Howe in the episode called "Sleepless in Chicago" and also in Chicago Hope as Sara Wilmette in the episode called "Every Day a Little Death".
Other roles include Life's Work as Tess Hunter with Lisa Ann Walter, Michael O'Keefe and Jenny O'Hara, The Magnificent Seven as Olivia Greer in the episode called "Safecracker" and To Have & to Hold as Kelly McGrail alongside Moira Kelly, Jason Beghe and Fionnula Flanagan.
Alexa has also appeared in Ladies Man as Wendy Stiles opposite Alfred Molina, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty, All That as Hannah Cortez, The Bernie Mac Show: Season 2" as Jill, Trading Spaces: Boys Vs. Girls as Alexa and Ruby and the Rockits as Ruby Gallagher with Austin Butler, Patrick Cassidy and David Cassidy.
She has also appeared in Follow the Stars Home, Nine Months as Molly Dwyer alongside Hugh Grant, Julianne Moore, Tom Arnold, Joan Cusack, Jeff Goldblum and Robin Williams, It Was Him or Us as Young Carrie and A Promise To Carolyn as Young Kay.
Another role was in Shattered Mind also known The Terror Inside as Sarah, she was also in The Glimmer Man as Cole's Daughter with Steven Seagal and Keenan Ivory Wayans and also in Ghosts of Mississippi as Claire DeLaughter alongside Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods, William H. Macy and Craig T. Nelson.
Alexa has also starred in Dennis the Menace Strikes Again as Gina opposite Justin Cooper, Don Rickles, George Kennedy, Betty White and in NetForce as Susie Michaels with Scott Bakula.
Alexa has also been in The Deep End of the Ocean as Kerry Cappadora with Michelle Pfeiffer, Treat Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Jackson and Ryan Merriman, Run The Wild Fields as Opal 'Pug' Miller and in Follow the Stars Home which is also known as A Second Chance as Amy Williams.
Alexa has starred as Carmen Cortez in Spy Kids, Spy Kids 2 - The Island of Lost Dreams, Spy Kids 3: Game Over - Normal version and in Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over - 3D version alongside Antonio Banderas, Robert Patrick, Carla Gugino and Daryl Sabara.
She recorded three songs for the soundtracks while playing Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids films. She released her debut single, "Isle of Dreams," to coincide with the release of the second film. She also released, "Game Over," for the third film. Another song, "Heart Drive," featuring Bobby Edner charted around that same time but wasn't released as a single.
Alexa also made her Broadway debut in the musical Hairspray in the role of Penny Pingleton.
Other roles include Sleepover as Julie Corky opposite Mika Boorem and Jane Lynch, Odd Girl Out as Vanessa alongside Lisa Vidal and Leah Pipes and in State's Evidence as Sandy with Douglas Smith and Majandra Delfino.
Other roles Alexa has portrayed are as Paula Crisostomo in Walkout with Efren Ramirez and Michael Peña, Marrying God as Ivy and in Remember the Daze as Holly opposite Chris Marquette, Sean Marquette and Amber Heard.
Another role was as Shilo Wallace in Repo! The Genetic Opera with Sarah Brightman, Anthony Head and Paris Hilton, Helix as Ashley opposite Austin O'Brien, The Mine as Sharon alongside Adam Hendershott, Reiley McClendon, Charan Prabhakar and Saige Thompson and in Broken Hill as Kat Rogers with Luke Arnold and Rhys Wakefield.
She has also starred in From Prada to Nada as Mary based on the novel "Sense and Sensibility" by Jane Austen with Camilla Belle and April Bowlby
Other roles have been in Ghost Whisperer as Serena in two episodes called "Endless Love" and "The Book of Changes" and in Ruby And The Rockits as Ruby Gallagher.
Another role was in The Middle as Morgan in two episodes called "The Break-Up" and "Worry Duty".
Alexa was in Summer Song as Ellie filming and she also reprised her role of Carmen Cortez in Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World.
She has also been in the film called Cafe as Sally with Jennifer Love Hewitt and Jamie Kennedy.
Alexa Vega - what members say
review by eolake from Lancashire
Mainly for kids 2 November 2004
Alexa Vega - filmography
Alexa Vega facts
5 most recent filmsFrom Prada to Nada - 3.0 stars
Spy Kids 4 - All The Time In The World - Blu-ray - 3.0 stars
Spy Kids 4 - All The Time In The World - 3.0 stars
Broken Hill - 2.5 stars
Repo! The Genetic Opera - 3.0 stars
5 highest-rated filmsSpy Kids 4 - All The Time In The World - Blu-ray - 3.0 stars
Spy Kids 4 - All The Time In The World - 3.0 stars
Spy Kids - Blu-ray - 3.0 stars
Spy Kids 2 - The Island of Lost Dreams - Blu-ray - 3.0 stars
Spy Kids 3: Game Over - 2D version - 3.0 stars
5 lowest-rated filmsBroken Hill - 2.5 stars
Odd Girl Out - 3.5 stars
Sleepover - 2.5 stars
Spy Kids 3 - Game Over - Blu-ray - 2.5 stars
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over - 3D version - 3.0 stars
Most frequent co-starsCarla Gugino - 10 times - show films
Antonio Banderas - 10 times - show films
Daryl Sabara - 9 times - show films
Holland Taylor - 4 times - show films
Sylvester Stallone - 4 times - show films
Most frequent directorsRobert Rodriguez - 13 times - show films
Darren Lynn Bousman - 3 times - show films
Angel Gracia - 2 times - show films
Dagen Merrill - 1 times - show films
Joe Nussbaum - 1 times - show films