Alejandro “Alex” Meraz (born January 10, 1985) is an American dancer, actor and martial artist. Meraz is best known for playing the werewolf named Paul in the film New Moon, and its sequel The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. He later reprised the role in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 is set to reprise it once again in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Alex Meraz claims indigenous Mexican heritage from the P’urhépecha people. He attended the New School for the Arts, and is an avid painter and illustrator. Besides break-dancing, which he was advent in during the early 2000s under the name “Nomak,” Alex excels in indigenous and contemporary dancing. He has studied mixed martial arts, winning numerous tournaments in karate and the martial art of Capoeira.
Alex’s first big film was The New World as one of the Powhatan core warriors, inspiring him to continue acting. Thereafter he was in the running for the film Apocalypto but in the end was turned down. His big break came when he was cast as werewolf Paul in the film New Moon. He is married to his Vietnamese-American wife, Kim. His wife, a Twilight fan, told him he should audition for New Moon, believing he was perfect for the part. They have a son named Somak, for whom his mentor, actor Raoul Trujillo, is the godfather. Somak means “beautiful one” in Quechua, an indigenous language from Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru. In June 2012 the couple had their second child: a son named Talus Alexander Meraz. He also starred in the latest season of CSI: New York.
Meaning of the Chinese famous name Wang means great or big
Wang Local Origin of Name: Chinese From the name Wang. Unisex and Last Name Meaning: King or Great 伟, 王 Emotional Spectrum • The seasons affect his emotions more than most. Personal Integrity • Nothing can buy his good name. Personality • A closed mouth catches no flies. Relationships • Friends have often told him how much they like him. Travel & Leisure • A person well-suited to new lands and new faces. Career & Money • Many career moves advance him in his chosen field. Life’s Opportunities • Volunteer work with charities may be rewarding for him. Created by Firstnamestore.com
Local Origin of Name: English
From the Old English name Paxton
Meaning: ‘Peaceful town’; surname and place name used as first name
Emotional Spectrum . Sometimes silly but never foolish!
Personal Integrity . His integrity is his most precious possession.
Personality . A solid citizen and a complement to our community.
Relationships . A quiet weekend away is everything!
Travel & Leisure . Likes primitive travel by day, but comfort at night!
Career & Money . Many job changes will occur before the right career emerges.
Life’s Opportunities . A good educational background is the key to his success.
Paxton’s Lucky Numbers: 34 .2 . 45 . 24 . 21 . 36
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