Tad Alexander (John A. Alexander)

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Lexington, Nebraska, USA
Over a five-year-period (1930-1934), John Alexander, a cute little boy, was known as Tad Alexander and acted in a dozen films, alongside big stars (Will Rogers, Lionel Barrymore, John Barrymore and Ethel Barrymore, Clark Gable, Bette Davis and in important roles (the young King of Sylvania in Ambassador Bill (1931), the Czarevitch in Strange Interlude (1932)), at least once under the direction of a great director (King Vidor for The Stranger's Return (1933)). But for all this impressive debut, Tad, for some unknown reason, gave up acting. Read more...


Character: Gordon as a Child

Strange Interlude 1932

Character: The Czarevitch

Rasputin and the Empress 1932

Character: Donny Bell as a boy

You Can't Buy Everything 1934