Jennifer has starred on stage and screen in projects domestic and international. She can be seen in Season 2 of the Emmy Award-winning Netflix series Master of None in the acclaimed ASL sequence of Episode 6 "New York, I Love You" as the mom in the shop shouting in sign language after overhearing a couple's very public sex talk.
A New York native with a prolific theatrical presence across Long Island and NYC, she is especially noted for her roles in INTO THE WOODS as the Baker's Wife and Cinderella in three separate productions. Other highlights: MARY POPPINS (Mary Poppins), LI'L ABNER (Daisy Mae), THE WIZARD OF OZ (Dorothy), GREASE (Patty Simcox), COMPANY (Susan), and Jephthah's Daughter in the NYC premiere of SACRIFICES with Original Binding Productions.
She starred as Sister James in John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize-winning play DOUBT with the Long Island Repertory Co. at Theater 294 for which she received stellar reviews. She also appeared in the premiere of LEMON TREE written by Theater for the New City playwright-in-residence Claude Solnik at TNC and Theater 294.
Television appearances include The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central), The Chris Kepford Show (Funny or Die), Z: The Beginning of Everything (Amazon), and Kevin Can Wait (CBS) as Nancy, part of the book club girls.
Jennifer voiced the commanding yet playful anime character of Misato in an English version of The End of Evangelion, the penultimate film in the Neon Genesis Evangelion series. She played Vicki the robot from Small Wonder in the indie comedy Mission Idiot and portrayed Kathleen Kennedy, sister of JFK, in "A Kennedy Family Story" on the Japanese TV series Gyoten Astonishing News. While residing in Australia, she lent her voice to the Emmy Award-winning CGI-animated series Animalia (BBC) and filmed Suing the Devil starring Malcolm McDowell on location in Sydney.
In the spring of 2015 she helped produce a sold-out concert featuring Oxford University's a cappella group Out of the Blue with special guest artist Broadway's Kristy Cates at the renowned Feinstein's/54 Below in New York City.
Jennifer is a graduate of Hofstra University where she trained classically as a mezzo-soprano and earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts with specializations in Music, Philosophy, and Sociology. She studied at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts (NYC) and the Actors Centre Australia in Sydney.
Jennifer is a member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA and is currently based in New York. ✧
Kevin James and Jennifer Alexander in Kevin Can Wait S1E4 "Kevin and Donna's Book Club" | CBS