Sep. 4th, 1957
New York City, New York, USA
Khandi Alexander's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2007 - First Born
2003 - Dark Blue
2002 - Emmett's Mark
1998 - There's Something About Mary
1994 - Greedy
1994 - House Party 3
1993 - Poetic Justice
1993 - Menace II Society
1993 - CB4
1993 - What's Love Got to Do with It
1987 - Maid to Order
1985 - A Chorus Line
Guest TV Roles
Sgt. Karen Smythe
Khandi Alexander (born September 4, 1957) is an American dancer, choreographer, and film and television actress. She is best known for the roles of Dr. Alexx Woods on CSI: Miami, as LaDonna Batiste-Williams in HBO drama series Treme, and as Catherine Duke on NewsRadio. She also had a major recurring role on ER as Jackie Robbins, sister to Dr. Peter Benton. Khandi Alexander was born in New York City and educated at Queensborough Community College. She appeared on Broadway, starring in Chicago, Bob Fosse's Dancin, and Dreamgirls. She was a choreographer for Whitney Houston's world tour from 1988–1992, and also appeared as a dancer in Natalie Cole's video for "Pink Cadillac" in 1988.
- Worked with 'Whitney Houston' (qv), choreographing the singer's international tours.
- Attended Queensborough Community College.