Anne Marie Cancelmi (born July 31st, 1975) popularly referred to by the name of Annie Parisse is an American television film and theater actress famous for her role as Alexandra Borgia on the television drama Law & Order a role she played between 2005 and the end of 2006 on 33 episodes. Parisse's other roles include Julia Lindsey Snyder in the soap opera As the World Turns. Anna Maria Parisse, her great grandmother, and the name of her mother also gave her her stage name. Annie Parisse met actor Paul Sparks first time in 2005 they finally got married after being together for a few months in 2005. in October 2009 they had their first baby Emmett Sparks(son) The couple also has the blessing of a daughter. Annie Parisse, born 31st in July 1975 was raised at Mercer Island Washington by her father and mother Annette Cancelmi (Mother), a Pennsylvania teacher. Her brothers are Louis Cancelmi - an actor(married to Elisabeth Waterston) and Michael Cancelmiis a teacher who is a teacher of Italian italian language. Annie was first introduced to acting during her college years, taking roles in college plays and dramas. In the movie On the Q.T., she made her first big-screen appearance. (1999) where she played an insignificant role as Wendy. The actress made her television debut on the show As the world Turns(1999-2001).