Roslyn Alexander (SAG-AFTRA | Equity)
The “Grand Dame” of Chicago Theatre
Roslyn Alexander is an actress best known for The Unborn, Baby’s Day Out, Child’s Play, and Rent-a-Cop. Other film credits include Google Me Love, I Heart Shakey, Osso Bucco, The Naked Face, and Through Naked Eyes. Television credits include Underemployed, Early Edition, Chicago Hope, and Missing Persons.
On stage, she was awarded the Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role as in Wings (Wisdom Bridge Theatre). She wrote and starred in the one woman play The Passions of Emma Goldman (Skokie Theatre). She also starred in the world premieres of Jacob and Jack, as Hannah Esther and Beau Jest, as Miriam (Victory Gardens Theatre). Other theater roles include Mae in The End of the Tour (16th Street Theater); Karen Frick in The Last Yankee (Actors Workshop Theatre); Ruth Steiner (Organic Theatre); and Nell in Endgame and Miss Laetitia Prism in The Importance of Being Earnest (Court Theatre).
In the advertising world, Roslyn has sold everything from antacids to marijuana.
An Actor Remembers
Roslyn Alexander has led a remarkable life. In AN ACTOR REMEMBERS, she reflects on what gave meaning to her life, the people who inspired her starting with her grandparents and her parents along with her professors at Northwestern and her fellow actors and directors.
On Golden Pond
Alexander is riveting.
St. Charles Chronicle
On Golden Pond
Glides through each situation with gentle spontaneity.
Combines expected cliches with believability..no easy task.
H. Kissel, NY, Daily News
She steals the show..audience is in stitches just watching her cross the stage.
V. Rosenthal, Washington, D.C.
..dexterously combines pathos and humor.
New City, Chicago
The American Plan
End Of The Tour
...fierce and compelling...
Time Out Chicago