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Khandi Alexander Biography

Khandi Alexander

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Date of Birth: 1957 , September-4
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch

Quick Timeline of Khandi Alexander

1957 Born in New York City, New York
1985 Began her acting career
1988 Worked as a choreographer
2002 Appeared in the television series, CSI: Miami
2001 Won Black Reel Awards
2005 Won Image Awards
2011 Won NAMIC Vision Awards

Detail Timeline of Khandi Alexander

September 4 , 1957

Born in New York City, New York

Khandi was born as Alexander in New York City, New York, United States of America to Alverina Yavonna and Henry Roland Alexander. Her father was an owner of a construction company and her mother was an opera and jazz singer. She is an American and is of black ethnicity.

1985

Began her acting career

Khandi began her acting career from 1985. That year, she appeared in the TV show, FTV. She also appeared in the movie, Streetwalkin that year. During her early acting days, she also appeared in several Broadway productions like Chicago, Bob Fosse's Dancin, and Dreamgirls.

1988

Worked as a choreographer

Besides acting, she is also well known as a choreographer and dancer. As a multi talented woman, she worked as a choreographer for Whitney Houston's for about four years from 1988. In 1988, she was also seen in Natalie Cole's video for "Pink Cadillac" as a dancer. 

2002

Appeared in the television series, CSI: Miami

She got her rise in fame after she appeared in the television series, Dr. Alexx Woods in 2002. As she was interested in acting she appeared in several movies like Maid to Order, CB4, Joshua Tree and many more.

2001

Won Black Reel Awards

In 2001, she got her one and only nomination in Black Reel Awards. She was nominated in this award for starring the role of Denise Francine 'Fran' Boyd in the television series, The Corner. She was honored with this award that year for Network/Cable - Best Actress.

2005

Won Image Awards

Till now, she has been nominated in Image Awards for 10 different times and out of these ten nominations, she has been honored only twice. She was honored with this award for the first time in 2005 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

2011

Won NAMIC Vision Awards

She has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and she has also won several of them. In 2011, she was honored with NAMIC Vision Awards. She won this award for Best Performance - Drama. She also got her nomination in this award for the second time in 2014.

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Khandi is already at her late 50s, but till now there is no any information related to her love affairs and married life. It is believed that she is still single, she has never been married and she has never been the loving spouse of any one.

Khandi began her acting career from 1985. That year, she appeared in the TV show, FTV. She also appeared in the movie, Streetwalkin that year. As a multi talented woman, she worked as a choreographer for Whitney Houston's for about four years from 1988. As she was interested in acting she appeared in several movies like Maid to Order, CB4, Joshua Tree and many more. She got her rise in fame after she appeared in the television series, Dr. Alexx Woods in 2002. As an actress, she has been earning lucrative amount of salary and her net worth is $8 million dollars.