Nadia Alexander

Image result for NADIA ALEXANDER

Image result for NADIA ALEXANDER

Nadia Alexander

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nadia Alexander (born Nadia Cook-Loshilov) is an American actress[1] best known for roles in television (Elementary (TV series), Boardwalk Empire) and film (Admission). In 2017 she joined the cast of Netflix’s Seven Seconds (TV series) playing Nadine and co-starred in the Tribeca Film Festival-nominated film Blame alongside Chris Messina and Quinn Shephard. Previous roles include The Wilding[2] on USA Network.

Personal life[edit]

Alexander spent her childhood in Pittsburgh, PA, performing in theater before moving to New York City as a teenager. She graduated from the drama program at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School as a Presidential Scholar in the Arts.[3] She is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society with Bachelor’s Degrees in physics and psychology from the William E. Macaulay Honors College.[4]

Career[edit]

Alexander began acting at the age of six, when she was cast in a Pittsburgh-area regional stage production of The Sound of Music playing the role of Gretl. She worked professionally throughout her childhood at most of southwestern Pennsylvania’s Equity theaters, including Pittsburgh Public Theater, where she took home first place in their annual Shakespeare Monologue Competition for three consecutive years.[5]

In 2007, Alexander moved to New York City, where she became known for her commercial and episodic television work. While still in high school, Alexander performed Off-Broadway in There Are No More Big Secrets at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.[6] Her first feature film performance was in the independent movie, Postales. In 2014 she was cast in Ten Thousand Saints to play the role of Prudence, the sister of Jude Keffy-Horn, played by British film actor Asa Butterfield.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes and awards
2010 Postales Mary
2013 Admission Quest Student
2014 Jamie Marks is Dead Wendy Shown at 2014 Sundance Film Festival
2015 Ten Thousand Saints Prudence Shown at 2015 Sundance Film Festival
2015 Fan Girl Kim
2016 Blame Melissa Bowman Shown at 2017 Tribeca Film Fesival

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes and awards
2009 Possible Side Effects Alma Showtime Pilot, aired November 2009
2010 Law & Order Morgan Season 20, Episode 23: “Rubber Room”
2010 Delocated Tatiana Season 2, Episode 11: “David’s Girlfriend”
2011 Boardwalk Empire Bethany Rohan Season 2, Episode 7: “Peg of Old”
2012 The Mob Doctor Susie Demarco Season 1, Episode 1
2015 The Following Emily Hays Season 3, Episode 4
2015 The Devil You Know Ann Putnam Jr. Lead role
2015 The Wilding Kayla Hayes Lead role
2017 Seven Seconds (TV series) Nadine
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s