Aleksa Palladino is an American actress and singer best known for her lead roles in Manny & Lo, The Adventures of Sebastian Cole, Find Me Guilty, Wrong Turn 2: Dead End and Before the Devil Knows You're Dead; and as Angela Darmody on the television drama series Boardwalk Empire.
Palladino, a native New Yorker, began her acting career at age 14 when she landed a lead role alongside Scarlett Johansson in the indie hit Manny & Lo.
Since then she has starred in many film and television projects, including The Adventures of Sebastian Cole and Todd Solondz's Storytelling.
She was cast in Sidney Lumet's two films, Find Me Guilty and Before the Devil Knows You're Dead before joining the cast of Boardwalk Empire.
Aleksa is also a songwriter, singer and musician, playing in the band Exitmusic with her husband, Devon Church. She lives in Brooklyn.