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|Born||1979 (age 38–39)|
Alexandra Lydon (born 1979) is an American actress and writer.
Early life and education
Lydon was born and raised in Dorchester, Boston. She studied at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts where she studied at the Stella Adler Conservatory, graduating with honors with a double degree in Drama and Psychology. Her further studies were with Joseph Chaikin and with Patsy Rodenburg.
One of Lydon's most prominent roles was as Jane Saunders, daughter of primary villain Stephen Saunders, in the third season of the television series 24. She starred in the independent film Nail Polish and IFC film Bodies and along with 24 has had recurring roles on Prison Break, CSI: Miami, and K-Ville. Lydon has made numerous guest starring appearances on popular shows such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Desperate Housewives, House, Private Practice, NCIS and Star Trek: Enterprise.
Lydon co-created and performed in the comedy show Worst Laid Plans at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in LA & NYC. She later adapted the show into a book entitled Worst Laid Plans: When Bad Sex Happens to Good People, published by Abrams Image. Lydon authored and performed in the comedy album Worst Laid Plans at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, published by Random House in May 2010.
In 2015, Lydon developed and produced the ABC pilot, "Broad Squad," inspired by the first female policewomen in Boston.
|2005||Ten Souls Rising||Sarah||Short film|
|2006||Nail Polish||Allison Silverman|
|2015||Mockingbird||Beth||Found footage film|
|2003||Hack||Julie Reed||Episode: "All Others Pay Cash"; as Alexander Lydon|
|2003||Ed||Riley||Episode: "Just a Formality"|
|2004||24||Jane Saunders||5 episodes|
|2005||Star Trek: Enterprise||Jhamel||Episode: "The Aenar"|
|2005||Without a Trace||Agnes Deschamps||Episode: "Second Sight"|
|2005||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Susan Hemmington||Episode: "Iced"|
|2005||Desperate Housewives||Rita Rivara||Episode: "You Could Drive a Person Crazy"|
|2005–06||CSI: Miami||Jennifer Wilson||3 episodes|
|2006||Prison Break||Ann Owens||3 episodes|
|2007||NCIS||Natalie Dalton||Episode: "Skeletons"|
|2007||K-Ville||Sam Winston||3 episodes|
|2008||Eli Stone||Cori Mitchell||Episode: "One More Try"|
|2008||Cold Case||Miriam Forrester||Episode: "Wednesday's Women"|
|2008||The Oaks||Helen||Episode: Pilot|
|2009||Private Practice||Eleanor||Episode: "Wait and See"|
|2009||Single Dads||Beth||Episodes: "Meeting Girls in the Park", "Having Girls Over"|
|2010||In Plain Sight||Natalie Vickers||Episode: "Love's Faber Lost"|
|2011||Lie to Me||Claire Hanson||Episode: "Killer App"|
|2011||Borderline Murder||Halie Morgan||Television movie|
|2013||Vegas||Shelly Everson||Episode: "The Third Man"|
- "ABC picks up Boston cop show 'Broad Squad'". The Boston Globe. 2015. Retrieved 3 February 2016.
- "Alexandra Lydon". The Bent Agency. Retrieved 2015-09-13.
- "Alexandra Lydon". Upright Citizens Brigade. 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-13.
- "We Hear: Ben Affleck, Alexandra Lydon, Richard Gere and more..." Boston Herald. 2009. Retrieved 3 February 2016. (Subscription required.)
- "Young & Restless In China | Young And Restless In China | FRONTLINE | PBS". www.pbs.org. Retrieved 2016-01-17.