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Jane Alexander

Jane Alexander
Alexander in March 2008
Personal information
Birth nameJane Quigley
Birth dateOctober 28, 1939(age 77)
Place of birthBoston, Massachusetts, U.S.
OccupationActress, author
Years active1970 present
Spouse-Robert Alexander-1962-1974
-Edwin Sherin-1975-

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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.


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