Alexandra Billings

TV Actress

Birthday March 28, 1962

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Inglewood, CA

Age 62 years old

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Actress famous for being the second openly transgender woman to have played a transgender character on TV with her role in the television movie Romy and Michele: In The Beginning. She later earned a major recurring role in Amazon's acclaimed series Transparent as Davina. She played Jennifer Warner in the popular Netflix series Never Have I Ever.

Before Fame

She became involved with the theater when she was just five years old. She worked under the stage named Shante at a famed lounge in Chicago, Illinois in the early 1980s.


She has won a number of beauty contests, earning the titles of Miss Wisconsin, Miss New York, Miss Chicago, Miss Illinois, and Miss Florida. She is a professional singer as well.

Family Life

Her father Robert Billings taught music at Harbor College in Los Angeles in addition to serving as the musical director for the L.A. Civic Light Opera House for close to two decades. She married Chrisanne Blankenship in 1995.

Associated With

Her character in Transparent befriended the character portrayed by Jeffrey Tambor.