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Roslyn Alexander

Leading lady of the Chicago stages, Roslyn Alexander got bit parts in movies or TV series episodes shot in the Windy City, generally as a kind old lady. Also active on the radio, Alexander was an active proponent of adult education. In 1980, she was awarded the prestigious Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role in a Play for "Wings... See full bio »

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Known For

Child's Play
The Unborn
The Unborn Evelyn
Baby's Day Out
Baby's Day Out Woman in Cab
Rent-a-Cop Miss Barley


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 2017 The Bobby Roberts Project (filming)
Gertrude Washington Jenkins
 2016 Chicago Fire (TV Series)
Margot Palmer
- Nobody Else Is Dying Today (2016) ... Margot Palmer
 2013 Google Me Love (Short)
 2012 Underemployed (TV Series)
- Pilot (2012)
 2012 I Heart Shakey
Mrs. Ellrich
 2009 The Unborn
 2008 Osso Bucco
Old Woman Diner
 1998 Early Edition (TV Series)
Kindly Old Lady
- Halloween (1998) ... Kindly Old Lady
 1997 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Lady on the Bridge
- Split Decisions (1997) ... Lady on the Bridge
 1994 Baby's Day Out
Woman in Cab
 1994 Missing Persons (TV Series)
Lilly Brontis
- I've Got a Siren!... (1994) ... Lilly Brontis
 1987 Rent-a-Cop
Miss Barley
 1984 The Naked Face
Lady in Elevator
 1983 Through Naked Eyes (TV Movie)
Elderly Woman

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She acted in the play, "Wings," at the Wisdom Bridge Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Crew included Gary Baugh (scenic designer), and Michael Merritt (lighting designer).

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She was awarded the 1980 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role in a Play for "Wings" at the Wisdom Bridge Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.

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