Jane Alexander is an American actress who has had a long and successful career in theater, film, and television. She was born on October 28, 1939, in Boston, Massachusetts. Alexander began her acting career in the 1960s, working on stage in productions such as “The Great White Hope” and “First Monday in October.” In the 1970s, she transitioned to film and television, earning an Academy Award nomination for her role in the film “All the President’s Men” and an Emmy nomination for her performance in the television movie “Playing for Time.”
Throughout her career, Alexander has received numerous accolades for her performances, including Tony Awards for her roles in “The Great White Hope” and “The Visit,” as well as an Emmy for her performance in the television movie “The Great White Hope.” She also received an Oscar nomination for her role in “Kramer vs. Kramer.”
In addition to her acting career, Alexander has also been active in politics and public service. She served as the chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts from 1993 to 1997, and has also been an advocate for numerous social and political causes.
Jane Alexander continues to be active in the entertainment industry, with a number of recent appearances in films and television shows. She has also written and directed, her book and film, “Wild Things, Wild Places: Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conservation.”
Alexander is widely considered one of the most accomplished actresses of her generation, with a career spanning several decades and a wide range of roles and genres.