Alexandra Lydon

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Alexandra Lydon
Born1979 (age 38–39)
Boston, Massachusetts
Years active2003–present

Alexandra Lydon (born 1979) is an American actress and writer.

Early life and education[edit]

Lydon was born and raised in Dorchester, Boston.[1][2] She studied at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts where she studied at the Stella Adler Conservatory,[3] graduating with honors with a double degree in Drama and Psychology.[2] 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.[3][4]

Lydon co-created and performed in the comedy show Worst Laid Plans at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre[3] 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.

She had the starring role of Beth in Bryan Bertino's film, Mockingbird, released by Universal Studios in 2014.[2]

Lydon is also a voice-over artist and has narrated and contributed to documentaries films, one being the award-winning documentary The Young and the Restless in China.[5]

In 2015, Lydon developed and produced the ABC pilot, "Broad Squad," inspired by the first female policewomen in Boston.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Bodies Michele Short film
2005 Ten Souls Rising Sarah Short film
2006 Nail Polish Allison Silverman
2015 Mockingbird Beth Found footage film
Year Title Role Notes
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
2008 House Melinda Episode: "Emancipation"
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"


  1. ^ a b "ABC picks up Boston cop show 'Broad Squad'". The Boston Globe. 2015. Retrieved 3 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Alexandra Lydon". The Bent Agency. Retrieved 2015-09-13.
  3. ^ a b c "Alexandra Lydon". Upright Citizens Brigade. 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-13.
  4. ^ "We Hear: Ben Affleck, Alexandra Lydon, Richard Gere and more..." Boston Herald. 2009. Retrieved 3 February 2016. (Subscription required.)
  5. ^ "Young & Restless In China | Young And Restless In China | FRONTLINE | PBS". Retrieved 2016-01-17.

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