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Alexander, Jane

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Born: 1939 AD
Currently alive, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actresses

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1939 - Alexander was born in Boston, Massachusetts on the 28th of October.

 

1952 - Received her secondary education at the Beaver Country Day School.

 

1953 - Attended Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York while she continue her acting.

 

1954 - Spent her last years in college at University of Edinburgh in Scotland where she participated in the Edinburgh University Dramatic Society.

 

1962 - Married Robert Alexander on the 23rd of July.

 

1969 - Won the 1969 Broadway Tony Award Best Supporting or Featured Actress for "The Great White Hope".

 

1974 - Divorved her husband Robert Alexander.

 

1975 - Married Edwin Sherin on the 29th of March.

 

1988 - Received the Women's International Center Living Legacy Award.

 

1993 - Appointed by President Clinton, she became chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

1996 - Invited to be the commencement speaker for Duke University's Class of 1996.

 

1997 - Invited to be the commencement speaker for Bennington College's Class of 1997.

 

1999 - Invited to be the commencement speaker for Smith College's Class of 1999.

 

2000 - Published her book entitled Command Performance: an Actress in the Theater of Politics (2000).

 

2005 - Alexander won an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Movie/Miniseries.


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