Jane Alexander



Place of birth:

Boston - Massachusetts - USA:


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.

Film Credits

Three Christs (2020)
as Dr. Abraham
Christmas Around the Corner (2018)
as Mrs. Tumulty
Show Boat (2015)
as Parthy Hawks
Mr. Morgan's Last Love (2013)
as Joan Morgan
Deck the Halls (2011)
as Nora Regan Reilly
Dream House (2011)
as Dr. Greeley
William & Catherine: A Royal Romance (2011)
as HM Queen Elizabeth II
Terminator Salvation (2009)
as Virginia
The Unborn (2009)
as Sofi Kozma
Gigantic (2008)
as Barbara Weathersby
Feast of Love (2007)
as Esther Stevenson
The Powder & the Glory (2007)
as Herself - Narrator
Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)
as Gertrude Nemerov
The Best of The Tony Awards: The Plays (2006)
as Eleanor Bachman (segment "The Great White Hope") / Sara Goode (segment "The Sisters Rosensweig")
Telling the Truth About Lies: The Making of "All the President's Men" (2006)
as Herself
Tentacolino (2004)
as Elizabeth (voice)
The Ring (2002)
as Dr. Grasnik
Sunshine State (2002)
as Delia Temple
Jenifer (2001)
as Marilyn Estess
Finding the Truth: The Making of 'Kramer vs. Kramer' (2001)
as Self
The Cider House Rules (1999)
as Nurse Edna
La leggenda del Titanic (1999)
as Elizabeth Camden
Glory (1989)
as Sarah Blake Sturgis Shaw
Building Bombs (1989)
as Narrator
A Friendship in Vienna (1988)
as Hannah Dournenvald
Square Dance (1987)
as Juanelle
Sweet Country (1987)
as Anna
In Love and War (1987)
as Sybil Stockdale
Blood & Orchids (1986)
as Doris Ashley
Malice in Wonderland (1985)
as Hedda Hopper
City Heat (1984)
as Addy
Calamity Jane (1984)
as Calamity Jane
When She Says No (1984)
Testament (1983)
as Carol Wetherly
In the Custody of Strangers (1982)
as Sandy Caldwell
Night Crossing (1982)
as Doris Strelzyk
Playing for Time (1980)
as Alma Rose
Brubaker (1980)
as Lillian Gray
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
as Margaret Phelps
A Question of Love (1978)
as Barbara Moreland
The Betsy (1978)
as Alicia Hardeman
Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977)
as Eleanor Roosevelt
All the President's Men (1976)
as Judy Hoback
Death Be Not Proud (1975)
as Frances Gunther
Miracle on 34th Street (1973)
as Karen Walker
The New Centurions (1972)
as Dorothy Fehler
Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol (1972)
as Anne Palmer
A Gunfight (1971)
as Nora Tenneray
The Great White Hope (1970)
as Eleanor
The Man in the Woods ()
as Vivien Waldorf

TV Series Credits

Tales from the Loop (2020)
as Klara
Modern Love (2019)
as Margot
The Good Fight (2017)
as Judge Suzanne Morris
The Book of Negroes (2015)
as Maria
The Blacklist (2013)
as Diane Fowler
Elementary (2012)
as C.
Tell Me You Love Me (2007)
as Dr. May Foster
Elisa di Rivombrosa (2003)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Law & Order (1990)
as Regina Mulroney
American Masters (1986)
as Narrator
Eleanor and Franklin (1976)
as Eleanor Roosevelt, age 18-60
The American Film Institute Salute to ... (1973)
Adam-12 (1968)
Tony Awards (1956)
as Herself - Host
Tony Awards (1956)
as Herself - Nominee / Performer
Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)
Film Night ()