Roslyn Alexander (SAG-AFTRA|Equity)

Roslyn Alexander (SAG-AFTRA|Equity)

Roslyn Alexander, a winner of the Jeff Award for Best Actress, began her career as a teenager in radio. She has starred in drama and comedy in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and regional theaters nationwide. Roslyn created her program of dramatizing short story classics on WFMT, Chicago’s fine arts station. She has appeared in several films, TV episodes and countless commercials and recorded ten novels for Recorded Books of New York. Roslyn wrote and performed her one woman show on the life of Emma Goldman on Chicago area stages.



  • Won the Joseph Jefferson Award for best lead actress in WINGS

  • Starred on Off-Broadway in BEAU JESTE

  • Wrote and starred in a one-woman show, THE PASSIONS OF EMMA GOLDMAN

  • Starred in shows at almost every Chicago equity theatre

  • Appeared in cult horror films, CHILD'S PLAY and 30 MILES FROM NOWHERE

  • Played in TV series, CHICAGO FIRE and SHAMELESS

  • Performed a series of classical literature on WFMT fine arts station

  • Presented one-woman dramatizations of famous plays nationally

  • Appeared in dozens of commercials on TV and radio

  • Business career in fashion