Terry Alexander (actor)

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Terry Alexander (born March 23, 1947) is an American actor, who is best known for his role as John in George A. Romero's 1985 film Day of the Dead.[1] He had a regular role on the soap opera One Life to Live in the early 1990s, as police chief Troy Nichols.[2] He has also had numerous small roles in films and television shows, along with ads, most notably an AIDS PSA.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
1973 The Werewolf of Washington Guard
1984 Flashpoint Peterson
1985 Day of the Dead John
1989 The Horror Show Casey
1994 Amateur Frank, the Cook
1997 Hurricane Streets Duane
1997 Conspiracy Theory Flip
1999 Gloria Transit Cop #2
2016 Ihailed


Year Title Role Notes
1972-74 Another World Sgt. Zach Richards Regular role
1977 The Andros Targets Beanie Episode: "Requiem for a Stolen Child: Part 2"
1978 King Bernard Lee 3 episodes, TV miniseries
1980 Angel on My Shoulder Luke TV movie
1981 Hill Street Blues Theo Monroe 2 episodes
1982 Desperate Lives Robert Walsh TV movie
1982 Benny's Place Jason MacWilliams TV movie
1982 The First Time Chief Duty Officer TV movie
1982 Fame Mr. Belmont Episode: "Solo Song"
1983 AfterMASH Johnson Episode: "Night Shift"
1983 Hill Street Blues Quincy 2 episodes
1983 Benson Richie Episode: "Labor Pains"
1984 Lace Sir Douglas 2 episodes, TV miniseries
1984 Benson Mr. Adams Episode: "Make War, Not Love"
1988 Amen Stage Manager Episode: "Look at Me, I'm Running"
1990 Equal Justice Freddy Episode: "Cop's Story"
1990 One Life to Live Troy Nichols 1 episode
1995 Cagney and Lacey: Together Again Jacques TV movie
1995 New York Undercover Dr. Crowley Episode: "High on the Hog"
1996 NYPD Blue Det. Bauman Episode: "Moby Greg"
1999 Homicide: Life on the Street Larry Moss Episode: "Zen and the Art of Murder"
1999 Law & Order Harry Gales Episode: "Refuge: Part 2"
2000-01 Deadline Jono 3 episodes
2001 100 Center Street Episode: "Hostage"
2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Security Supervisor Episode: "Pique"
2001 The Education of Max Bickford Gil Bryant Episode: "In the Details"


  1. ^ Maslin, Janet (July 3, 1985). "Day of the Dead", The New York Times. Retrieved February 22, 2012.
  2. ^ Reichardt, Nancy (July 22, 1990). "Zimmer to leave 'Guiding Light' cast", Austin American-Statesman, p. 42.
  3. ^ Video on YouTube

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