Khandi Alexander


Date Of Birth

September 4, 1957


Khandi Alexander first became famous in the world of TV forensics as Dr. Alexx Woods on CSI: Miami before landing a spot on the HBO series Treme, where she currently plays tavern owner LaDonna Batiste-Williams. Alexander, who studied at Queensborough Community College and appeared in Broadway productions of Chicago, Bob Fosse's Dancin and Dreamgirls, also captivated viewers for three years as Catherine Duke on NewsRadio.

In 1995, Alexander joined the cast of ER as Jackie Robbins, a character she played until 2001. Simultaneously, she appeared in movies like Dark Blue, Emmett's Mark, There's Something About Mary, Thick as Thieves and What's Love Got to Do with It, just to name a few.

Place of Birth

New York, New York

Birth Name

Khandi Alexander



Fun Facts

She has worked as a choreographer Whitney Houston's world tours.


2001: Black Reel - Best Actress for The Corner

2005: Image Award - Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for CSI: Miami


2010 - present Treme (TV series)
2009 Better Off Ted (TV series)
2002-2009 CSI: Miami (TV series)
2007 First Born
2006 Rain
2004 Perfect Strangers (TV movie)
2004 CSI: Miami (Video Game)
2003 Life's a Bitch (TV series)
2002 Dark Blue
2002 Emmett's Mark
2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV series)
2002 Fool Proof
1995-2001 ER (TV series)
2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV series)
2000 Third Watch (TV series)
2000 The Corner (TV mini-series)
2000 Rude Awakening (TV series)
1999 Spawn 3: Ultimate Battle (video)
1999 Partners (TV movie)
1999 Spawn (TV series)
1999 NYPD Blue (TV series)
1999 Thick as Thieves
1999 Cosby (TV series)
1999 X-Chromosome (TV series)
1995-1998 NewsRadio (TV series)
1998 There's Something About Mary
1998 La Femme Nikita (TV series)
1996 Terminal (TV movie)
1996 No Easy Way
1994 Greedy
1994 To My Daughter with Love (TV movie)
1994 House Party 3
1993 Sugar Hill
1993 Shameful Secrets (TV movie)
1993 Poetic Justice
1993 What's Love Got to Do with It
1993 Menace II Society
1993 Joshua Tree
1993 CB4
1989 A Different World (TV series)
1988 Duet (TV series)
1987 Maid to Order
1987 Rags to Riches (TV series)
1985 A Chorus Line
1985 Streetwalkin'
1985 FTV (TV series)




5' 4" (1.63 m)


"I like comedy, I love it very much, I love laughing."

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