Alex Emanuel

Biography

Alex Emanuel is a professional theatre, film and tv actor, director and producer, as well as an indie rock musician, writer and visual artist. He was born in the Little Italy section of NYC and alternated time growing up between there and Western MA. He earned a degree at Skidmore College in Fine Art and trained as an actor in NY and Chicago. Alex is a member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA, and has worked regionally, on all three coasts and in the UK. Alex's feature film work include roles in Stealing Chanel, Orgami, Black Wake, Keep the Change, 39 and 1/2, Juvie, Uncaged, Alien vs. Zombies, Asockalypse!, Blowtorch, Shankman's, Archeology of a Woman, Grand Slammed, Trooper, Buster, Together, Therapy, Reality Lost, 2 Wks 1 Yr, Brother 2, Land of False Clocks and Monotony among other films. His TV credits include roles on Public Morals, Blue Bloods, House of Cards, Rescue Me, Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Hack, Sex and the City, As the World Turns, All My Children, the HBO movie Everyday People, Redrum, The Girls Guide to Depravity, The Other F Word, Exiled Our East and The Whitest Kids You Know among other shows. Alex has acted in quite a few short films as well, many of which have garnered awards at festivals, including See You Yesterday, Sharks and Minnows, Broken Angels, Second Act, The Plagiarist, Hungry, Happy September, WMD, J1, T.Haruo, The Sketch Artist, The Fall of New Atlantis, Conquest, Illness, Morning Light, SR Stories, The Highly Observant Bill White, The Perfect Time, Aural Fixation, Talking Richard Wilson Blues, Some Mournful Bird, Red Lightning, The Rock of Jacob, Killing Killian, Tarpaulin, The Seagulls and Shall We Dance among many other titles. Alex has also appeared in music videos for the artists AK-69, Cosmonaut, Laura Cantrell, Amber Rhodes, Elaine Lachica, The Dambuilders and American Music Club. Alex's New York and Regional stage credits include, among other plays, the premieres of Stew (TONY award winning Passing Strange on Broadway)'s new rock musical Family Album at OSF in Oregon, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep (in which he portrayed "Deckard" in the critically acclaimed stage version of the book Bladerunner was based on) in NY, Jeff Marx (Avenue Q) and Fat Mike (NOFX)'s new punk rock musical Home Street Home at ZSpace in San Francisco, Disappeared at the Steppenwolf Theatre, Fringe of Humanity by Paul Calderon and starring David Zayas with the new theatre co. they've formed together, Primitive Grace, Possible Worlds, Eagle River and others in Chicago, Pucker Up and Blow (directed by Casting Director Paul Schnee) for the NY Fringe, Open the Dark Door, To Barcelona, Shekinah, Count Down, Live Coverage, Broken Shadows and productions of Secrets of Freud and Jung, The Years, Three Days of Rain, The Killing Game and The Dreamer Examines His Pillow. When not acting, Alex devotes a good portion of his time writing and looking for projects for his start-up production company Starna Productions. Presently, Starna has 3 projects in various phases of pre-production. First on the docket is the rock 'n' roll comedy feature The Incoherents in which Alex plays a lead role and has written original music for as well as being one of the producers on the project. As mentioned above, Alex is also an inaugural member of Paul Calderon and David Zayas' new theatre co. Primitive Grace, and he sometimes writes and performs with his improv/sketch group Mediocre New York (MNY). Alex has also worked as a published illustrator, an album producer, art director, freelance writer and professional musician. He's written music for, toured, recorded, played bass, guitar and sung with numerous indie rock bands, including his own former bands Permission, Rollo, Transit Belle, Hygiene, Lucan, Rodan and Rang, plus OSFU, The Navigators, Edison Woods, The Swedes, Brilliantine, Pen Pal, Chavez, Sammy, The Subway Sun, Under Nation and The Gallenas, with a few of his songs being licensed for film and TV. Alex Emanuel is represented by Bohemia Group (NY/LA).

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Blowtorch – free full movie download February 7, 2017