Alexander, Jane

Born: Oct 28, 1939 AD
Currently alive, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actresses

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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