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Birth NameAlexander Emanuel Grossman
Nicknames X-Man
Maverick
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Alex Emanuel is a professional theatre, film and tv actor, producer, filmmaker and director, as well as a former touring/recording rock musician, writer and visual artist. He was born in the Little Italy area of NYC to artist parents and alternated time growing up between there and Western MA. Alex earned a degree at Skidmore College in Fine Art and trained as an actor in NY and in Chicago. He's a member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA, and has worked regionally, on all three coasts, in the UK and in Eastern Europe.

Alex's feature film work include roles in The Incoherents, Inside the Rain, When Everything's Gone, The Luring, Stealing Chanel, Orgami, Black Wake, Keep the Change, 39 and 1/2, Juvie, Uncaged, Blowtorch, Trooper, Buster, Together, 2 Wks 1 Yr, Brother 2 among other films.

His TV credits include roles on Succession, Public Morals, Bronx SIU, 50 Central, Blue Bloods, House of Cards, Rescue Me, Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Hack, Sex and the City, As the World Turns, All My Children, The Other F Word and The Whitest Kids You Know among other shows.

Alex has acted in more than his share of short films as well, many of which have garnered awards at festivals, and also appeared in many music videos and commercials.

He's worked extensively in the Theatre as well, in, among other plays, the premieres of Stew (TONY award winning Passing Strange on Broadway)'s new rock musical Family Album at OSF in Oregon, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep (in which he portrayed "Deckard" in the critically acclaimed stage version of the book Bladerunner was based on) in NY, Jeff Marx (Avenue Q) and Fat Mike (NOFX)'s new punk rock musical Home Street Home at ZSpace in San Francisco, Disappeared at the Steppenwolf Theatre, Fringe of Humanity by Paul Calderon and starring David Zayas, Possible Worlds, Eagle River and others in Chicago, Harakiri Kane, Pucker Up and Blow (directed by Casting Director Paul Schnee) for the NY Fringe, Open the Dark Door, To Barcelona, Shekinah, Count Down, Live Coverage, Broken Shadows and productions of Secrets of Freud and Jung, The Years, Three Days of Rain, The Killing Game and The Dreamer Examines His Pillow.

When not acting, Alex devotes a good portion of his time writing and looking for projects for his start-up production company Starna Productions. Presently, Starna has 3 projects in various phases. First on the docket is the rock 'n' roll comedy feature The Incoherents, in which Alex plays a lead role, is a producer of, and wrote original music for. The film finished principal photography in May 2017 and is presently hitting the festival circuit. Early notices have been stellar, as it's picked up a nomination for Best Comedy and won an award for Best Feature. Next up is a documentary he's working on about his father, the celebrated cartoonist/illustrator Robert Grossman and a feature film titled The Fleshwriter, written by award winning author Michael Gruber.

Alex previously has worked as a published illustrator (clients include The New York Times and other publications), a record album producer (he produced Occupy this Album, the 4-disc, 99 song collection benefiting the Occupy Movement), an art director, acting coach, welder, freelance writer and professional musician. He's written music for, toured, recorded, played bass, guitar and sung with numerous rock bands, including his own former bands Permission, Rollo, Transit Belle, Hygiene, Lucan, Rodan and Rang, plus OSFU, The Navigators, Edison Woods, The Swedes, Brilliantine, Pen Pal, Chavez, Sammy, The Subway Sun, Under Nation, The Gallenas and others, with a few of his songs having been licensed for TV and films.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Russel Dahlberg

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