Jane Alexander Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Apr, 2020
Facts of Jane Alexander
Date of Birth: 1939 , October-28
Age: 81 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Jane Alexander
Father Thomas B. Quigley
Mother Ruth Elizabeth Quigley
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Boston, Massachusetts
Ethnicity White
Net Worth $10 million
Married to Robert Alexander, Edwin Sherin
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Jane Alexander is a remarkable American actress. She is also an author and director of the National Endowment for the Arts. She is the winner of Tony Award and she also won Emmy Award two times. She was previously married to theatre actors Robert Alexander (1962-1974) and Edwin Sherin (1975-2017).

Born in Boston, Massachusetts

Jane Alexander was born on October 28, 1939, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. She is currently 80 years old, as of 2020.

Her father Thomas B. Quigley was a surgeon and while her wife Ruth Elizabeth Quigley was a nurse.

She spent her childhood in her birthplace that is Boston, Massachusetts. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is white. She is the daughter of Ruth Elizabeth who was a nurse and Thomas B. Quigley who was an orthopedic surgeon. There is no information available on her siblings.

She completed her schooling from Beaver Country Day School which is a girl’s school in Chestnut Hill which lies outside of Boston. During her school life, she discovered her love of acting.

She went to Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville which lies in New York for graduation in theater but she also studied math with a side subject computer programming in case she failed as an actress after being encouraged by her father to go to college before pursuing her acting career.

Acting Career

Jane Alexander started her career in films with the movie called The Great White Hope with the role of Eleanor Backman. She has been nominated for many awards for this role.

She has been providing people with hit movies over these years. She started her career in the TV series with her debut show N.Y.P.D in the episode of The Night watch.

Marriage and Divorce With Robert Alexander and Edwin Sherin

Jane Alexander dated her boyfriend Robert Alexander whom she met in early 1960 in New York City. They both were pursuing acting career when they met. The couple decided to get married in 1962. This couple shares a son as their children whose name is Jace Alexander who was born in 1964. But sadly this couple could not last long and they got divorced in 1974 shortly after more than a decade.

Then she started dating Edwin Sherin who is a producer/director whom she met in Washington, D.C. where he was Artistic Director at Arena Stage. This couple decided to get married in 1975. They share four children, one of Jane Alexander whose name is Jace and three of Edwin Sherin and their names are Tony, Geoffrey and Jon. So she had two spouses. Since she is happily married to her husband, there is no chance of extramarital affairs.

Whopping Net Worth of $10 Million

Jane Alexander is a tall woman with the height of 5 ft 6 inches. She is a perfectly healthy woman with the weight of 55 kg.

She earns a decent amount of money throughout his acting career. She has a whopping net worth of $10 million, as of 2020, according to Idol Net Worth.


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