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Neil, Alexandra 1958–

NEIL, Alexandra 1958

(Alexandria Neil, Dianne Thompson)


Born April 7, 1958, in Boston, MA. Education: Williams College, B.A.; National Theatre Institute, graduated.

Addresses: Agent HardenCurtis Associates, 850 Seventh Ave., Suite 905, New York, NY 10019.

Career: Actress, director, producer, and writer. Appeared in commercials, including one for Rogaine hair restorer, 2001. Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, lecturer in theatre; Michael Howard Studio, teacher of "acting with the camera"; also teacher at Connecticut College, Eugene O'Neill Memorial Theatre, Waterford, CT, and National Theatre Institute.

Awards, Honors: Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, outstanding supporting actress in a daytime series, 1989, for The Guiding Light.


Television Appearances; Series:

(As Dianne Thompson) Teresa Donahue, Ryan's Hope, ABC, 19781979.

(As Dianne Thompson) Poppy Lincoln, Ryan's Hope, ABC, 1979.

Ruby Wright, Texas (also known as Another World: Texas ), NBC, 19811982.

(As Dianne Thompson) Gwen, Search for Tomorrow, NBC, 1984.

Emily Benson, Another World (also known as Another World: Bay City ), NBC, 19841985.

Jeannie Johnson, One Life to Live, ABC, 1986.

Rose McClaren Shayne, The Guiding Light (also known as Guiding Light ), CBS, 19871988.

Dawn Wheeler, As the World Turns, CBS, 19941995.

Casey Wexler, All My Children (also known as All My Children: The Summer of Seduction ), ABC, 2002, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Lisa Harmon, "Shadow," Law & Order, NBC, 1997.

Wendy Krim, "A Hit Is a Hit," The Sopranos, HBO, 1999.

Catherine, "Meet the Wolfes," Madigan Men, ABC, 2000.

Alice Marner, "Ego," Law & Order, NBC, 2001.

Mandel's attorney, "New School," Ed, NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Other:

Appeared in the pilots Dudley, CBS; and Laurel Canyon, NBC.

Film Appearances:

Elevator person, Wall Street, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1987.

Sally, See No Evil, Hear No Evil, TriStar, 1989.

(As Alexandria Neil) Soap actress, Longtime Companion, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1990.

Sally Parkyn, Suits, Taurus Entertainment, 1999.

Harry's old flame, Something's Gotta Give, Sony Pictures Classics, 2003.

Film Work:

Producer and director of the documentary film Mad Road.

Stage Appearances:

Performed at Ensemble Studio Theatre, Jewish Repertory Theatre, Soho Repertory Theatre, and Workshop of the Players Art Theatre, all New York City; Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville, KY; Alley Theatre; Hartman Theatre; and Syracuse Stage Theatre, Syracuse, NY.

Stage Work:

Director of The Bullpen, Poetry Project; and My Words in His/Her Mouth, Poetry Project, St. Mark's Playhouse, New York City.


Stage Scripts:

Author of My Words in His/Her Mouth, for Poetry Project, St. Mark's Playhouse, New York City; and Saints in the City, Poetry Project.

Film Scripts:

Author of script for the documentary film Mad Road. Also author of two screenplays and a script for a short film.

Television Scripts:

Author of a script for a television pilot.

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