Ali Landry is an American actress, model, and beauty pageant title holder born in Cecilia, Louisiana on July 21, 1973. She is best known as the winner of the 1996 Miss USA and for her role on the UPN sitcom Eve. In 1990 she was crowned Miss Louisiana Teen USA and represented Louisiana in the 1990 Miss Teen USA pageant where she came in 7th during the competition. In 1995 she won the 1996 Miss Louisiana USA titled and went on to compete in the Miss USA pageant winning the 1996 title. That same year she competed in the 1996 Miss Universe pageant held in Las Vegas, but was eliminated in the competition. She went on to do modeling and became the spokeswoman for the Doritos chip brand appearing in Super Bowl commercials in 1998, 1999, and 2000. In 1997 she landed her debut role in a television show in the series Clueless and continued landing roles in shows like Sunset Beach, Conan the Adventurer, The Bold and the Beautiful, Popular, Felicity, Fastlane, Eve, Criminal Minds, and others. She made her debut in film in 2000 in the movie Beautiful and has also had roles in the films Soulkeeper, Repli-Kate, Outta Time, Who’s Your Daddy?, Bella, Me Again, and Little Boy.