Alex EliasActor

ALIX ELIAS.  Veteran actress Alix Elias is from Washington D.C.  She’s been in 5 Broadway plays, including the Tony Award winning musical of “Two Gentlemen Of Verona” (Joe Papp/John Guare/ Galt McDermott), as well as “Hello Dolly”, “Oh Dad, Poor Dad” (which she also did off-Broadway and in London), and Saul Bellow’s play “The Last Analysis”.  Off-Broadway she appeared in John Guare’s original production of “House of Blue Leaves” and Caryl Churchill’s first play in the U.S. (“Owners”), as well as plays by Tom Eyen, Leonard Malfi, Tom Eyen, Sally Ordway, and Vaclav Havel to name a few.  “Modern Romances”, which she wrote, was produced at the No Smoking Theatre.  She’s acted in Shakespeare in the Park (Joe Papp), Shakespeare at Stratford Connecticut, and for years was a member of the L.A. Classical Lab.  

   She recently won best actress (playing a monkey) at the NYC American Globe theatre’s 15 minute play festival in “Feeding Time at the Human Zoo” by David Weiner.  She was nominated for a best actress Cable Ace Award playing Lois in the late Adrienne Shelley’s film for Lifetime TV “Lois Lives a Little” (losing to Glenn Close).  On television, she acted in numerous sit-coms, notably 2 years with John Ritter in the dramedy “Hooperman”, and can still be seen occasionally in a recurring role on Married With Children, which has never been off the air.  Other TV appearances include “Murder She Wrote”, “Mad About You”, “E.R.”, “Amazing Stories” for Paul Bartel and Stephen Spielberg, and more recently on “Louis” for Louis C.K. and in a sketch for Stephen Colbert.  She’s done hundreds of commercials. 

   Her films include cult favorites “The Psychic Parrot” by Derek Lamb, “Rock and Roll High School” and “Munchies” (for Roger Corman), David Byrne’s “True Stories”, and “Flora” (now in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art).  She was also in Jonathan Demme’s “Handle With Care”, and “The Shadow” with Alec Baldwin.  For 3 years she performed with a live improv company “War Babies”, and sings with husband Richard Marshall in the trio “The Food Of Love” in NYC cabarets.  She’s explored new media, notably appearing in “Tech-up”, the award winning web series sponsored by Subway Sandwich Shops, and wrote and starred in “Nobody’s Perfect” and “Shakespeare in Lust” which can be seen on You Tube.  “La Boîte Noir”, a short film she wrote, produced and starred in, won a Rising Star Award at the Canadian International Film Festival.  She’s married to actor and singer Richard Marshall and they live in Greenwich Village.  She’s a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre.