ALEXANDRA BILLINGS is an actress, teacher, singer, and activist. She is among the first openly transgender women to play a transgender character on television, which she did in the 2005 made-for-TV movie Romy and Michele: In the Beginning. She is one of the first openly trans people (if not the first) to be cast in a trans role on Broadway (Nap). Last September (2019) Alexandra returned to Broadway as the first trans performer to star in Wicked. Alexandra is also a professional singer who performs in theaters and nightclubs throughout the United States.
TV: Transparent, Goliath, How to Get Away With Murder, Grey’s Anatomy, From Schoolboy to Showgirl: The Alexandra Billings Story.
Film: Paddleton, Valley of the Bones
Theatre: Wicked, Nap, S/He & Me, Seussical, Berlin Circle, A Doll’s House, Trojan Women, Gyspy, Vampire Lesbians of Sodom
Awards: HRC Visibility Award, TPA Awards, Rainbow Spirit Awards, Chicago Gay & Lesbian Hall of Fame, After Dark Award, Joseph Jefferson Award.
Moderator, Transgender Awareness Month panel, the Obama White House.
Professor of Theatre Arts, USC. Viewpoints Associate, Steppenwolf Theatre.
Married to high school sweetheart Chrisanne Blankenship-Billings https://www.instagram.com/therealalexandrabillings/ • https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1267765/