Bianca Alexa Santos (born July 26, 1990)[3] is an American actress. Santos is best known for her role as Lexi Rivera in the ABC Family series The Fosters, for her role as Lucy Velez in the MTV series Happyland, and for starring in The Duff as Casey Cordero.[4]

Early life

Santos was born in Santa Monica, California.[5] She is of Cuban and Brazilian descent.[7] Santos is also fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.[8]

Santos attended California Lutheran University majoring in psychology and minoring in sociology. Shortly after graduating, she moved back home with her parents and took acting classes.


In May 2013, it was announced that Santos would join the cast of the new TV series The Fosters.[4] Santos co-starred in the 2014 horror film Ouija.[9] Santos was also cast in the role of Lucy Velez on MTV's original show Happyland. In 2016, she rejoined the cast of The Fosters.


2013Brodowski & CompanyAnnaTV film
2013Bitter StrippersNellieShort film
2013ChanningCindyTV film
2015The DuffCasey Cordero
2015Wild for the NightOliviaPost-production
2016Little Dead Rotting HoodSamantha
2016"Priceless: She's Worth The Fight"Antonia
2013 - presentThe FostersLexi RiveraRecurring role Season 1; 11 episodes
2014HappylandLucy VelezMain role; 8 episodes