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Jane Alexander

Stage Actress / Film Actress / Television Actress / Writer | * 10/28/1939 (81) | Boston, Massachusetts (United States of America (USA))
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Jane Alexander (née Quigley; born October 28, 1939) is an American actress and author. She is the recipient of two Primetime Emmy Awards, a Tony Award, and nominations for four Academy Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. From 1993 to 1997, Alexander served as the chairwoman of the National Endowment for the Arts. Alexander won the 1969 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in the Broadway production of The Great White Hope. Other Broadway credits include, 6 Rms Riv Vu (1972), The Night of the Iguana (1988), The Sisters Rosensweig (1993) and Honour (1998). She has received a total of eight Tony Award nominations and was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1994. Her film breakthrough came with the romantic drama The Great White Hope (1970), which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Her subsequent Oscar nominations were for her roles in; All the President's Men (1976), Kramer vs..."> ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Mystery | TV Movies

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Awards & Nominations for Jane Alexander

Theatre World Award Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play Aaas Fellow 2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress 2x Academy Award for Best Actress 6x Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play

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Movies with Jane Alexander as Actress(54)

as Vivien Waldorf2019 The Man in the Woods
as Mrs. Tumulty2018 Christmas Around the Corner
as Dr. Abraham2017 Three Christs
as Parthy Hawks2015 Show Boat
as Joan Morgan2013 Mr. Morgan's Last Love
as HM Queen Elizabeth II2012 William & Catherine: A Royal Romance
as Nora Regan Reilly2011 Deck the Halls
as Dr. Greeley2011 Dream House
as Virginia2009 Terminator Salvation
as Sofi Kozma2009 The Unborn
as Barbara Weathersby2008 Gigantic
as Herself - Narrator2007 The Powder & the Glory
as Esther Stevenson2007 Feast of Love
as Sara Delano Roosevelt2005 Warm Springs
as Elizabeth (voice)2004 In Search of the Titanic
as Delia Temple2002 Sunshine State
as Dr. Grasnik2002 The Ring
as Marilyn Estess2001 Jenifer
as Elizabeth Camden1999 The Legend of the Titanic
as Nurse Edna1999 The Cider House Rules
as Sarah Blake Sturgis Shaw1989 Glory
as Narrator1989 Building Bombs
as Hannah Dournenvald1988 A Friendship in Vienna
as Sybil Stockdale1987 In Love and War
as Juanelle1987 Square Dance
as Anna1987 Sweet Country
as Doris Ashley1986 Blood & Orchids
as Hedda Hopper1985 Malice in Wonderland
as Addy1984 City Heat
as Calamity Jane1984 Calamity Jane
as Carol Wetherly1983 Testament
as Sandy Caldwell1982 In the Custody of Strangers
as Doris Strelzyk1982 Night Crossing
as Lillian Gray1980 Brubaker
as Alma Rose1980 Playing for Time
as Margaret Phelps1979 Kramer vs. Kramer
as Barbara Moreland1978 A Question of Love
as Alicia Hardeman1978 The Betsy
as Judy Hoback1976 All the President's Men
as Frances Gunther1975 Death Be Not Proud
as Karen Walker1973 Miracle on 34th Street
as Anne Palmer1972 Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol
as Dorothy Fehler1972 The New Centurions
as Nora Tenneray1971 A Gunfight
as Eleanor1970 The Great White Hope

TV Shows/Series with Jane Alexander as Actress(14)

as Klara2020 Tales from the Loop
as Margot2019 Modern Love
as Judge Suzanne Morris2017 The Good Fight
as Maria2015 The Book of Negroes
as Diane Fowler2013 The Blacklist
as C.2012 Elementary
as Dr. May Foster2007 Tell Me You Love Me
as Regina Mulroney1990 Law & Order
as Narrator1986 American Masters
as Eleanor Roosevelt, age 18-601976 Eleanor and Franklin
1968 Adam-12

Movies with Jane Alexander as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer1987 Square Dance

Full Name: Jane Alexander
Born: Saturday, 10/28 1939 (October) in Boston, Massachusetts (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 81 years + 235 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Sarah Lawrence College, Beaver Country Day School
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Spouses (current/former): Edwin Sherin
Other names for Jane Alexander (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Jane Quigley"
Jane Alexander frequently works together with these people:
Peter McRobbie (8x, Actor)
Fisher Stevens (6x, Actor)
Dick Wolf (6x, Crew)
Denis O'Hare (6x, Actor)
Amy Hargreaves (6x, Actress)
Lukas Reiter (6x, Crew)
Armand Schultz (6x, Actor)
J. R. Orci (6x, Crew)
Dustin Hoffman (5x, Actor)
Deirdre Lovejoy (5x, Actress)
Brian Tarantina (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:11976, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 05/23/2021