River Alexander

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River Alexander
River Alexander at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival on the The Way Way Back panel.jpg
Alexander at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival
Born (1999-11-29) November 29, 1999 (age 20)
Years active2010–present

River Alexander[1] (born November 29, 1999) is an American actor.

Early life[edit]

Alexander was born in Southwest Ranches, Florida.[2] He attended American Heritage School in Plantation, Florida.[3]


Alexander's first professional performance was on stage at the age of 11 in New York City at the Public Theater in the musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. He then went on to perform in the Broadway national tour of Billy Elliot the Musical. He has had several episodic roles on television. His first film role was in 2013's summer indie hit The Way, Way Back in the role of Peter.[4] He was filming Boychoir, which was released in 2015.[5]



Year Title Role
2013 The Way, Way Back Peter
2014 Boychoir Rafael "Raffi" Abrams
2018 Please Stand By Sam


Year Title Role Notes
2012 Person of Interest Young Elias Episode: "Flesh and Blood"
2012 2 Broke Girls Shmuley Episode: "And the Kosher Cupcakes"
2013 The Gabriels Josh Gabriel Episode: "Pilot"
2013 Mob City Young Mickey Cohen Episode: "Pilot"
2014 Family Guy Kid Voice
Episode: "Peter Problems"
2014 Rake Louis Goodman Episode: "Mammophile"


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Lyncoya The Public Theater
2010 A Christmas Story: The Musical Schwartz 5th Avenue Theatre
2011 Dani Girl Marty New World Stages
2011 Billy Elliot the Musical Tall Boy Broadway National Tour


Cast albums[edit]

Year Title Role
2010 A Christmas Story: The Musical Schwartz
2010 Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Lyncoya

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2014 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor The Way, Way Back Nominated


  1. ^ "Website Resume". Retrieved March 8, 2013.
  2. ^ "Southwest Ranches Website". Retrieved May 1, 2014.
  3. ^ "River's Website". Retrieved December 18, 2014.
  4. ^ "Movie Web Credits". Movie Web. Retrieved February 26, 2013.
  5. ^ "Variety Article". Retrieved February 24, 2014.

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