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Khandi Alexander stars in "Treme" on HBO as LaDonna Batiste-Williams.

Previously, Khandi Alexander starred for six years as Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Alexx Woods on the hit CBS television drama "CSI: Miami," receiving numerous citations, including an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Achievement in Acting.

Before that, Alexander co-starred as the sophisticated radio personality Catherine Duke on the long-running TV sitcom "NewsRadio." She also had a recurring role on the popular television
Khandi Alexander in "CSI: Miami"
Khandi Alexander CSI: Miami
drama "ER," earning rave reveiws. Her memorable portrayal of a sympathetic drug addict in the Emmy-nominated HBO miniseries "The Corner" truly solidified her stature as a gifted and promising actress. Her performance mixed gritty pathos and unsentimental tragedy and was praised by critics and viewers alike. Among her many other television credits are guest appearances in "Law & Order: SVU," "NYPD Blue" and "La Femme Nikita."

Her feature film credits include two independent features, "First Born" and "Rain," "Dark Blue," "There's Something About Mary," "What's Love Got to Do with It?," "A Chorus Line," "Sugar Hill," "Menace II Society" and "Emmett's Mark."

Alexander began her career as a dancer on Broadway. Her big break came when legendary choreographer Bob Fosse hand-picked her for his national touring company of "Dancin'." From there, Alexander appeared in the original Tony Award-wnning Broadway production of "Dreamgirls" and later starred on Broadway as Velma Kelly in Bob Fosse's "Chicago." In between, she forged a four-year-long creative collaboration with the multi-platinum songstress Whitney Houston. Their assocation culminated in Alexander choreographing Houston's successful "I'm Your Baby Tonight" internationa concert tour, which established Houston as a star and Alexander as a guiding force. Alexander also served as choreographer for the 1992 American Music Awards.

Alexander was born and raised in Queens, New York, and lives in Los Angeles.



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Age: 57 years old
Birthday: September 4, 1957
Height: 5' 4"
Birthplace: Queens, NY
Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA





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sunny says:
Khandi u went to my mom annie fleming and lavern fleming
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