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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, Alexander has played a wide array of roles in both theater and film, and has committed herself to a variety of charitable causes.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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, Alexander has played a wide array of roles in both theater and film, and has committed herself to a variety of charitable causes.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 63

Birthday 1939-10-28

Place of Birth Boston - Massachusetts - USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Jane Quigley

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Film Night (1 episode)
The Man in the Woods as Vivien Waldorf
2018 Christmas Around the Corner as Mrs. Tumulty
2017 Three Christs as Dr. Abraham
2017 The Good Fight (2 episodes) as Judge Suzanne Morris
2015 Show Boat as Parthy Hawks
2015 The Book of Negroes (6 episodes) as Maria
2013 The Blacklist (4 episodes) as Diane Fowler
2013 Mr. Morgan's Last Love as Joan Morgan
2012 Elementary (2 episodes) as C.
2011 Deck the Halls as Nora Regan Reilly
2011 Dream House as Dr. Greeley
2011 William & Catherine: A Royal Romance as HM Queen Elizabeth II
2009 Terminator Salvation as Virginia
2009 The Unborn as Sofi Kozma
2008 Gigantic as Barbara Weathersby
2008 Elisa di Rivombrosa (26 episodes)
2007 Feast of Love as Esther Stevenson
2007 Tell Me You Love Me (10 episodes) as Dr. May Foster
2007 The Powder & the Glory as Herself - Narrator
2006 Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus as Gertrude Nemerov
2006 The Best of The Tony Awards: The Plays as Eleanor Bachman (segment "The Great White Hope") / Sara Goode (segment "The Sisters Rosensweig")
2006 Telling the Truth About Lies: The Making of "All the President's Men" as Herself
2004 In Search of the Titanic as Elizabeth (voice)
2002 The Ring as Dr. Grasnik
2001 Jenifer as Marilyn Estess
1999 The Cider House Rules as Nurse Edna
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2 episodes)
1999 The Legend of the Titanic as Elizabeth Camden
1991 Building Bombs as Narrator
1990 Law & Order (1 episode) as Regina Mulroney
1989 Glory as Sarah Blake Sturgis Shaw
1988 A Friendship in Vienna as Hannah Dournenvald
1987 Square Dance as Juanelle
1987 Sweet Country as Anna
1987 In Love and War as Sybil Stockdale
1986 American Masters (1 episode) as Narrator
1986 Blood & Orchids as Doris Ashley
1985 Malice in Wonderland as Hedda Hopper
1984 City Heat as Addy
1984 Calamity Jane as Calamity Jane
1984 When She Says No
1983 Testament as Carol Wetherly
1982 In the Custody of Strangers as Sandy Caldwell
1982 Night Crossing as Doris Strelzyk
1980 Playing for Time as Alma Rose
1980 Brubaker as Lillian Gray
1979 Kramer vs. Kramer as Margaret Phelps
1978 A Question of Love as Barbara Moreland
1978 The Betsy as Alicia Hardeman
1977 Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years as Eleanor Roosevelt
1976 All the President's Men as Judy Hoback
1976 Eleanor and Franklin (2 episodes) as Eleanor Roosevelt, age 18-60
1975 Death Be Not Proud as Frances Gunther
1973 Miracle on 34th Street as Karen Walker
1973 The American Film Institute Salute to ... (1 episode)
1972 The New Centurions as Dorothy Fehler
1972 Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol as Anne Palmer
1971 A Gunfight as Nora Tenneray
1970 The Great White Hope as Eleanor
1968 Adam-12 (1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1947 Tony Awards (1 episode)

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