JA Control Panle

Soap opera community photos scoops news buzz and celebrities

  • increase font size
  • Default font size
  • decrease font size
Facebook Twitter YouTube RSS
Home Features Where Are They Now Where Are They Now ~ ATWT’s Brooke Alexander

Where Are They Now ~ ATWT’s Brooke Alexander

E-mail Print PDF
User Rating: / 0
 hspace=10 src=Could a Return to Soaps be in Her Future?  Read on...

When Brooke Alexander, shown at right with her new baby, Jace, left her role as Samantha Markham on As The World Turns -- a part that won her the Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Female Newcomer in 1995 --  her world continued to turn non-stop, personally and professionally.

“Oh brother! Lets see where do I begin?”Alexander laughs. “I’ve never really had a moment to sit and rest.”

Alexander has remained active. She has done over a hundred national TV commercials before, during, and after her run on As The World Turns. One of her most recent is for Flonaze allergy medicine.

When handed the pink slip from the soap, Alexander did what most so-called “out of work” actors do, and that is head to Los Angeles.

“I took the road, but really hated it,” Alexander said. “I just didn’t adapt to California, and really missed home on the East Coast.”

While in Los Angeles, however, Alexander took broadcast journalism classes at UCLA, and just kept going on different auditions. And then one day, she struck pay dirt.

 hspace=5 src=Alexander was chosen to host “World Beat,” a music show on CNN that would be seen around the world, and the best part was that she would move back to New York.

“I mean... could there of been  anything greater!“ Alexander beamed. “I’ve done that show for three-and-a-half years. I loved it! And since I love music, it was the perfect show. I also enjoyed the experience of hosting.”

Alexander loves to explore different aspects of the industry and is always curious, but said, “I will always act. That’s what I really only want to do. When I’m not acting, I miss it terribly.”

For now, however, Alexander has settled into a nine to five job. Working for the Fox News Channel in the promotion dept, she comes up with new ways and ideas to promote Fox news on the Internet and on the air.

“The job at Fox is interesting, but like I said, I still want to act. This is a job where I learned a lot and am grateful, Alexander added. “ This job is an exploration. On election night, it was exhausting, an experience, and educational.”

Alexander has also taken on a new role of being a single mom to one-year-old son, Jace.
And being a new mom has put her life in perspective, saying “it turns your whole world upside down.”

 hspace=10 src=A single mom by choice, she is loving every minute of it. “My approach to parenthood is different, but I’m living proof that it can be done,” Alexander said. “I believe that when a child is sustained on love, everything else just falls into place.”

Soapdom wants to know if you would ever return back to a soap? “Oh yes! I’d even go back to As the World Turns,” Alexander confided. “I enjoyed that show, and everyone I worked with. I also believe that the character left with a lot of unfinished business.”

Alexander admitted that she would die for a guest-starring role on “Law and Order.” While she was pregnant, her days were spent watching back-to-back episodes.

“I love that show. It’s without a doubt the best dramatic series on TV. It’s well written, the acting is unbelievable, and let’s just say I’m hooked. I watch that show faithfully.”

Alexander, a Hawaiian native, enjoys spending her spare time traveling and taking road trips. She is also passionate about basketball and played in a women’s league. And why not with a gorgeous 5’10 statuesque figure!

Where Are They Now Files

Comments (0)add comment

Write comment
You must be logged in to post a comment. Please register if you do not have an account yet.



Linda Marshall-Smith (QueenRuler, Soapdom.com)
New to

Start here!

Past Blast

Days of our Lives' Blake Berris enjoys being "twisted!"

As the "twisted" character of Nick Fallon on Days of our Lives, one never knows what to expect, or what is lurking in that "deep thoughts" look. But for Emmy nominated Blake Berris, playing the role is fun, and he loves the challenge of not knowing what is up next.

"I have to tell you...I love this character. The writers' have done a great job resurrecting him," Berris said. The character gets more interesting and more bizarre each episode, and I love it that way."

Berris admitted that when he picks up the script, he is always excited in seeing just what old Nick is up to. He is a member of the Horton clan, son to Jessica and Joshua Fallon. He surfaced a few years ago all grown up and as a shady dark guy terrorizing poor Melanie (Molly Burnett). He was carted off to prison and is now back.

Check It Out

Melody Thomas  Scott,, Eric Braeden, The Young and the Restless Snail Mail TPTB
Got a beef? Wanna praise? Looking for an acting gig? Reach out to the powers that be.
Celebrity Buzz and Gossip at Soapdom.com Celebrity Buzz & Gossip
Get your daily dose.
Soap Opera Baby Names
Name your baby after your favorite soap character. Get the scoop!
The Soapdom News
Join our newsletter list. Enter your details below.
Email *
First Name *
Last Name *
* Required Field
Powered by Benchmark Email

Soapdom on TwitterSoap Tweets
Follow Your Faves





Top Members

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events currently scheduled.


Members : 81500
Content : 18415
Web Links : 33
Content View Hits : 28003128