John Alexander (II)

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Born in Scotland and having spent time in Malta -- where his father, an officer in the British Royal Navy, was stationed -- John Alexander has made a career out of playing highly specialized and physical character roles in sophisticated adventure films. A favorite of special effects gurus Rick Baker and the late Stan Winston, he is often found ... See full bio »

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Known For

Men in Black II Jarra / Family Dad Alien
Hellboy II: The Golden Army Johann Krauss / Bethmoora Goblin
Planet of the Apes Ape Dinner Guest / Old Man Servant / Old Ape #1
Men in Black Mikey


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 2015 The Mill at Calder's End (Short)
The Bramblegor
 2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army
Johann Krauss / Bethmoora Goblin
 2003 The Haunted Mansion
Tea Ghost
 2002 The Country Bears
Big Al
 2002 Men in Black II
Jarra / Family Dad Alien
 2001 When Zombies Attack!! (Short)
 2001 Planet of the Apes
Ape Dinner Guest / Old Man Servant / Old Ape #1
 1998 Mighty Joe Young
Mighty Joe Young
 1997 Men in Black
 1997 Fierce Creatures
Gorilla Performer 'Jambo'
 1994 Biohazard: The Alien Force (Video)
Det. Morley
 1994 Baby's Day Out
 1993 Press Gang (TV Series)
Second Biker
- Windfall (1993) ... Second Biker
 1989 Deadline
Dr. Spencer Compton
 1989 Alien Private Eye
 1988 Gorillas in the Mist
Mime artist
 1985 The Bride
Circus Performer
 1985 Return to Oz
Cowardly Lion / Wheeler
 1984 Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
White Eyes, Primate Leader
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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Often performs as gorillas and chimps with legendary makeup effects artist Rick Baker.

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