John D. Alexander is a resident and native of New York, where, as a lad, he began his acting career. After spending the past 20 years in theatre, as well as film and radio, in Burlington, Vermont, he is now back in New York. Film and TV: Lamotta: the Bronx Bull (opposite Paul Sorvino), The Mudge Boy (opposite Richard Jenkins and Emile Hirsch), American Gun (opposite James Coburn), as well as Amazon's Hunters and Saturday Night Live (opposite Kate McKinnon and Tracy Morgan), and a variety of commercials. Regional Theatre: Harry Roat in Wait Until Dark, Brother Maynard in Spamalot, Feldzieg in The Drowsy Chaperone, and Pap in Big River (St. Michael’s Playhouse), Bob Ewell in To Kill a Mockingbird, Pozzo in Waiting for Godot, Crick in Photograph 51, and Phyllis, Leslie, and Tom in Sylvia (Vermont Stage Company), Prospero in The Tempest and Theodore Roosevelt in Bully! (Lost Nation Theater), Arscott and Collins in Our Country’s Good and Eddie Schultz in No Orchids for Miss Blandish (Northern Stage), and Treat in Orphans (Off Center for the Dramatic Arts). Other favorite roles include Teach (American Buffalo), Arthur Goldman (The Man in the Glass Booth), Johnny Pat (The Cripple of Inishmaan), Orin the Dentist (Little Shop of Horrors), and Ross (The Elephant Man). Mr. Alexander has taught acting at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont, with the Summer Discovery Program, and in private workshops. Dialect Coaching: Aunt Dan and Lemon, Hallelujah Girls, Oliver Twist, Steel Magnolias, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Dancing at Lughnasa, Our Country's Good, Fully Committed, Stone, various children's shows, and private workshops. Skills/Activities/Memberships: Aside from skill with dialects, he enjoys the German language, fencing, marksmanship, and stage combat. He is a cofounder of Off Center for the Dramatic Arts, a 60-seat black box theater in Burlington, Vermont, established to provide an affordable, professional venue for local theater artists. He is a member of both Actors’ Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild, and has studied at HB Studio.