About Actor : Alexandra Boyd

Alexandra grew up in the UK. She moved to the USA in 1989 where she worked extensively in theatre, film and TV. In recent years, she has turned to film directing, screenwriting and producing.

For ten years Alexandra lived in Los Angeles performing in major motion pictures, TV guest star roles, commercials and voice overs. Returning to London in 2006, she played a recurring role on Coronation Street, guest starred in many BBC and ITV dramas as well as returning on occasion to work in the theatre.

Directing and screenwriting: In 2011 Alexandra directed a short film (You Don't Have To Fight To Win) based on the life of Harry Mallin, a two time Olympic gold medal winning boxer who grew up in Hackney Wick in London. She has expanded the story to a full-length screenplay called The Wilderness.

Alexandra crowd-funded her second film - a teaser trailer for The Wilderness - called Boxer On The Wilderness. The film premiered at The Princess Ann theatre at BAFTA in London for her backers, cast and crew and industry VIPs. The film screened in 14 international festivals and was nominated for Best Cinematography (British Independent FF) and Best Short Film (East End FF) and won the Mention d'Honneur at FICTS in Milan.

Alexandra's debut feature is a supernatural thriller she's written called Widow's Walk. The ghost story will shoot in her native Suffolk, UK in 2016. Produced by her company New Thirty Pictures and In Your Face Entertainment.

Name: Alexandra Boyd

Known for: Mr. Holland's Opus