Alexandra Chando (born July 28, 1986 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) is an Emmy-nominated American actress. She is most well-known for playing the role of Maddie Coleman on the daytime soap opera As the World Turns, which she began on July 28, 2005. Her final appearance on the show was on October 26, 2007.She was recently featured on an episode of MTV's True Life: I'm Getting My Big Break.A graduate of Liberty High School, she currently resides in New York City. Chando was attending Manhattan College at the time she was hired by As the World Turns producers. She is still good friends with former co-star Zach Roerig.