Alex Kingston stars in "Doctor Who" as River Song, opposite the eleventh doctor, Matt Smith. Kingston also stars in the feature film "Like Crazy," opposite Anton Yelchin, Felicity Jones and Jennifer Lawrence, as Jackie.

Alex Kingston who won critical acclaim in the title role of the PBS miniseries "Moll Flanders," joined television's top-rated, "ER" during its fourth season, as the spirited surgeon Dr. Elizabeth Corday. She also reprised her role on "ER" along with the rest of the original cast, for the final episodes of the series. Kingston was recently seen starring in "Hope Springs," a new series on BBC One, as well as the ITV miniseries "Lost in Austen."

Kingston recently finished the critically acclaimed play "Luise Miller" at the Donmar Warehouse in London to sold out audiences. In recent years, she was seen in the critically-acclaimed West End production of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" playing the role of Nurse Ratched opposite Christian Slater and in the films "Sweetland" opposite Alan Cummings and in "Alpha Dog" starting Justin Timberlake.

Previously she was seen in the UK and America in the lead role in the Box TV and PBS drama film "Boudica." Kingston played the great 15th century gladiator queen "Boudica."

Growing up on the outskirts of London, Kingston was first introduced to the theater when she and her family visited her mother's native Germany; where she saw her uncle, an actor, perform. She made her own stage debut at age five, playing the Angel Gabriel in the Nativity play.

Kingston was inspired to pursue an acting career by her English teacher at the all-girls grammar school she attended in Epsom, where she often had leading roles in school plays. She landed her first professional role at age 15 as a judo-chopping bully on the successful British series, "Grange Hill."

After finishing school, she moved to London, where she was accepted into the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. After completing the two-year program of study, Kingston worked in repertory theater across England. She joined the famed Royal Shakespeare Company, where she appeared in productions of "Much Ado About Nothing," "King Lear," "Love's Labours Lost," "The Curse of the Starving Class" and "The Bright and Bold Design." She also starred in the Birmingham Repertory's productions of "Othello," "The Alchemist," "Traveling Players," "Saved," "Julius Caesar" and "See How They Run."

While Kingston tended to play classical characters on the stage, she took on contemporary roles in British television programs, including "A Killing Exchange," "The Bill," "Crocodile Shoes," "The Knock" and "I Hate Christmas," and in the American cable movies "Weapons of Mass Distraction" and "The Infiltrator."

Her feature film credits include the critically-acclaimed "Croupier," "Carrington," "The St. Exupery Story," "The Cook," "The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover," "Curran's Wife," "The Wildcats of St. Trinians," "A Pin for the Butterfly" and "The Woman and the Wolf." Kingston made a cameo appearance in the independent film "This Space Between Us" and starred in the British pop-culture film "Essex Boys," for which she played a double-crossing girlfriend of an underground drug criminal.

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Age: 54 years old
Birthday: March 11, 1963
Height: 5' 7"
Full Name / Real Name: Alexandra Elizabeth Kingston
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Husband: Florian Haertel (12/29/1998, 1 child)
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