Khandi Alexander

Khandi Alexander

Date of Birth

Birthday: September 14
Birthplace: New York, NY

Khandi Alexander is a dancer, choreographer, and actress. She is best known for the roles of Dr. Alexx Woods in the CBS police procedural series CSI: Miami, as LaDonna Batiste-Williams in HBO drama Treme, and as Catherine Duke in NBC sitcom NewsRadio.

She also had a major recurring roles in NBC medical drama ER as Jackie Robbins, sister to Dr. Peter Benton, and as Maya Lewis, Olivia Pope's mother in ABC drama Scandal. Alexander also received critical acclaim for her performance in the HBO miniseries The Corner in 2000.

 

Khandi Alexander is a dancer, choreographer, and actress. She is best known for the roles of Dr. Alexx Woods in the CBS police procedural series CSI: Miami, as LaDonna Batiste-Williams in HBO drama Treme, and as Catherine Duke in NBC sitcom NewsRadio.

She also had a major recurring roles in NBC medical drama ER as Jackie Robbins, sister to Dr. Peter Benton, and as Maya Lewis, Olivia Pope's mother in ABC drama Scandal. Alexander also received critical acclaim for her performance in the HBO miniseries The Corner in 2000.

 

Show more

Awards & Nominations

1 Nomination
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series - 2015
  • Nominee
  • Khandi Alexander, as Maya Pope
  • Scandal
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios
Khandi Alexander on the Red Carpet at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys.
Fill 1
Fill 1
Khandi Alexander on the Red Carpet at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys.
Camera

Khandi Alexander on the red carpet at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys.

 

Invision/AP
Browser Requirements
The TelevisionAcademy.com sites look and perform best when using a modern browser.

We suggest you use the latest version of any of these browsers:

Chrome
Firefox
Safari


Visiting the site with Internet Explorer or other browsers may not provide the best viewing experience.

Close Window