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Alexander, Jane

Born: 1939 AD
Currently alive, at 81 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.