Sandra Hess (born March 27, 1968) is a Swiss actress and fashion model. She is best known for her role as Sonya Blade in the film Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, and Lieutenant Alexandra 'Ice' Jensen in the television series Pensacola: Wings of Gold.
Life and career
Hess began modeling and working on television commercials when she was 15. After completing high school, she entered the University of Zurich to study law but before completing her degree she came to the United States to build an acting career.
Once settled in Los Angeles, Hess started taking acting classes. Her first role was in the 1992 film Encino Man, playing a cave-woman to Brendan Fraser's caveman character. In 1997, she played the role of Sonya Blade in the film Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, taking over the role played by Bridgette Wilson in the first film. In 1998, she portrayed Immortal bounty hunter Reagan Cole, a friend of Duncan MacLeod's, in the ninth episode of the sixth season of Highlander: The Series.
She also portrayed Andrea von Strucker / Viper in the TV movie Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Alexandra "Ice" Jensen in Pensacola: Wings of Gold. Her guest spots include the series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Sliders (Season 4 – Genesis), SeaQuest DSV and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
In 2008, Hess starred as Sasha in General Hospital. In 2010, she guested in Psych.
She married actor Michael Trucco in July 2009; they were wed in Mexico. She and Trucco both played the parts of Lieutenants in the same Marine unit in the Pensacola: Wings of Gold series.
|1992||Encino Man||Cave Nug|
|1993||The Big Gig||Sandy||Short film|
|1996||Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus||Shada||TV film|
|1997||Mortal Kombat: Annihilation||Sonya Blade|
|1998||Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.||Andrea von Strucker / Viper||TV film|
|2002||Face Value||Cat Nelson|
|2004||Gargoyle: Wings of Darkness||Jennifer Wells|
|2006||One Way||Dr. Evelin Sage|
|2008||Remarkable Power||Cynthia West|
|1994||Blue Skies||Tai||Episode: "A Kiss Is Just a Mess"|
|1995||seaQuest DSV||Dr. Karen Sommers||Episode: "Something in the Air"|
|1995||Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman||Lisa Rockford||Episode: "Super Mann"|
|1996||Baywatch Nights||Nicki Schachter||Episode: "Takeover"|
|1996||High Tide||Mary McAdams||Episode: "Big Brother"|
|1998||Highlander: The Series||Reagan||Episode: "Deadly Exposure"|
|1998–2000||Pensacola: Wings of Gold||Lieutenant Alexandra 'Ice' Jensen||Main role; 44 episodes|
|2000||Titans||Margo Dupree||Episode: "Secrets & Thighs"|
|2001||18 Wheels of Justice||Katie Caldwell||Episodes:|
"Hot Cars, Fast Women"
"Once a Thief"
|2003||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Mandy Klinefeld||Episodes:|
"All for Our Country"
|2003||Threat Matrix||Simone Benoit||Episode: "Alpha-126"|
|2005||Commander in Chief||Patya Kharkova||Episode: "First Dance"|
|2006||The Young and the Restless||Kara Ludwig||5 episodes|
|2006||Shark||Whitney||Episode: "Déjà Vu All Over Again"|
|2008||General Hospital||Sasha Donev||33 episodes|
|2010||Psych||Svetlana Progoyovic||Episode: "Think Tank"|
|2012||CSI: NY||Elizabeth Ferguson||Episode: "Who's There?"|