What happened to Alex Datcher? Where is she today? Biography

April 18, 2024
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Who is Alex Datcher?

Cynthia Alex Datcher was born on 6 June 1962 under the zodiac sign of Gemini, in Chicago, Illinois USA. She is a 60-year-old actress, probably still best recognized for landing the role of Barbara Goode in the UPN sitcom “Goode Behavior” (1996-1997), and featuring as Special Agent Debra Cutler in the TNN crime drama series “18 Wheels Of Justice” (2000-2001).

How rich is she, as of now? Alex Datcher Net Worth

As of early 2022, Alex Datcher’s net worth is estimated at close to $1 million, acquired through her successful involvement in the world of entertainment.


She’s worked on nearly 40 television and film acting credits during her career, active from 1990 to 2015.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Alex Datcher spent her early years in her hometown of Chicago, where she was raised alongside her younger sister by a single mother, after her father left them; their names aren’t revealed to the public. She holds American nationality, belongs to African-American ethnic group, and is a Christian. Alex has also never shared any details about her educational background.


Career Beginnings

Alex Datcher started pursuing her acting career in 1990, when she made her debut appearance as Andrea in the CBS TV fantasy drama series “Beauty And The Beast”, alongside Linda Hamilton and Ron Perlman. Her feature film debut came two years later, with her portrayal of Mary Magdalene in the horror film “Netherworld”. Later that year, she also starred in the female lead role of Marti Slayton in the action thriller film “Passenger 57”, next to Wesley Snipes, Tom Sizemore, and Bruce Payne, and featured as Hannah the Hun in the action crime film “Rage And Honor”, which was written and directed by Terence H. Winkless.

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From 1992 to 1993, she took the recurring part of Lynn Kirkwood in the syndicated action crime series “Street Justice”.

Further Work

In 1993, Alex landed such roles as Cathy Paxton in the made-for-TV crime mystery film “Perry Mason: The Case Of The Telltale Talk Show Host”, and Anne in the made-for-TV sci-fi horror film “Body Bags”, in which she shared the screen with John Carpenter and Tom Arnold.


During the same year, she portrayed Ensign Zandra Taitt in the episode “Descent, Part II” of the critically acclaimed syndicated sci-fi series “Star Trek: The Next Generation”, then focused on guest-starring roles, making appearances in such TV series as “Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper” (1993), “The Sinbad Show” (1994), and “Diagnosis Murder” (1995), to name a few. Her next major role was in the action film “The Expert”, which was followed by her portrayal of Sarah in the comedy film “Jury Duty”, both released in 1995.

Rise to Prominence

After appearing in a support role in the 1996 made-for-TV sci-fi drama film “Last Exit To Earth”, Alex Datcher landed her first major TV role when she joined the main cast of the UPN sitcom “Goode Behavior”, in which she played Barbara Goode from 1996 until the series was canceled after one season in 1997, and in the same yaer went on to star as a prosecutor in the action thriller film “Pressure Point”.


Afterwards, she guest-starred in such TV series as “Pacific Blue”, “The Steve Harvey Show”, and “Brimstone”, among others, before she portrayed Judy Marshall in the 2000 family comedy film “Up, Up, And Away!”, alongside Robert Townsend, who also directed the film.

Her next significant appearance was in the TNN crime drama series “18 Wheels Of Justice”, in which she featured as Special Agent Debra Cutler from 2000 to 2001.

It was followed by her portrayals of Janet Hill in the 2002 action-adventure film “Scorcher”, directed by James Seale, and Raphaella in the 2005 comedy film “Checking Out”, next to Peter Falk and Laura San Giacomo. She then became less active, and her next major appearance was her portrayal of Susan in the comedy horror film “The Jokesters” in 2015, since when she hasn’t booked other roles.

Most recently, she appeared in the podcast series “Trek Untold” (2020), which features people who worked on the “Star Trek” franchise.


Appearance and Vital Statistics

Alex Datcher has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (1.72m), while her weight is 149lbs (68kgs). Information about her vital statistics, bra, dress and shoe size isn’t disclosed.

Personal Life

Alex Datcher isn’t very open when it comes to speak about her personal life. There is no information about her relationship status past or present, since she manages to keep all such details under wraps, living a very private life away from the eye of the public.

Martha Clifford

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