Emmy Nomination for Scandal's Khandi Alexander.
We couldn't be more eager to share that Scandal's Khandi Alexander is a 2015 Emmy chosen one for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series. Congrats Khandi! Maya Pope, the offended mother of our dearest combatant Olivia Pope, is genuinely stand-out. She takes summon of every scene with gruffness and astuteness that can just originate from a splendid past. She might be an unsafe terrorist, however she's unquestionably deeply affected Olivia. Simply watch her in this effective scene!
Khandi Alexander is an American artist, choreographer, and performer. She started her profession as artist and was a choreographer for Whitney Houston's reality visit.
Alexander featured as Dr. Alexx Woods in the CBS police procedural arrangement CSI: Miami. She featured as LaDonna Batiste-Williams in HBO dramatization Treme. Later in 2013, she joined the cast of ABC show Scandal as Maya Lewis, Olivia Pope's mom, for which in 2015 she got Primetime Emmy Award designation. Alexander additionally got Critics' Choice Television Award designation for playing Bessie Smith's sister in the 2015 HBO film Bessie.
Amid 1990s, Alexander has showed up in various movies, incorporate CB4, What's Love Got to Do with It, Sugar Hill, and There's Something About Mary (1998). Alexander featured as Catherine Duke in NBC sitcom NewsRadio from 1995 to 1998. She additionally had a noteworthy repeating part in NBC therapeutic show ER as Jackie Robbins, sister to Dr. Diminish Benton. Alexander additionally got basic praise for her driving execution in the HBO miniseries The Corner.
Khandi Alexander was conceived in New York City, the girl of Alverina Yavonna, a musical show and jazz vocalist, and Henry Roland Alexander, who claimed a development organization. Alexander was taught at Queensborough Community College.
Alexander showed up on Broadway, featuring in Chicago, Bob Fosse's Dancin, and Dreamgirls. Khandi was a choreographer for Whitney Houston's reality visit.