When 25-year-old Alexandra Daddario got her first real acting gig at 16, she lacked a few basic skills. “I didn’t know where my camera was,” she says. “And I was a little bit shy — very shy.” As you can see, she got over her shyness (and learned how to find the camera), but when she moved from New York to Los Angeles more than a year ago, there was still one important thing she didn’t know how to do: drive. Which meant that for four months, despite starring in a movie that would go on to gross more than $200 million — last year’s Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief — Daddario rode the bus. She’s since moved on to better transportation (a Nissan Sentra) and to movies for more mature audiences, like the new Farrelly brothers comedy Hall Pass (out now). In it, she plays a flirtatious babysitter who tries to seduce Owen Wilson. “I sort of cause problems for him,” she says, though we can’t imagine how.
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