Biography

Alex Jennings

Alex Jennings

Alex Jennings is an award-winning English actor who has been in Too Clever by Half, Peer Gynt, and My Fair Lady, winning three Laurence Olivier Awards. He gained even more fame for his role as Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor, in the Netflix series The Crown. The Wings of the Dove, Babel, and The Lady in the Van are among his other notable works.

University Of Warwick Graduate

Warwick University is a public university in Warwick, England. Alex Jennings was born in Essex, England, on May 10, 1957, to Peggy Patricia Mahoney (mother) and Michael Thomas Jennings (father) (father). Tim Jennings is his younger brother.

Alex enrolled in Hornchurch’s Abbs Cross Technical High School. He went on to study English and Theatre at the University of Warwick. In 1978, he received his bachelor’s degree from the university.

After that, Jennings joined the Old Vic Theatre and pursued his dream of being a performer. He spent the next two years at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, where he received his training.

Role in a TV show and a film

Smiley’s People was Alex Jennings’ debut series role, which he played in 1982. In 1989, the actor made his silver screen debut in Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem as a Blinded Soldier.

Alex went on to play Lord Mark in the film The Wings of the Dove in 1997. In the year 2000, he played Julian Edgbaston-Bowles in the television series Too Much Sun.

The Four Feathers, Five Children and It, and Agatha Christie’s Poirot are among his other early film and television appearances. Jennings starred as Ken Clifford in the 2006 film Babel.

Following that, in 2013, Alex starred as Chance in the film Trap for Cinderella. In 2015, he was cast as Clive Ord-Smith in the drama television series Foyle’s War.

A year later, in the television series The Crown, Jennings portrayed Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor. Until 2017, he co-starred in the program alongside Ben Miles, Lia Williams, and Matt Smith.

The Halcyon, A Very English Scandal, and Unforgotten are some of his most recent works. He played Ted in the drama miniseries Gold Digger in 2019.

A $1 million net worth has been accumulated.

Alex Jennings, who stands 6 feet 1 inch tall, has a net worth of $1 million as of December 2019. His success as an actor has been a crucial factor in his rise to millionaire status.

Jennings has appeared in a number of successful films. He starred in the 2006 picture Babel, which grossed $135,330,182 at the box office worldwide against a budget of $25,000,000.

Lesley Moors is his wife.

Alex Jennings is a 62-year-old married guy. In 2012, he married Lesley Moors in a small wedding ceremony. His wife works as a landscaper.

The couple originally met in 1975 and have been in a loving relationship ever since. The couple is also the proud parents of two children. In 1990, they had their first child, a son called Ralph Jennings.

Lesley and her then-partner Alex had their second child, a daughter Georgia Jennings, in 1992.

Achievements And Awards

Alex Jennings was the recipient of three Olivier Awards. In 1988, he won his first Oliver Award for his performance on stage in Too Clever by Half. His other two Olivier Awards were for his roles in the 1996 play Peer Gynt and in the musical My Fair Lady.

Facts of Alex Jennings
Date of Birth:1957May-10
Age:64 years old
Birth Nation:England
Height:6 Feet 1 Inch
NameAlex Jennings
FatherMichael Thomas Jennings
MotherPeggy Patricia (née Mahoney)
NationalityBritish
Birth Place/CityEssex
EthnicityCaucasian
ProfessionActor
Working ForFilm, TV shows, Theatre
Net Worth$1 million
MarriedYes
Married toLesley Moors
ChildrenTwo
MoviesWar Requiem, Babel, Belle, Denial
TV ShowHard Time, Silk, Gold Digger, The Crown
SiblingsTim Jennings