Jane Alexander

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Jane Alexander (born October 28, 1939) is an American actress, author, and former director of the National Endowment for the Arts. Although perhaps best known for playing the female lead in The Great White Hope on both stage and screen, she has played an array of roles in theater, film and television, and has committed herself to a variety of charitable causes. Alexander has won a Tony, two Emmys and has been nominated for an Academy Award four times.

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Filmography

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Acting Credits

2013
Joan Morgan

2013
The Blacklist (TV Show)
Diane Fowler

2011
Dr. Greeley

2011
Deck the Halls (TV Movie)
Nora Regan Reilly

2009
Virginia

2009
Sofi Kozma

2009
The Good Wife (TV Show)
Judge Suzanne Morris

2008
Barbara Weathersby

2007
Esther Stevenson

2007
Dr. May Foster

2006
The Way (TV Movie)
Helen Warden

2005
Warm Springs (TV Movie)
Sara Delano Roosevelt

2004
Carry Me Home (TV Movie)
Mrs. Gortimer

2003
Jane Addams

2002
Delia Temple

2001
Jenifer (TV Movie)
Marilyn Estess

2001
Bitter Winter (TV Movie)
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1999
Nurse Edna

1999
Regina Mulroney

1993
New Year (TV Movie)
Elsie Robertson

1992
Stay the Night (TV Movie)
Blanche Kettman

1991
A Marriage: Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz (TV Movie)
Georgia O'Keeffe

1990
Peggy Ryan

1990
Law & Order (TV Show)
Regina Mulroney

1989
Sarah Blake Sturgis Shaw

1988
Hannah Dournenvald

1988
Open Admissions (TV Movie)
Ginny Carlsen

1987
Juanelle

1987
Anna

1987
In Love and War (TV Movie)
Sybil Stockdale

1986
Blood & Orchids (TV Movie)
Doris Ashley

1985
Hedda Hopper

1985
American Masters (TV Show)
Narrator, Ednah Cheney

1984
Addy

1984
Calamity Jane (TV Movie)
Calamity Jane

1984
When She Says No (TV Movie)
Nora Strangis

1983
Carol Wetherly

1982
Sandy Caldwell

1982
Kennedy's Children (TV Movie)
Wanda

1981
Doris Strelzyk

1980
Lillian Gray

1980
Playing for Time (TV Movie)
Alma Rose

1979
Margaret Phelps

1978
Alicia Hardeman

1978
A Question of Love (TV Movie)
Barbara Moreland

1978
Mary MacCracken

1977
Eleanor Roosevelt

1977
Mary MacCracken

1976
Bookkeeper

1976
Eleanor Roosevelt, age 18-60

1975
Death Be Not Proud (TV Movie)
Frances Gunther

1974
Sarah Shaw

1973
Karen Walker

1972
Dorothy Fehler

1972
Anne Palmer

1971
Nora Tenneray

1970
Eleanor

1968
Adam-12 (TV Show)
Records Clerk

1967
N.Y.P.D. (TV Show)
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Forgive Me
Bookie

Producer Credits

1987
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1984
Calamity Jane (TV Movie)
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Quotes

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Things come up suddenly these days, but that's all right because I work better under pressure.


I never thought of myself as pretty as a child and I have tried to bring that awareness to my roles.


You have to have the ability to persevere, to get knocked down and get back up again. Just talent isn't enough.


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  • Stefania Rocca - Natural Style Magazine Cover [Italy] (May 2011)
  • Jane Alexander, Vittoria Puccini - Vanity Fair Magazine Cover [Italy] (29 September 2005)
  • Jane Alexander - People Magazine [United States] (8 July 1996)

Pictorials

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  • Jane Alexander - Celebrity Sleuth Magazine [United States] (1993)

Dating History

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