Denise Alexander (Actor)

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(11-11-1939 - ) Age 84

Denise Alexander is an American actress. She was born on November 11, 1939 in New York City, New York, USA.  Denise Alexander is best known for her soap opera work role as Lesley Webber on the daytime soap opera "General Hospital."

Alexander started her career as a stage actress in the 1960s, appearing in several Broadway productions. She also had several television and film roles, including the TV series "The Doctors" and "As the World Turns." She joined the cast of "General Hospital" in 1973 and stayed with the show until 1984 with he role of Lesley Webber on General Hospital.

She is an accomplished photographer. In addition to her acting work, Alexander is also a teacher and a member of the Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors.,






She appeared in the following episode of Radio Mystery Theater
Date Episode Title Plot
10/14/1974 0160 A Scaffold for Two After his plane crashes in a secluded island, a lawyer learns that the locals employ their own judicial code. He is forced to take part in their farce of a system that ignores legal conventions.

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Denise Alexander (born November 11, 1939) is an American actress, best known for her role as Lesley Webber on General Hospital, a role she originally played from 1973 to 1984 1996-2009, and a guest stint in 2013, in honor of the show's 50th anniversary. Alexander first broke into the soap opera genre by playing Lois Adams on The Clear Horizon in 1960. Her big break on soaps came via the role of Susan Hunter Martin on Days of Our Lives from 1966 to 1973. In 1973, the character of Susan was written out of the show temporarily during contract negotiations with Alexander. ABC Daytime rushed to offer her a then-unheard of salary/perks package to join General Hospital. When Susan finally returned to Days, a new actress, Bennye Gatteys played her.


Denise Alexander worked in radio throughout the 1950s, including appearances in Dimension X, Cavalcade of America and X Minus One. She has appearances in over 50 films and television programs and is best remembered for her longtime soap opera work in General Hospital, Another World and Days of Our Lives.


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