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Erika Alexander is an American actress best known for her role in ‘Living Single.’

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BirthdayNovember 19, 1969
NationalityAmerican
FamousBlack Actresses, Film & Theater Personalities, Actresses
City/StateArizona
SpousesTony Puryear (m. 1997)
Known asErika Rose Alexander
Universities
  • Philadelphia High School for Girls
Birth PlaceWinslow, Arizona
Height165cm
GenderFemale
FatherRobert Alexander
MotherSammie Alexander
Sun SignScorpio
Born inWinslow, Arizona
Famous asActress
Socials

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Who is Erika Alexander?

Erika Alexander, born as Erika Rose Alexander, is an American actress best known for playing the roles of Maxine Shaw and Pam Tucker in the sitcoms ‘Living Single’ and ‘The Cosby Show’ respectively. She is also famous for appearing in the dramas ‘Going to Extremes’ and ‘Street Time’. The actress is recognized for appearing in recurring roles in the series 'Judging Amy', 'Heist', 'Last Man Standing', 'Bosch' and 'Beyond' as well. Alexander has also shown her acting skills in a number of movies, such as 'The Mahabharata', ‘Fathers & Sons', 'Full Frontal', 'Brave New Jersey' and 'Get Out'. Talking about her awards and honors, her performance in ‘Living Single’ has fetched her two NAACP Image Awards under the category ‘Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series’. On a personal note, the American beauty has been happily married since 1997. Very few people know that the actress has a keen interest in politics. Alexander campaigned for Hillary Clinton and even toured university campuses during the 2008 Democratic Party primary election.

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Career

Erika Alexander first appeared on the big screen in the 1986 film ‘My Little Girl’. She also made her debut on TV that year by appearing in the TV film ‘George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation’. After this she did the movie ‘The Mahabharata’. In 1990, she began playing the role of Pam Tucker on ‘The Cosby Show’. The actress also appeared in an episode of ‘Law & Order’ that year. Soon after this, she had a role in the flick ‘He Said, She Said’.

She joined the cast of ‘Going to Extremes’ in 1992. The following year, Alexander started portraying the character of Maxine "Max" Felice Shaw in the sitcom ‘Living Single’. During this time, she also did the flick ‘54’. In 2001, the actress had a recurring role in ‘Judging Amy’. A year later, she got featured in the drama ‘Street Time’ as well as in the films ‘Love Liza’ and ‘Full Frontal’.

During 2006 and 2007, she did a number of television projects, such as ‘Sixty Minute Man’, ‘In Justice’, ‘Heist’, ‘ER’, ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’, ‘Numb3rs’ and ‘CSI: Miami’. Alexander then played Theresa Simmons in ‘In Plain Sight’ in 2010. From 2012 to 2015, she played the recurring roles of Carol Larabee and Louise "LC" Cullen in ‘Last Man Standing’ and ‘Low Winter Sun’ respectively. During this time, she also appeared in the drama series ‘Let's Stay Together’. In the ensuing years, the American actress appeared in the TV programs ‘Bosch’, ‘Queen Sugar,’ and ‘Beyond’ as well as the movies ‘Brave New Jersey’ and ‘Get Out’.

Personal Life

Erika Alexander was born on November 19, 1969 in Winslow, Arizona, USA to Sammie and Robert Alexander. She has five siblings. She studied at Philadelphia High School for Girls. The actress has been married to screenwriter Tony Puryear since 1997.

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Erika Alexander biography timelines

  • // 19th Nov 1969
    Erika Alexander was born on November 19, 1969 in Winslow, Arizona, USA to Sammie and Robert Alexander. She has five siblings. She studied at Philadelphia High School for Girls. The actress has been married to screenwriter Tony Puryear since 1997.
  • // 1986
    Erika Alexander first appeared on the big screen in the 1986 film ‘My Little Girl’. She also made her debut on TV that year by appearing in the TV film ‘George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation’. After this she did the movie ‘The Mahabharata’. In 1990, she began playing the role of Pam Tucker on ‘The Cosby Show’. The actress also appeared in an episode of ‘Law & Order’ that year. Soon after this, she had a role in the flick ‘He Said, She Said’.
  • // 1992
    She joined the cast of ‘Going to Extremes’ in 1992. The following year, Alexander started portraying the character of Maxine "Max" Felice Shaw in the sitcom ‘Living Single’. During this time, she also did the flick ‘54’. In 2001, the actress had a recurring role in ‘Judging Amy’. A year later, she got featured in the drama ‘Street Time’ as well as in the films ‘Love Liza’ and ‘Full Frontal’.
  • // 2006
    During 2006 and 2007, she did a number of television projects, such as ‘Sixty Minute Man’, ‘In Justice’, ‘Heist’, ‘ER’, ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’, ‘Numb3rs’ and ‘CSI: Miami’. Alexander then played Theresa Simmons in ‘In Plain Sight’ in 2010. From 2012 to 2015, she played the recurring roles of Carol Larabee and Louise "LC" Cullen in ‘Last Man Standing’ and ‘Low Winter Sun’ respectively. During this time, she also appeared in the drama series ‘Let's Stay Together’. In the ensuing years, the American actress appeared in the TV programs ‘Bosch’, ‘Queen Sugar,’ and ‘Beyond’ as well as the movies ‘Brave New Jersey’ and ‘Get Out’.

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Erika Alexander's FAQ

  • What is Erika Alexander birthday?

    Erika Alexander was born at 1969-11-19

  • Where is Erika Alexander's birth place?

    Erika Alexander was born in Winslow, Arizona

  • What is Erika Alexander nationalities?

    Erika Alexander's nationalities is American

  • Who is Erika Alexander spouses?

    Erika Alexander's spouses is Tony Puryear (m. 1997)

  • What was Erika Alexander universities?

    Erika Alexander studied at Philadelphia High School for Girls

  • How tall is Erika Alexander?

    Erika Alexander's height is 165

  • Who is Erika Alexander's father?

    Erika Alexander's father is Robert Alexander

  • Who is Erika Alexander's mother?

    Erika Alexander's mother is Sammie Alexander

  • What is Erika Alexander's sun sign?

    Erika Alexander is Scorpio

  • How famous is Erika Alexander?

    Erika Alexander is famouse as Actress

  • What is Erika Alexander's twitter?

    Erika Alexander's twitter is https://twitter.com/EAlexTheGreat/

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    Erika Alexander's instagram is https://www.instagram.com/erikaalexanderthegreat/

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