Gender
Female
Born
Oct 28, 1939
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Performer
Also Known As
Jane Quigley [Birthname]
Relations
Mother of
Jace Alexander
Wife of
Robert Alexander (divorced)
Wife of
Edwin Sherin (1975 - 2017) his death
Comments
Attended Sarah Lawrence College and University of Edinborough. Former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • CREDITS
    Grand Horizons (Jan 23, 2020 - Mar 01, 2020)
    • Starring: Jane Alexander [Nancy]
    PlayOriginal
    Honour (Apr 26, 1998 - Jun 14, 1998)
    • Starring: Jane Alexander [Honor]
    PlayOriginal
    The Sisters Rosensweig (Mar 18, 1993 - Jul 16, 1994)
    • Starring: Jane Alexander
      • Sara Goode - (Mar 03, 1993 - Aug 14, 1993)
    PlayOriginal
    The Visit (Jan 23, 1992 - Mar 01, 1992)
    • Starring: Jane Alexander [Claire Zachanassian]
    PlayDramaRevival
    Shadowlands (Nov 11, 1990 - Apr 07, 1991)
    • Starring: Jane Alexander [Joy Davidman]
    PlayOriginal
    The Night of the Iguana (Jun 26, 1988 - Sep 04, 1988)
    • Starring: Jane Alexander [Maxine Faulk]
    PlayDramaRevival
    Monday After the Miracle (Dec 14, 1982 - Dec 18, 1982)
    • Starring: Jane Alexander [Annie]
    PlayOriginal
    Goodbye Fidel (Apr 23, 1980 - Apr 26, 1980)
    • Starring: Jane Alexander [Natalia]
    PlayOriginal
    First Monday in October (Oct 03, 1978 - Dec 09, 1978)
    • Starring: Jane Alexander [Judge Ruth Loomis]
    PlayOriginal
    The Heiress (Apr 20, 1976 - May 09, 1976)
    • Starring: Jane Alexander [Catherine Sloper]
    PlayDramaRevival
    Hamlet (Dec 17, 1975 - Jan 25, 1976)
    • Performer: Jane Alexander [Gertrude]
    PlayTragedyRevival
    Find Your Way Home (Jan 02, 1974 - May 04, 1974)
    • Performer: Jane Alexander [Jacqueline Harrison]
    PlayOriginal
    6 Rms Riv Vu (Oct 17, 1972 - May 19, 1973)
    • Starring: Jane Alexander [Anne Miller]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Great White Hope (Oct 03, 1968 - Jan 31, 1970)
    • Performer: Jane Alexander [Eleanor Bachman]
    PlayOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Actress in a Play

    1998 | Nominee  | Honour
    Starring: Jane Alexander

    Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre

    1995 | Recipient
    Jane Alexander (as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts)
     

    Best Actress in a Play

    1993 | Nominee  | The Sisters Rosensweig
    Starring: Jane Alexander
     

    Best Actress in a Play

    1992 | Nominee  | The Visit
    Starring: Jane Alexander
     

    Best Actress in a Play

    1979 | Nominee  | First Monday in October
    Starring: Jane Alexander
     

    Best Actress in a Play

    1974 | Nominee  | Find Your Way Home
    Performer: Jane Alexander
     

    Best Actress in a Play

    1973 | Nominee  | 6 Rms Riv Vu
    Starring: Jane Alexander

    Best Featured Actress in a Play

    1969 | Winner  | The Great White Hope
    Performer: Jane Alexander

    Drama Desk Award

    Outstanding Actress in a Play

    1993 | Winner  | The Sisters Rosensweig
    Starring: Jane Alexander
     

    Outstanding Actress in a Play

    1992 | Nominee  | The Visit
    Starring: Jane Alexander

    Outstanding Performance

    1969 | Winner  | The Great White Hope
    Performer: Jane Alexander

    Theatre World

    Award

    1969 | Recipient  | The Great White Hope
    Performer: Jane Alexander
Grand Horizons (Jan 23, 2020 - Mar 01, 2020)
  • Starring: Jane Alexander [Nancy]
PlayOriginal
Honour (Apr 26, 1998 - Jun 14, 1998)
  • Starring: Jane Alexander [Honor]
PlayOriginal
The Sisters Rosensweig (Mar 18, 1993 - Jul 16, 1994)
  • Starring: Jane Alexander
    • Sara Goode - (Mar 03, 1993 - Aug 14, 1993)
PlayOriginal
The Visit (Jan 23, 1992 - Mar 01, 1992)
  • Starring: Jane Alexander [Claire Zachanassian]
PlayDramaRevival
Shadowlands (Nov 11, 1990 - Apr 07, 1991)
  • Starring: Jane Alexander [Joy Davidman]
PlayOriginal
The Night of the Iguana (Jun 26, 1988 - Sep 04, 1988)
  • Starring: Jane Alexander [Maxine Faulk]
PlayDramaRevival
Monday After the Miracle (Dec 14, 1982 - Dec 18, 1982)
  • Starring: Jane Alexander [Annie]
PlayOriginal
Goodbye Fidel (Apr 23, 1980 - Apr 26, 1980)
  • Starring: Jane Alexander [Natalia]
PlayOriginal
First Monday in October (Oct 03, 1978 - Dec 09, 1978)
  • Starring: Jane Alexander [Judge Ruth Loomis]
PlayOriginal
The Heiress (Apr 20, 1976 - May 09, 1976)
  • Starring: Jane Alexander [Catherine Sloper]
PlayDramaRevival
Hamlet (Dec 17, 1975 - Jan 25, 1976)
  • Performer: Jane Alexander [Gertrude]
PlayTragedyRevival
Find Your Way Home (Jan 02, 1974 - May 04, 1974)
  • Performer: Jane Alexander [Jacqueline Harrison]
PlayOriginal
6 Rms Riv Vu (Oct 17, 1972 - May 19, 1973)
  • Starring: Jane Alexander [Anne Miller]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Great White Hope (Oct 03, 1968 - Jan 31, 1970)
  • Performer: Jane Alexander [Eleanor Bachman]
PlayOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Actress in a Play

1998 | Nominee  | Honour
Starring: Jane Alexander

Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre

1995 | Recipient
Jane Alexander (as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts)
 

Best Actress in a Play

1993 | Nominee  | The Sisters Rosensweig
Starring: Jane Alexander
 

Best Actress in a Play

1992 | Nominee  | The Visit
Starring: Jane Alexander
 

Best Actress in a Play

1979 | Nominee  | First Monday in October
Starring: Jane Alexander
 

Best Actress in a Play

1974 | Nominee  | Find Your Way Home
Performer: Jane Alexander
 

Best Actress in a Play

1973 | Nominee  | 6 Rms Riv Vu
Starring: Jane Alexander

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1969 | Winner  | The Great White Hope
Performer: Jane Alexander

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actress in a Play

1993 | Winner  | The Sisters Rosensweig
Starring: Jane Alexander
 

Outstanding Actress in a Play

1992 | Nominee  | The Visit
Starring: Jane Alexander

Outstanding Performance

1969 | Winner  | The Great White Hope
Performer: Jane Alexander

Theatre World

Award

1969 | Recipient  | The Great White Hope
Performer: Jane Alexander

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