Alexandra Billings Bio, Wiki, Age, Never Have I Ever, Husband, Net worth, Salary, and Twitter

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Alexandra Billings Profile

Alexandra Scott Billings is an American actress, teacher, singer, and activist. Billings is the first openly transgender woman to have played a transgender character on television. Currently, she is appearing in the Netflix Series Never Have I Ever as Ms. Warner.

Alexandra Billings Age

Billings is 61 years old as of 2023. She was born on 28th March  1962 in Schaumburg, Illinois, United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on 28th March every year.

Alexandra Billings Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Alexandra Billings Family

Billings was born in Illinois into a multiracial family; she is of European-American, American of African descent, and Native American ancestry. Billings’ father, Robert Billings, was a music teacher at Los Angeles Harbor College and the musical director for the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera, which influenced her interest in theater.

She assisted, working backstage with Carol Burnett and Yul Brynner. She also appeared in Jesus Christ Superstar and The Roar of the Greasepaint—the Smell of the Crowd. In her early adult life, Billings struggled with homelessness and cocaine and opioid addiction and participated for a time in sex work.

Alexandra Billings Husband

Billings is transgender, it is no big news at this point. Added to that, her love life is going great at this point. When this ER actress was 14 years old, she met the love of her life in theatres. Chrisanne Blankenship is the name of the lucky lady, They dated for sometime later, walking down the aisle on 4th December 1995. They look so happy with their relationship. After 2 decades of marriage still, they are seen together.

Alexandra Billings
Alexandra Billings

Alexandra Billings Transgender

Billings is the first openly transgender woman to have played a transgender character on television. Billings married wife Chrisanne Blankenship for the first time in 1996  the two met when in high school and co-starred in “Twelfth Night”  and she credits Blankenship for supporting her, especially when she was diagnosed with AIDS in 1995. After gay marriage was legalized in California, the couple tied the knot there in 2008.

Alexandra Billings Never Have I Ever

Billings is the actor who plays Ms. Warner in season two of Never Have I Ever. Billings is a key character in the second season of Never Have I Ever, as she advises high school students on some of the most important decisions they will make in their high school years. Jennifer Warner is both the college counselor and lunch lady at Sherman Oaks High. Before Never Have I Ever, she had a recurring role on The Conners.

Plus, she was the second openly transgender woman to play a transgender character when she was in the 2005 TV movie Romy and Michele: In the Beginning. Ms. Warner is a no-nonsense college guidance counselor on Never Have I Ever and, so far, not much is known about her personal life. It’s made clear on the show, however, that she also coaches the cross-country team. She’s also in charge of the 24-hour relay race that Devi is forced to participate in to bring up her P.E. grade.

Alexandra Billings Career

In the early 1980s, Billings worked under the stage name Shanté at the famed Baton Show Lounge in Chicago, Illinois, where she impersonated Barbra Streisand, Judy Garland, and Liza Minnelli. Winning a series of beauty contests, she was named Miss Wisconsin, Miss New York, Miss Chicago, Miss Illinois, and Miss Florida. She also served as a judge of the Miss Continental pageant in 2000 and 2001. She is known for portraying the recurring character Davina in the Amazon series Transparent and has played transgender characters in ER, Eli Stone.

How to Get Away with Murder, Grey’s Anatomy, and The Conners Most of Billings’ professional work has been in Chicago theaters, most notably The Bailiwick Theater, Light Opera Works, Court Theatre, and Steppenwolf Theatre. She has collaborated on plays with such notable authors as Larry Kramer, Tina Landau, and Jamie Pachino. She has received one Joseph Jefferson Award and five After Dark Awards for her work in Chicago Theatre. Moreover, her one-person autobiographical show has toured Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and off-Broadway. She is a former artistic associate of About Face Theatre.

Alexandra Billings professional singer

Billings is also a professional singer who performs in theaters and nightclubs throughout the United States. She recorded her second CD The Story Goes On in 2003. Additionally, she was a recipient of the New York MAC Hanson Award for Cabaret Artist of the Year in 2004. More recently, Billings has appeared in an autobiographical show, “S/He and Me”. In the fall of 2018, she also appeared in The Nap at Manhattan Theatre Club and is one of the first openly trans people to be cast in a trans role on Broadway.

In September 2019, it was announced that Billings would play the role of Madame Morrible in the Broadway musical Wicked. She is the first openly transgender person to star in the show. After the closure of Broadway during the COVID-19 pandemic, Billings appeared with several other performers on Good Morning America in the fall of 2021 to announce the return of several shows to Broadway, including Wicked.[12] As of fall 2021, Billings has resumed performing the role of Morrible.

Alexandra Billings Teaching

She has taught Viewpoints, a method and approach to theater, at the Steppenwolf Summer School. She also taught at Louis University, The University of Chicago, Illinois University, the Illinois Theatre Convention, Act One Studios, and various classes and workshops around the Chicago area, as well as the Steppenwolf School West in Los Angeles California.

Billings is a theater professor at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Furthermore, before working at USC, she was an assistant professor at California State University, Long Beach. Furthermore, she received her MFA from CSULB and delivered the commencement speech for CSULB College of the Arts in 2015.

Alexandra Billings Movies and TV Shows

In the early 2000s, WTTW, the PBS station in Chicago, produced a documentary about Billings’ life and career, “Schoolboy to Showgirl: The Alexandra Billings Story.” She appeared in the 2005 made-for-TV movie Romy and Michelle: A New Beginning. She has also played transgender characters in episodes of Karen Sisco, ER, Eli Stone, and Grey’s Anatomy. In 2010, Billings appeared in the film FAUX, in which she commented on gay marriage spurring the economy. Moreover, in 2015, Billings appeared in season two, episode six of How to Get Away with Murder as Professor Jill Hartford.

In 2017, transgender actors and actresses, including Billings (with the help of GLAAD and ScreenCrush). Where part of a film in Hollywood written by Jen Richards, asking for more and improved roles for transgender people. Furthermore, in 2018, Billings played Judge Martha Wallace in the second season of Goliath. Billings may be best known for her role as Davina in the Amazon series Transparent. The character was introduced in an early episode of season one and appeared throughout the show’s run. Moreover, in 2020, Billings appeared in a recurring role as Robin, a transgender supervisor at Wellman Plastics and mentor to Darlene Conner on ABC’s The Conners.

Alexandra Billings Net Worth 

Billings has an estimated annual salary of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as an actress, teacher, singer, and activist.

Alexandra Billings Social Media Platforms

Billings is very active on her Instagram and Facebook pages. She has 69.6k followers on Instagram and 6.2k followers on Facebook.

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