Alexandra Boyd

Alexandra Boyd

New Thirty Pictures
Actor, Director, Filmmaker, Producer and Screenwriter

London, England

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About Alexandra

Alexandra began her career as an actress in film, TV and theatre. She lived in the US for almost two decades and for ten years worked as an actress in Los Angeles. She returned to her native London in 2006. Her acting credits include Mr Holland's Opus, Titanic and From Paris With Love and Coronation Street. In recent years she's moved towards screenwriting and directing. Her second short film BOXER ON THE WILDERNESS enjoyed a successful film festival run and is a teaser for her feature film, THE WILDERNESS, set 100 years ago in London's East End about an Olympic gold medal winning boxer.

Her debut feature is a supernatural thriller called WIDOW'S WALK. It shot in Suffolk in 2017 and stars Miranda Raison, David Caves and Virginia McKenna and will be released in UK cinemas in 2019.

Unique traits: Actress turned filmmaker. Learnt to box in preparation for directing Boxer On The Wilderness. She's a Method Director. Make web content and designs websites at TINHOUSE. Raised all the funds, produced, wrote and directed her debut feature which opens in 2019 WidowsWalkFilm.com

Loglines

  • WIDOW'S WALK

    WIDOW'S WALK Independent Thriller War Horror Drama Eve has lost her husband in Afghanistan. She takes her young son to a remote Suffolk beach house to grieve. But there's someone in the house grieving her loss from another war...

Credits

  • A Kick in the Grass

    A Kick in the Grass (2015)
    Film by Alexandra Boyd (Drama, Family, Sport and Short) Director, Writer, Producer Danni is a superfan of Norwich City Football Club but she's bullied at her new school. She doesn't know where to turn until her football hero comes along.

  • Sacred 3

    Sacred 3 (2014)
    Video Game by Delyth Thomas (Action) Actress

  • Seven Lucky Gods

    Seven Lucky Gods (2014)
    Film by Jamil Dehlavi (Drama and Thriller) Actress An illegal immigrant from Albania infiltrates the lives of a group of Londoners with devastating consequences.

  • My Name Is Allen

    My Name Is Allen (2014)
    Film by Alexandra Boyd (Family and Short) Director, Producer

  • BOXER ON THE WILDERNESS

    BOXER ON THE WILDERNESS (2014)
    Film (short) by New Thirty Pictures (Drama, War and Short) Writer, Director, Producer A young boxer has survived WW1 and fights in a match he must win at all costs...

  • Doctors

    Doctors (2008 - 2012)
    Television (Drama) Actress The daily lives of staff at a Birmingham medical practice, including their often dramatic involvements with their patients.

  • You Don't Have to Fight to Win

    You Don't Have to Fight to Win (2011)
    Film by Alexandra Boyd (Short and Drama) Director The Eton Manor Boys Club in Hackney Wick and the two time Olympic gold medal winning boxer Harry Mallin as told by himself and the club's founder Arthur Villiers. A true story.

  • The Woman and the Machine

    The Woman and the Machine (2010)
    Film by Miguel Angel Almagro (Short, Drama, Fantasy and Mystery) Actress The performance on stage is based on the story of Isabelle, a young WWII widow trapped in her sorrow. Isabelle ordered a machine designed by her own subconscious to be built,only to be found mysteriously dead the day after it was delivered. Now, in the center of the stage, the hidden secret between the woman and the machine unlocks unexpectedly during the performance, triggered by the hand of an electrifying Abigail Boyd in the role of Isabelle. The astonished audience, who has been following the story and events closely, soon realizes there is something else behind the eternal repetitive mechanical movement of the machine, which allures them into a vortex of dark forbidden desires. Written by Anonymous

  • Visiting Hours

    Visiting Hours (2010)
    Film by Steve Hughes (Short and Drama) Actress Paul wakes up from a coma and is told by his wife Beth they have been in a car accident. As the seriousness of the crash unfolds, Paul is asked to make one final choice.

  • Holby City

    Holby City (2010)
    Television (Drama) Actress Drama series depicting the frenetic daily lives of the doctors, nurses and patients in the hectic cardiac unit of Holby City General Hospital. The unit is run by the autocratic Consultant Surgeon Anton Meyer (George Irving) assisted by arrogant sidekick Registrar Nick (Michael French) who find themselves in a continuous running battle with Consultant Muriel McKendrick ('Phyllis Logan') over beds with the rest of the staff caught in the cross-fire. Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

  • Godforsaken

    Godforsaken (2010)
    Film by Jamil Dehlavi (Thriller) Actress A fallen angel seeks redemption for the death of a child under his protection.

  • From Paris with Love

    From Paris with Love (2010)
    Film by Pierre Morel (Action and Thriller) Actress James Reece is an ambitious aide to the U.S. Ambassador in Paris, doing little jobs for the CIA and hoping to get into black ops. On the night he and his girlfriend, Caroline, become engaged, he's told to pick up Charlie Wax at Orly. Charlie is an unorthodox government employee - large, bald and bearded, foul-mouthed and eccentric. Charlie immediately takes James on a wild ride of murder and mayhem, through ethnic enclaves. As bodies pile up, the purpose remains opaque to James. Caroline, unhappy that James has been out of touch for a day, tells him to bring Charlie for dinner. Charlie can be charming - where will it lead? Does the chess-playing James have what it takes? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 5 - Rise of the Pirate God

    Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 5 - Rise of the Pirate God (2009)
    Video Game by Jake Rodkin (Adventure) Actress Guybrush must escape from the crossroads of the afterlife and thwart LeChuck's rise to power.

  • Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 4 - The Trial and Execution of Guybrush Threepwood

    Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 4 - The Trial and Execution of Guybrush Threepwood (2009)
    Video Game by Michael Stemmle (Adventure) Actress Guybrush is arrested and put on trial for his past actions.

  • Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 3 - Lair of the Leviathan

    Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 3 - Lair of the Leviathan (2009)
    Video Game by Jake Rodkin (Adventure and Comedy) Actress Guybrush and Morgan LeeFlay find themselves in deep trouble after their ship is swallowed by a manatee.

  • Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 2 - The Siege of Spinner Cay

    Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 2 - The Siege of Spinner Cay (2009)
    Video Game by Mark Darin (Adventure and Comedy) Actress Guybrush travels to the Jerkbait Islands to learn more about a sponge capable of curing the voodoo pox. But he soon runs into trouble.

  • New Tricks

    New Tricks (2009)
    Television by Roy Mitchell (Comedy, Crime, Drama and Mystery) Actress After a hostage rescue goes wrong, superintendent Sandra Pullman is put in charge of unsolved crimes. With little resources and no back-up she decides to recruit three ex policeman. However times have changed, unlike her new recruits. Jack Halford is yet to get over the loss of his wife, Brian Lane is over obsessed and over medicated, and Gerry Standing is not quite the ladies man he used to be. They may have the experience but it's not like the old days. Not only are they chasing criminals, but they are having to deal with a new police force which does not always appreciate their old style policing. Written by Brian Hallam

  • Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal

    Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal (2009)
    Video Game by Michael Stemmle (Adventure) Actress

  • Coronation Street

    Coronation Street (2008)
    Television by Tony Warren (Drama) Actress The UK's longest-running TV soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

  • Dog Gone Love

    Dog Gone Love (2004)
    Film by Rob Lundsgaard (Comedy and Romance) Actress A romantic comedy about a man, a woman, and their dogs. Steven Merritt, a research obsessed writer is mistaken for being gay by Rebecca, a young veterinarian assistant. He decides to play along in order to do research for his floundering novel. Steven's outlandish plan inevitably backfires, and hilarity ensues as they fall for each other but are unable to express their true feelings. Written by Anonymous

  • The Bernie Mac Show

    The Bernie Mac Show (2003)
    Television by Larry Wilmore (Comedy, Drama and Family) Actress Bernie Mac is a world famous stand-up comedian living the good life in his Los Angeles home complete with beautiful wife, Wanda, and a hi-tech SUV. Life was sweet for the Mac-Man. Then one day, Bernie's sister, in Chicago, is sent to rehab for drug use and her three children: teenage Vanessa, asthmatic wheezing Jordan and sweet, innocent Bryana, are put into Bernie's custody. Raising kids is hard! Especially these kids. They always give poor Uncle Bernie trouble, making him want to "bust their heads 'til the white meat shows". Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

  • The Wild Thornberrys

    The Wild Thornberrys (2003)
    Television by Mark Palmer (Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Actress Eliza Thornberry is not your ordinary kid. It's not just because she travels the world in an RV with her parents Nigel and Marrianne, famous nature show hosts. Eliza is doubly unique because she was granted the magical ability to talk with and understand animals. Together with her teen-age sister Debbie, her pet monkey Darwin, and her wild-boy foster brother Donnie, Eliza gets involved with many different wildlife (and wild adventures). Written by Mike Konczewski

  • Elysium

    Elysium (2003)
    Film by Jae-woong Kwon (Action, Animation, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Actress Elysium is the name of a planet which is to invade Earth. A scientist newly found this planet around AD 2113, which is located at the end of the Galaxy and they gave it the name of Elysium. The story is about the message, only love for humanity can save the earth. But, the humans, in an aggressive and resistant historical situation with the motive of brave warrior's adventures, saving the human race from the attacks of outer world. Written by Anonymous

  • 100 Mile Rule

    100 Mile Rule (2002)
    Film by Brent Huff (Comedy) Actress A dark comedy about three salesmen from Detroit who come to Los Angeles for a two week seminar and get themselves involved in a world of trouble when their 'fun' snowballs into a roller-coaster ride of secrets, guilt, peer pressure and stupidity. Written by Wendi Lampassi <powerjunkie@mindspring.com>

  • The Wild Thornberrys Movie

    The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002)
    Film by Jeff McGrath (Adventure, Animation, Family, Comedy and 1 More) Actress On an African safari, Eliza Thornberry discovers that thanks to a shaman, she can now talk to animals. When Eliza discovers that poachers in Africa's Serengeti Desert plan to kill an elephant herd with an electrified fence, she and her chimpanzee friend Darwin must somehow find a way to stop them. Written by Anonymous

  • The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina

    The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina (2002)
    Video by Glenn Chaika (Animation, Family, Fantasy and Musical) Actress When two tiny people reunite fifteen years after their village was ransacked by a giant, they learn that they were very special people in the village.

  • Sabrina, the Teenage Witch

    Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (2002)
    Television by Nell Scovell (Comedy, Family and Fantasy) Actress Sabrina Spellman, a perfectly normal 16-year-old, is informed by her aunts, Hilda and Zelda, that she (and they, and her whole family on her father's side) are witches. She lives with them in Massachusetts while preparing to receive her witch's license. Along the way, she gets into many scrapes while figuring out how certain spells work. She also has to keep the secret from her boyfriend, Harvey, friends Jenny and later Valerie, stuck-up nemesis Libby, and her ever-suspicious vice-principal, Mr. Kraft. Written by Anonymous

  • Star Wars: Force Commander

    Star Wars: Force Commander (2000)
    Video Game by Garry M. Gaber (Sci-Fi) Actress Brenn and Dellis Tantor, brothers, are loyal imperial officers whose father was killed in a Rebel assault on their home-planet. Just before the battle of Yavin, Brenn is given command of some ground troops and Dellis joins Imperial intelligence. During the Galactic Civil War, they will discover that the Empire is not as fair and righteous as they grew up thinking. Written by Gonçal Garcés <gonsalet@ono.com>

  • The Big Thing

    The Big Thing (2000)
    Film by Aleks Horvat (Comedy) Actress Zany situations and lapses of twisted logic make for a comedic romp when a free-spirited hippy couple (Mo and Ned) inadvertently show up a week late to attend the wedding of shallow suburbanites Roberto and Canada Montalban. Mo and Ned, whose life motto is 'I don't know' live out of their VW bus, which dies in front of the garish Montalban home. The two couples become instant neighbors, as well as enemies. Mo and Ned are blamed for an unfortunate accident, which causes Canada to get a black eye. This snowballs into a 'big thing' and they are evicted from their house (the VW bus) by the Montalbans. Written by aleks horvat <ahorvat@hcdonline.com>

  • Return to the Secret Garden

    Return to the Secret Garden (2000)
    Film by Scott Featherstone (Family) Actress Back to the Secret Garden is a great family fantasy film. Made in sequel to the original film "The Secret Garden." It has some of the original characters, Lady Mary amongst other favourites. Sir Colin Craven, to whom is now married to Lady Mary and Martha Sowerby, is now the mistress of Misselthwaite Manor, to which has become an orphanage for children whose parents died in World War II. Bring the magic back to life! A little girl is selected to come and stay at the orphanage. She finds out about the garden and realises that it is not well, so she tries to save it by any means possible, breaking rules along the way. Written by Cocodipsey1988

  • Shadow Watch

    Shadow Watch (2000)
    Video Game (Action) Actress

  • The Curse of Monkey Island

    The Curse of Monkey Island (1997)
    Video Game by Larry Ahern (Animation, Adventure, Comedy and Fantasy) Actress Third Computer Adventure based on LucasArts famous comedy "Monkey Island" series. After escaping from the voodoo Amusement Park, very young pirate Guybrush Threepwood meets with both his true love, Governor Elaine Marley and his arch-enemy, the zombie pirate LeChuck. Defeating LeChuck (again) Guybrush asks Elaine to marry him but Guybrush uses a cursed diamond ring from LeChuck's treasure, turning the furious Elaine into pure gold. Guybrush must set out to settle an old legacy, meet some old/new friends as well as trying to reverse the curse. However, LeChuck, still obsessed with marrying Elaine managed to reincarnate himself and has big plans for both Elaine and for Guybrush... Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

  • Titanic

    Titanic (1997)
    Film by James Cameron (Drama and Romance) Actress 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called Titanic when young Rose boards the departing ship with the upper-class passengers and her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiancé, Caledon Hockley. Meanwhile, a drifter and artist named Jack Dawson and his best friend Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets to the ship in a game. And she explains the whole story from departure until the death of Titanic on its first and last voyage April 15th, 1912 at 2:20 in the morning. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

  • Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man (1996)
    Television by Lawrence Hertzog (Action, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actress Bruce Greenwood stars as documentary photographer Thomas Veil who, in the course of one evening, seemingly has his whole existence erased, in the compelling one-hour drama Nowhere Man. It appears as if some mysterious and powerful entity has coerced Veil's family and friends into cooperating in a clandestine plan to annul every trace of him. Veil is all alone with no option but to begin a desperate, dangerous quest to find out how and why this has happened and most importantly, who is behind this torturous scheme. Written by Vidiot <brown@vidiot.com>

  • Party of Five

    Party of Five (1996)
    Television by Amy Lippman (Drama) Actress Five siblings are left to find their own way in the world when their parents are killed by a drunk driver. The series revolves around the struggles of raising each other and the struggles of life in general. Written by <arei@ccs.neu.edu>

  • Mr. Holland's Opus

    Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)
    Film by Stephen Herek (Drama and Music) Actress Glenn Holland is a musician and composer who takes a teaching job to pay the rent while, in his 'spare time', he can strive to achieve his true goal - compose one memorable piece of music to leave his mark on the world. As Holland discovers 'Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans' and as the years unfold the joy of sharing his contagious passion for music with his students becomes his new definition of success. Written by <russell.boyd@dsto.defence.gov.au>

  • Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge

    Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge (1991)
    Video Game by Ron Gilbert (Animation, Adventure, Comedy and Fantasy) Actress Having vanquished the ghost pirate LeChuck with a soft drink, Guybrush Threepwood now seeks the treasure of Big Whoop. During his quest he discovers LeChuck is back from the dead. Once again.

  • The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition

    The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition (1990)
    Video Game by Ron Gilbert (Animation, Adventure, Comedy and Fantasy) Actress Guybrush Threepwood is a pirate wannabe who has just ended up on an island in the Carribean, called Mêlée Island. Here, he learns from three old grog-swinging pirates that there are three things to master to be a pirate: You must know how to fence, how to find a treasure and to steel loot. So, Guybrush's first quests are the master these things. For instance, when you fence somebody, your swordplay isn't the most important thing, but what really counts is your wits. If you insult your opponent and he doesn't come up with a snappy answer, you get the overhand. On the other hand, if he does come up with a snappy answer, he gets the overhand. Guybrush learns how to fence and find treasure and when he's trying to steal a small statue at the governor's mansion, he runs into the governor, who turns out to be a beautiful young woman by the name of Elaine and Guybrush falls in love with her. Much at his dismay, the instant he's mastered all three tasks, Elaine is kidnapped by the ghost pirate... Written by Anders E Lundin

  • Boon

    Boon (1988)
    Television by William Stair (Drama and Comedy) Actress Ken Boon and Harry Crawford are two middle-aged ex-firemen who start out in business together, initially in Birmingham and later in Nottingham. During the seven series (1986-1992), Ken works his way up from odd-job man to private investigator while Harry runs two hotels, a ballroom, a country club and finally a security firm. Over the years they are assisted by Doreen Evans, Rocky Cassidy, Debbie Yates, Margaret Daly, Laura Marsh and Alex Wilton. Written by Martin Underwood <imdb@martinunderwood.f9.co.uk>

  • Screen Two

    Screen Two (1985)
    Television Actress Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical release. The result was a transition from the earlier concept of studio-made plays, such as "Play for Today" and the introduction of the new BBC anthology film series, "Screen One" and "Screen Two," with Trodd's supervision of the initial group of titles in 1985. Written by Bhob Stewart <bhob2@earthlink.net>

Awards

  • Mention d'Honnuer - FICTS - Boxer On The Wilderness
    (2014)

Education

  • Laine Theatre Arts
    (1979-1981)

  • Drama Studio London
    (1979-1981)

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