Jennifer recently shot an episode of an Emmy Award-winning Netflix comedy series and appeared on stage in the premiere of LEMON TREE, a new play by Claude Solnik, at Theater For the New City in Manhattan and Theater294, which was widely well-received.
She has made appearances on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Chris
Kepford Show (Funny or Die, Vimeo on Demand, MNN), Z: The Beginning of
Everything on Amazon, and most recently on the CBS sitcom Kevin Can Wait
as Nancy, part of the book club girls.
Previously, Jennifer voiced the commanding yet playful anime character of Misato Katsuragi in one of the first English dubs of The End of Evangelion, the last 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 show Astonishing News. During her time in Australia she completed voice work for the Emmy Award-winning CGI-animated BBC series Animalia and shot a featured role in Suing the Devil starring Malcolm McDowell on location in Sydney.
A New York native and involved in countless productions throughout Long Island and NYC, she is especially noted for her roles on stage in INTO THE WOODS, playing the Baker’s Wife and Cinderella in three separate productions. Credits include: MARY POPPINS as the title character, Daisy Mae in LI'L ABNER, Dorothy in THE WIZARD OF OZ, Patty Simcox in GREASE, Susan in COMPANY, and she originated the role of Jephthah’s Daughter in the NYC premiere of SACRIFICES, a one-act play with Original Binding Productions for which she garnered stellar reviews.
In the spring of 2015 she added Producer to her list of credits,
having helped produce Oxford University's a cappella group Out of the Blue with
special guest artist Broadway's Kristy Cates at the renowned 54 Below in NYC.
Graduate of Hofstra University where she trained classically as a mezzo-soprano. She holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts with specializations in Music, Philosophy, and Sociology and studied at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts (formerly The School for Film and Television) in NYC and the Actors Centre Australia in Sydney. Member of SAG-AFTRA.
Jennifer is based in New York and is currently writing an anime miniseries.
"Probably the most dynamic of the characters was Jephthah’s daughter (Jennifer Alexander), who was offered as a burnt sacrifice when he returned from war. The character’s emotions transitioned from excited to melancholy and then to pensive, all masterfully captured by the skilled Alexander."
-WLAD Danbury, Aug 2013