Desert, Alex 1968–

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DESERT, Alex 1968


Surname is pronounced "Dezair"; born July 18, 1968. Education: Attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music, Art, and Performing Arts, New York City. Avocational Interests: Pool, collecting animation cells.

Addresses: Agent Joel King, Pakula/King Associates, 9229 West Sunset Blvd., Suite 315, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Career: Actor, vocalist, and composer. Hepcat (a skareggae band), singer and songwriter.


Television Appearances; Series:

Holden Hines, TV 101, CBS, 1988.

Julio Mendez, The Flash, CBS, 1990.

Stan Lee, The Heights, Fox, 19921993.

Eli Williams, Boy Meets World, ABC, c. 19941996.

Jake Malinak, Becker, CBS, beginning 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Jeremy, "Too Much of a Good Thing," Free Spirit, 1989.

Livingston, "The Power of the Pen," A Different World, NBC, 1990.

Robinson, "The Green Room," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1990.

Celebrity contestant, "Aruba III," Search Party, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Celebrity contestant, "Aruba IV," Search Party, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Eli Williams, "Brave New World: Parts 1 & 2," Boy Meets World, ABC, 2000.

Panelist on The List, VH1; also guest on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, and The Test, FX Channel.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Jordan, The Girl with the Crazy Brother, CBS, 1990.

Prism Awards 2001, syndicated, 2001.

Host from Detroit, The AllAmerican Thanksgiving Parade, CBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Other:

Julio Mendez, The Flash (pilot), 1990.

Lester, Lush Life (movie), Showtime, 1993.

Film Appearances:

Julio Mendez, The Flash II: Revenge of the Trickster, 1991.

Julio Mendez, The Flash III: Deadly Nightshade, 1992.

Rick, The Ticket, 1994.

Mullaney, PCU (also known as PCU Pit Party ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1994.

Charles, Swingers, Miramax, 1996.

Bartender, Playing God (also known as Playing Hero ), Buena Vista, 1997.

Louis, High Fidelity, Buena Vista, 2000.

Valentine, Masked and Anonymous, Sony Pictures Classics, 2003.

Durell Mills, Chicken Party (short film), Harbinger Pictures, 2003.



(With Hepcat) Out of Nowhere, 1994.

(With Loved Ones) Better Do Right, 1994.

(With New York Ska Jazz Ensemble) New York Ska Jazz Ensemble, 1995.

(With Hepcat) Scientific, 1996.

Hellcat Records Present ... Give Them the Boot, 1997.

Ska Island, 1997.

(With Hepcat) Right on Time, 1998.

(With Rancid) Life Won't Wait, 1998.

(With Royal Crown Revue) Contender, 1998.


Songs Featured in Films:

Betty, Panorama Entertainment, 1997.