Sarah Alexander

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Sarah Alexander is a British actress.She was born on January 3, 1971 in London as Sarah Smith .


Alexander was born Sarah Smith in London. Her father Frank Smith was a television producer and director who was responsible for series such as Panorama . This is how Alexander came into contact with the television industry at an early age.

After passing her A-levels , she moved out of home at the age of 18 and traveled to the Edinburgh Festival in the hope of starting her acting career there. Her parents were against this idea and wanted Sarah Alexander to study.

Alexander began her acting career at the theater and initially planned to work only as a stage actress. She had an unsuccessful audition for the Royal Shakespeare Company early in her career .

Acting career

In 1993 Alexander appeared in an episode of Lovejoy . In 1996 she played the role of Beatrice in Octavio Paz's only play Rappaccini's Daughter .

In the mid-1990s, Alexander met Ben Miller and Alexander Armstrong . She appeared on their Armstrong and Miller sketch show and otherwise focused on the comedy industry. She was seen in the sketch shows Alas Smith and Jones and Smack the Pony, among others.

In the British comedy science fiction series Red Dwarf , Alexander played the role of a fictional French queen in a medieval video game.

In 2000 she starred in the sci-fi comedy series The Strangerers and also hosted The 11 O'Clock Show with Jon Holmes . She also made her first appearance on the BBC sitcom Coupling - Who with whom? to see.

Besides this, her most important roles on British television were those of Mel in The Worst Week of My Life (British original to help! Wedding! - The worst week of my life ) and that of Dr. Angela Hunter in the comedy series Green Wing , which, like Smack the Pony, was developed by Victoria Pile .

Alexander is currently focused on her breakthrough in the US . She plays a supporting role as the witch Empusa in the fantasy film Der Sternwanderer alongside Michelle Pfeiffer and Robert De Niro .

According to the BBC website, she is also writing a comedy series about two journalists with two writers from the Armstrong and Miller production team.

Private life

Sarah Alexander is currently in a relationship with comedy writer and actor Peter Serafinowicz . The two have had a child since April 2007.

Alexander is fluent in French and Spanish . Your brother works as a translator.

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