Erika Alexander

Erika Alexander

actress, producer, writer

Erika Alexander was born on Nov 19, 1969 in USA. Erika Alexander's big-screen debut came with My Little Girl directed by Connie Kaiserman in 1986. Erika Alexander is known for Shining Girls directed by Daina Reid, Elisabeth Moss stars as Kirby and Wagner Moura as Dan. Erika Alexander has got 5 awards and 6 nominations so far. The most recent award Erika Alexander achieved is Black Reel Awards for Television. The upcoming new movie Erika Alexander plays is Wildflower which will be released on Mar 21, 2023.

Erika Alexander is beloved for the iconic acting roles of Maxine Shaw (Living Single), Detective Latoya (Get Out), Perenna (Black Lightning), and Linda Diggs (Wutang: An American Saga). Erika wears many hats, including actress, trailblazing activist, entrepreneur, creator, producer, and director -- an all-around boss. As Co-Founder of Color Farm Media and Board Member of VoteRunLead and One Fair Wage, Erika is on a mission to bring greater equity, inclusion, and diverse representation to both media, technology, and electoral politics.Erika's company, Color Farm Media, develops and produces scripted and non-scripted content for film, television, streaming, and podcast platforms. Color Farm's latest film release is John Lewis: Good Trouble, a documentary about the legendary Congressman and civil rights icon, distributed by Magnolia Pictures, Participant, and CNN Films. Color Farm is also currently producing two podcasts with Spotify and has several scripted film and television projects in development. The company previously set up an untitled horror/thriller film, written by Erika, at Lionsgate Entertainment. Additionally, Erika is co-writer of the Buffy spin-off, Giles, a graphic novel collaboration with Joss Whedon and Dark Horse. Erika also collaborated on Dark Horse's award-winning, ground-breaking sci-fi series, Concrete Park. She is currently co-directing a documentary film about reparations and racial equity with filmmaker Whitney Dow.Born in Winslow, Arizona, Erika grew up in Philadelphia.

  • Birthday

    Nov 19, 1969
  • Place of Birth

    Winslow, Arizona, USA
  • Also known


Known For


5 wins & 6 nominations

Black Reel Awards for Television
Outstanding Guest Actress, Comedy Series
Winner - Black Reel
Phoenix Film Festival
Best Ensemble Acting
Winner - Copper Wing Award
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