Daphne Alexander

Daphne Alexander

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Birthplace Cyprus
Height 5' 5½" (166 cm)
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Nationality British
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame BBC hospital drama series "Casualty
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Daphne Alexander is a Cyprus born British actress best known for playing Nadia Talianos in the BBC hospital drama series Casualty and Modesty Blaise in three BBC radio adaptations.

Alexander was born and brought up in Cyprus, living later in both Paris, France and London, England. She studied Law at Somerville College, Oxford before training to be an actress at LAMDA.


Soon after graduating from LAMDA, Alexander was cast in the BBC's long running medical drama Casualty, playing nurse Nadia from February to December 2007. She went on to roles in the HBO/BBC co-production House of Saddam, and the movies The Fourth Kind and The Ghost Writer, working with Roman Polanski on the latter. In 2011 she starred in the short film The Palace, which won multiple awards and received wide critical acclaim.

Since 2012 Alexander has worked mostly on the stage, with roles in both London and New York. Notable productions include Hidden in the Sand (2013) and City Stories (2013, ongoing), both by James Phillips, and Camelot: The Shining City (2015) by Alan Lane of the Slung Low Theatre Company.

She has also done voice work, most notably playing Modesty Blaise in a series of adaptations for BBC Radio 4.

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