Khandi Alexander Biography | Khandi Alexander Dancer
Khandi Alexander is an American dancer, choreographer and also, an actress. She was born on September 4th, 1957 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
Khandi Alexander Age
Alexander was born on September 4th, 1957 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. She is 66 years old as of 2023.
She grew up in Queens, New York and went to Queensborough Community College. Moreover, she was Whitney Houston’s choreographer in the 1988-1992 world tour.
Khandi Alexander Husband
Her life is private and this information is not available to the public.
Khandi Alexander Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $ 8 million as of 2023.
Khandi Alexander Career
Alexander started her acting profession in the late 1980s. She made her TV debut on the 1985 sketch-parody show FTV.
Since the mid-1990s, Alexander has focused on film and TV, assuming supporting jobs in a few motion pictures, including CB4, Joshua Tree, What’s Love Got to Do with It, Poetic Justice, and Sugar Hill.
In 1995, Alexander was given a role as Catherine Duke on the NBC parody arrangement News Radio. She remained with the show until season 4 scene 7, “Catherine Moves On”.
Additionally, she showed up as Catherine in the season 5 debut scene, “Bill Moves On”. She played the repetitive character of Jackie Robbins in therapeutic show arrangement ER.
Alexander has shown up on other TV programs, including Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, NYPD Blue, Third Watch, Cosby, Better off Ted, La Femme Nikita, and Body of Proof.
In 2000, Alexander won basic approval for her presentation as Fran Boyd, a mother dependent on medications in the Emmy Award-winning HBO miniseries The Corner.
She later showed up in the movies Emmett’s Mark and Dark Blue and featured inverse Rob Lowe in the Lifetime TV motion picture Perfect Strangers.
From 2002 through 2008, she depicted the character of Alexx Woods, a therapeutic inspector in the CBS police dramatization CSI: Miami. Alexander left CSI: Miami in no time before the part of the bargain 2008 season.
Her last appearance broadcast on May 5, 2008. On February 2, 2009, she came back to the job of Alexx Woods for a visitor appearance in the scene “Smoke Gets In Your CSI’s”.
She returned again as Alexx Woods in visitor appearances in the scenes “Out of Time” on September 21, 2009, and “Terrible Seed” on October 19, 2009.
In fall 2008, Alexander was given a role as a lead character in the HBO dramatization pilot Treme, which debuted on April 11, 2010.
In addition she played a bar proprietor in an area of New Orleans influenced by Hurricane Katrina. She got basic praise for her presentation in the show.
Alexander featured in the honor winning HBO TV arrangement by David Simon from 2010 to 2013. The arrangement finished after four seasons.
Furthermore, she later was cast in Shonda Rhimes’ show arrangement Scandal as Kerry Washington’s character’s shrewd mother.
In 2015, she was named for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her exhibition.
Lastly, in 2014, Alexander was given a role as a more established sister of Queen Latifah’s title character in the HBO Film Bessie about notorious blues artist Bessie Smith.
She was assigned for a Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Miniseries.
Khandi Alexander Movies And TV Shows
- A Chorus Line
- Maid to Order
- Joshua Tree
- Menace II Society
- What’s Love Got to Do with It
- Poetic Justice
- Sugar Hill
- House Party 3
- No Easy Way
- There’s Something About Mary
- Thick as Thieves
- Spawn 3: Ultimate Battle
- Fool Proof
- Emmett’s Mark
- Dark Blue
- Perfect Strangers
- First Born
- The Assault
- A Woman, a Part
- Pushing Dead
- Patriots Day
- Fahrenheit 451
- Rags to Riches
- A Different World
- Shameful Secrets
- To My Daughter with Love
- La Femme Nikita
- NYPD Blue
- Rude Awakening
- The Corner
- Third Watch
- Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
- CSI: Miami
- Better Off Ted
- Body of Proof
Khandi Alexander CSI Miami
She played the role of Dr. Alexx Woods in this TV series for 145 episodes. A Florida team of forensics investigators uses cutting-edge scientific methods and old-fashioned police work to solve crimes.
Horatio Caine, a former homicide detective, heads a group of investigators who work crimes amid the steamy tropical surroundings and cultural crossroads of Miami.
First episode date: 23 September 2002
Theme song: Won’t Get Fooled Again
No. of episodes: 232 (list of episodes)
Networks: CBS, A&E Network
Khandi Alexander ER
She had a recurring role as Jackie Robbins for 29 episodes of this TV show. ER is an American medical drama television series created by novelist and medical doctor Michael Crichton that aired on NBC from September 19, 1994, to April 2, 2009, with a total of 331 episodes spanning over 15 seasons. It was produced by Constant c Productions and Amblin Television, in association with Warner Bros.
First episode date: 19 September 1994
Number of seasons: 15
Number of episodes: 22
No. of episodes: 331 (list of episodes)
Khandi Alexander Treme
She portrayed LaDonna Batiste-Williams for 36 episodes of this show. Set in post-Katrina New Orleans, this hourlong drama series, from “The Wire” executive producers David Simon and Eric Overmyer, follows the lives of ordinary residents as they struggle with the aftereffects of the 2005 hurricane.
Says star and New Orleans native Wendell Pierce, “The only things people had to hang on to were the rich traditions we knew that survived the test of time before: our music, food, and family, a family that included anyone who decided to accept the challenge to return.” The large ensemble cast is supported by notable real-life New Orleanians, including many of its famous musicians.
Theme song: The Treme Song
Production location: New Orleans
Khandi Alexander Scandal
She had a recurring role for 20 episodes playing as Marie Wallace AKA Maya Pope. “Grey’s Anatomy” creator Shonda Rhimes is the creative mind behind this ABC drama. Olivia Pope, a former media consultant to the president, is ready to move on with her life and opens her own crisis-management firm, but she can’t seem to shake ties with her past.
Olivia’s staff includes Quinn Perkins, who has a complicated history, and hacker extraordinaire Huck. As she moves forward it becomes clear that, while her staffers may specialize in cleaning up the lives of other people, they can’t seem to do the same for themselves.
Network: American Broadcasting Company
No. of episodes: 124 (list of episodes)
Program creator: Shonda Rhimes
Writers: Shonda Rhimes
Khandi Alexander Awards And Nominations
- NAACP Image Award
- Online Film & Television Association
- Black Reel Awards
- DVD Exclusive Awards
- Vision Award
- Critics’ Choice Television Award
- Primetime Emmy Award
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