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Jane Alexander is a Actor and Executive Producer American born on 28 october 1939 at Boston (USA)

Jane Alexander

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Birth name Jane Kuigley
Nationality USA
Birth 28 october 1939 (84 years) at Boston (USA)

Jane Alexander (born October 28, 1939) is an American actress, author and former director of the National Endowment for the Arts. She is a Tony Award winner and two-time Emmy Award winner.

Alexander made her Broadway debut in 1968 in The Great White Hope and won the 1969 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play. 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 seven Tony Award nominations and was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1994.

She went on to star in the film version of The Great White Hope in 1970 and received the first of four Academy Award nominations for her performance. Her subsequent Oscar nominations were for All the President's Men (1976), Kramer vs Kramer (1979) and Testament (1983). An eight-time Emmy nominee, she received her first nomination for playing Eleanor Roosevelt in Eleanor and Franklin (1976), a role that required her to age from 18 to 60. She has won two Emmys for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for Playing for Time (1980) and Warm Springs (2005).

Biography

Alexander met her first husband, Robert Alexander, in the early 1960s in New York City, where both were pursuing acting careers. They had one son, Jace Alexander, in 1964; and the couple divorced in 1974. Alexander had been acting regularly in various regional theaters when she met producer/director Edwin Sherin in Washington, D.C., where he was Artistic Director at Arena Stage. Alexander starred in the original theatrical production of The Great White Hope under Sherin's direction at Arena Stage prior to the play's Broadway debut. The two became good friends and, once divorced from their respective spouses, became romantically involved, marrying in 1975. Between the two, they have four children, Alexander's son—Jace, a television director—and Sherin's three sons—Tony, Geoffrey, and Jon.

Best films

The Ring (2002)
(Actress)
The Ring Two (2005)
(Actress)
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
(Actress)
All the President's Men (1976)
(Actress)
Brubaker (1980)
(Actress)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Jane Alexander (43 films)

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Actress

Mr. Morgan's Last Love, 1h56
Directed by Sandra Nettelbeck
Origin German
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Michael Caine, Clémence Poésy, Gillian Anderson, Justin Kirk, Jane Alexander, Anne Alvaro
Roles Joan Morgan
Rating66% 3.3495453.3495453.3495453.3495453.349545
The film centres around a retired, widowed professor (Caine) living in Paris who develops a special relationship with a young French woman (Poésy).
William & Catherine: A Royal Romance, 1h40
Directed by Linda Yellen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Jane Alexander, Victor Garber, Alice St. Clair, Dan Amboyer, Kazia Pelka, Jean Smart
Roles HM Queen Elizabeth II
Rating49% 2.483262.483262.483262.483262.48326
En 2001, le prince William étudie à l'université de Saint Andrews. Il y fait la connaissance de la jeune Kate Middleton, dont il tombe amoureux. Dix ans plus tard, leur mariage royal est admiré par des millions de personnes.
Dream House, 1h28
Directed by Jim Sheridan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Films about writers, Ghost films
Actors Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, Naomi Watts, Marton Csokas, Elias Koteas, Gregory Smith
Roles Dr. Greeley
Rating60% 3.0013953.0013953.0013953.0013953.001395
The film begins in Manhattan with Will Atenton (Daniel Craig) leaving his job as a successful editor in the city in order to spend more time in the suburbs with his wife, Libby (Rachel Weisz), and their two daughters and write a book. At first, they appear to be living the American dream in an idyllic small-town home they have just moved into. Early in his time at the house, Will notices tension between his neighbor, Anne Patterson (Naomi Watts), and her ex-husband, Jack, who is picking up their teenage daughter. Despite the seemingly perfect house, it soon becomes apparent to Will that something isn't right.
Deck the Halls, 1h30
Directed by Ron Underwood
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action
Themes Christmas films
Actors Scottie Thompson, David Selby, Kathy Najimy, Eric Johnson, Larry Miller, Luciana Carro
Roles Nora Regan Reilly
Rating54% 2.7056052.7056052.7056052.7056052.705605
Nora Reilly, célèbre auteur de romans policiers, n'a vraiment pas de chance. Passe encore d'être hospitalisée trois jours avant Noël pour une jambe stupidement cassée, mais quand son mari Luke et son chauffeur Rosita Gonzalez se font kidnapper par deux affreux méchants, Nora commence vraiment à se faire du souci. Pas tant pour le million de dollars que réclament les preneurs d'otages, mais bien pour la vie de ceux-ci. Heureusement, Nora a sous la main sa fille Regan, détective privée de son état. Celle-ci sera bientôt rejointe par Alvirah Meehan, une collègue bien précieuse.
Terminator Salvation, 1h55
Directed by McG
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, War, Thriller, Action, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Transport films, Time travel films, Aviation films, Films set in the future, Political films, Road movies, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Alternate history films, Chase films, Anticipation, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Bryce Dallas Howard, Roland Kickinger, Moon Bloodgood
Roles Virginia
Rating64% 3.246373.246373.246373.246373.24637
In 2003, Dr. Serena Kogan (Helena Bonham Carter) of Cyberdyne Systems convinces death row inmate Marcus Wright (Sam Worthington) to sign over his body for medical research following his execution. One year later, the automated Skynet system is activated, begins to perceive humans as a threat, and eradicates much of humanity with nuclear weapons in the event known as "Judgment Day".
The Unborn
The Unborn (2009)
, 1h28
Directed by David S. Goyer
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Ghost films, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Odette Annable, Gary Oldman, Meagan Good, Cam Gigandet, James Remar, Ethan Cutkosky
Roles Sofi Kozma
Rating47% 2.3562652.3562652.3562652.3562652.356265
Casey Beldon has nightmarish hallucinations of strange-looking dogs in the neighbourhood and an evil child with bright blue eyes following her around. While babysitting Matty, her neighbor's son, she finds him showing his infant sibling its reflection in a mirror. Matty attacks Casey, smashing the mirror on her head, and tells her: "Jumby wants to be born now". She puts him to bed and leaves in shock.
Gigantic
Gigantic (2008)
, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Paul Dano, Zooey Deschanel, Edward Asnere, Jane Alexander, John Goodman, Leven Rambin
Roles Barbara Weathersby
Rating59% 2.998052.998052.998052.998052.99805
Un vendeur de matelas trouve son intention d'adopter un bébé chinois augmentée par l'arrivée d'une jeune femme, qui vient en son lieu de travail, s'endort sur un des lits, et commence à affecter sa vie en se réveillant.
Feast of Love, 1h41
Directed by Robert Benton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Morgan Freeman, Greg Kinnear, Radha Mitchell, Selma Blair, Toby Hemingway, Stana Katic
Roles Esther Stevenson
Rating64% 3.2478553.2478553.2478553.2478553.247855
The movie deals with love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Portland, Oregon. Harry Stevenson (Morgan Freeman) narrates about how love can affect one's life.
Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, 2h20
Directed by Steven Shainberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical, Romance
Themes Photographie
Actors Nicole Kidman, Robert Downey Jr., Ty Burrell, Harris Yulin, Jane Alexander, Emmy Clarke
Roles Gertrude Nemerov
Rating62% 3.148293.148293.148293.148293.14829
Diane Arbus, assistante de son mari, photographe, n'en peut plus de la vie qu'elle mène dans un milieu où seules les apparences comptent. Un soir, elle remarque son nouveau voisin qui emménage à l'étage. Après l'avoir aperçu, Diane est de plus en plus intriguée car celui-ci dissimule son visage derrière un masque où seuls ses yeux sont visibles. Très attirée, elle finit par monter avec un appareil-photo. Son art se transformera à jamais.
The Ring Two, 1h50
Directed by Hideo Nakata
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Slasher
Themes Films about writers, Films about children, Films about journalists, Ghost films
Actors Naomi Watts, Simon Baker, David Dorfman, Martin Henderson, Elizabeth Perkins, Gary Cole
Rating54% 2.703242.703242.703242.703242.70324
In the coastal town of Astoria, Oregon approximately six months after the events of the first movie, a teenage boy named Jake asks a classmate named Emily over to his house, under the guise of studying together; however, his motives are actually centered on having her watch Samara Morgan's cursed video tape, as his seven-day deadline is fast approaching. Emily plays the tape while Jake waits in the kitchen, but when he returns to the living room, it is revealed that she covered her eyes throughout the tape, and thus didn't see any of it. As she failed to perpetuate the guidelines of the tape's curse, Samara crawls out of the television and kills Jake in front of Emily.
Rings
Rings (2005)
, 16minutes
Directed by Gore Verbinski, Jonathan Liebesman
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Ryan Merriman, Emily VanCamp Bowman, Kelly Stables, Alexandra Breckenridge, Josh Wise, Martin Henderson
Rating67% 3.377413.377413.377413.377413.37741
Some time after the events of The Ring, Samara Morgan's videotape has spread, as each person who sees the video makes a copy and shows it to someone else. A subculture has grown surrounding the video: people wait to see how close to the seven-day deadline they can get. When they grow too afraid to go on any longer, they show the tape to the next assigned person. During the interval, some create videos documenting their experiences to be posted to websites devoted to the videotape phenomenon. Groups that have watched the video are called "rings".
Warm Springs, 2h1
Directed by Joseph Sargent
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about disabilities, Political films
Actors Kenneth Branagh, Cynthia Nixon, Kathy Bates, Tim Blake Nelson, Devon Gearhart, Jane Alexander
Roles Sara Delano Roosevelt
Rating73% 3.695563.695563.695563.695563.69556
L'émouvante histoire vraie de la bataille de Franklin D. Roosevelt contre la polio en 1921.
In Search of the Titanic, 1h28
Genres Animation
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Disaster films, Films about seafaring accidents or incidents
Actors Jane Alexander, Jane Alexander
Roles Elizabeth (voice)
Rating13% 0.6793550.6793550.6793550.6793550.679355
Inside a bathysphere, Don Juan, Elizabeth, Smile, Top Connors, and Ronnie have begun exploring the ocean depths in search of the sunken wreck of the Titanic. However, Ice Teeth, a malicious shark who is their sworn enemy, along with his shark henchmen, have cut the cable to the Bathysphere, causing them to sink. The swooned occupants will magically awake in the lost city of Atlantis.
The Soul Keeper
Directed by Roberto Faenza
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical, Romance
Actors Iain Glen, Emilia Fox, Craig Ferguson, Caroline Ducey, Joanna David, Jane Alexander
Roles Emma Jung
Rating66% 3.346613.346613.346613.346613.34661
Printemps 1905, Sabina Spielrein est internée pour hystérie et anorexie par ses parents. Le jeune médecin Carl Gustave Jung décide de prendre en charge la patiente, et d'expérimenter sur elle une nouvelle méthode révélée par un certain Sigmund Freud: la psychanalyse. De cette rencontre naît une histoire bouleversante, faite d'amour et de passion, qui traverse les moments les plus forts, mais aussi les plus terribles du siècle.