Alex Karpovsky

Inside Biography

Alexander Alex Karpovsky is an American filmmaker and actor. He is best known for portraying Ray Ploshansky on the HBO comedy-drama series Girls.

A native of Newton Ma s sachusetts, Karpovsky graduated from the Boston University and enrolled for PHD in visual ethnography at the University of Oxford. After doing several college plays and theater shows, he dropped out his PHD and began his film career.

He made his film debut in The Hole Story in 2006. He also wrote, directed and produced the movie. Since then, he has appeared in numerous films and TV series and wrote/produced/directed a number of films.

Early Life, Family And Education Of Alex Karpovsky

Alex Karpovsky is an American director, screenwriter, actor, producer and editor. He was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He grew up in Newton, Ma s sachusetts, USA. His birth name is Alexander Karpovsky. He was born to Russian-Jewish Immigrant family. He is of American nationality and mixed ethnic background. 

He wanted to be a scientist when he was a small kid. He was influenced by his father who is also a scientist. But, later dropped the idea of becoming a scientist and pursue his acting career.

His father Mark Karpovsky is a professor of Computer Engineering in Boston University and belongs to Russian-Jewish ethnicity. He completed high school diploma from a local high school in Newton. He then attended Boston University and graduated in 1997.

He then enrolled for Ph.D. at the University of Oxford in visual ethnography but later dropped out. During he was in the Oxford University, he did numerous college theater and plays.

Alex Karpovsky's Career

Alex Karpovsky began his professional career in the mid-2000s. In 2006, he wrote, produced, directed and acted in a film The Hole story. Following year, he made a guest appearance in a film Cubby Knowles. In 2008, he directed a comedy film Woodpecker.

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As a writer and director, he has written and directed several movies and comedy skits. In 2016, he wrote an Amazon TV series The New Yorker Presents. In 2017, his romcom web series Love’s first season released on Netflix.

He has appeared in various films and TV series as an actor. Some of his notable films are Red Flag, Trust Us and Rubberneck. In 2017, he enacted in a Netflix’ comedy film Girlfriend’s alongside Bob Odenkirk, Amber Tamblyn, Rich Sommer, Toby Huss and other stars. In 2018, he appeared in a romantic thriller film Rosy alongside Stacy Martin, Tony Shalhoub and Johnny Knoxville.

Karpovsky is also a popular TV star. He has appeared in numerous drama series in a main and supporting role. From 2012-15, he made a guest appearance in a crime thriller series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. From 2012-17, he portrayed Ryan Ploshansky ( one of the leading casts) in a TV series Girls. He made a guest appearance in an episode of series Drunk History in 2018.

Alex Karpovsky' Net Worth

Alex Karpovsky’s net worth is $16 million, as of July 2018. He has ama s sed a huge amount of net worth from his multiple careers as an actor, writer and director. His several films have earned a good amount of money at the Box Office.  He has a Toyota Matrix car. 

In 2012, his film Sleepwalk with Me earned $2.2 million at the Box Office. The same year, he also featured in a film Supporting Character which earned $4917 at the Box Office. 

Alex Karpovsky's Personal Life, Affair, Dating

A famous filmmaker Alex Karpovsky keeps his personal life private and out of the spotlight. He has never mentioned about his affair, dating, and relationship. He seems like he is fully focused on his work.

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He also reads books in his leisure time. His favorite book is Moby Dick; a novel about epic adventure fiction and seas story. His favorite food is Pizza. His hometown’s Brisket Pizza is the best pizza for him. He follows Jewish religion.

Body Measurement:

  • Height: He stands at the height of 191 cm.
  • Weight: He weighs 82 kg. 
  • Biceps: 29 cm
  • Waist: 80 cm
  • Buste: 107 cm
  • Butt size: 90 cm. 

In 2017, he featured in a rock band MGMT's music video When You Die. 

by sanjeet, 04 Apr, 2014

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