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Erika Rose Alexander is a Winslow, Arizona-born American actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Pam Tucker in the sitcom “The Cosby Show”, and as Maxine Shaw in the FOX sitcom “Living Single”. Born on 19 November, 1969, Erika has been active in the field of entertainment as an actress since 1983.

One of the most prominent actresses in America at the present, one may wonder – how rich is Erika Alexander? As of mid-2016, Erika counts her net worth at an amount of $2 million as estimated by authoritative sources, amassing this wealth due to her successful career as an actress. She has shown prominence in both Hollywood and on American television over the years.

Erika Alexander Net Worth $2 million

Arizona-raised Erika is one of the six children of author Sammie Alexander and Rev. Robert Alexander. She matriculated from Philadelphia High School for Girls before starting her career as an actress. She debuted in Hollywood in the movie “My Little Girl” in 1986. Initially, she acted in movies like “The Mahabharata” in which she worked with actors Andrzej Seweryn, Georges Corraface and others, however, she got a big break in her career as she got a chance to work with Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad and other actors in the sitcom “The Cosby Show” as Pam Tucker. Being a part of this critically acclaimed show earned recognition for Erika as a television actress, and certainly helped her net worth.

Eventually, Erika became more famous and critically acclaimed as she starred in the civil rights epic “The Long Walk Home” alongside veteran actress Whoopi Goldberg. Moreover, in 1993, she managed to star in the show “Living Alone” in which she portrayed the character of attorney Maxine Shaw, working alongside actors Queen Latifah, Kim Coles and T.C Carson among others. She worked with actor Benjamin Bratt in the 2009 movie “La Mission”, and has her voice featured in the audio version of Bible “The Bible Experience”. She has also guest starred in several popular television series including “House M.D.”, “Criminal Minds”, “ER”, “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Suits” among many others. More recently, Erica has been appearing in television shows such as “Last Man Standing” and “Let’s Stay Together” in recurring roles, all adding to her net worth.

During her career, Erika has received many prestigious awards and nominations including two NAACP Image awards in the category of Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series in 1996, as well as in 1998 for her role in the sitcom “Living Alone”.

As for her personal life, the 46 years old actress is married to screenwriter and artist Tony Puryer since 1997. The couple does not have any children of their own. Apart from being a successful actress, Erika is also interested in politics; in 2008, she campaigned for Hillary Clinton along with Chelsea Clinton. For now, Erika enjoys living her life as a successful and prominent actress while her present net worth of $2 million caters to her and her family’s daily lives.

Quick Facts

Birth date: November 19, 1969
Birth place: Winslow, Arizona, United States
Profession:Actor
Education:Philadelphia High School for Girls
Nationality:American
Spouse:Tony Puryear
Parents:Robert Alexander, Sammie Alexander
Awards:NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Received her big break when she joined the cast of The Cosby Show (1984) in 1990 as Huxtable cousin Pamela 'Pam' Tucker on the critically-acclaimed sitcom.
2Born on the same day as her Living Single (1993) co-star Terrence 'T.C.' Carson.
3Was a student at Philadelphia's Freedom Theater.
4Attended the Philadelphia High School for Girls.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsTheatrical - Best Independent Actress30 Years to Life (2001)
1998Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesLiving Single (1993)
1996Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesLiving Single (1993)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1997Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesLiving Single (1993)


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Get Out2017completedDetective Latoya
Beyond2017TV Series completedTess Shoemacher
Undone2015/IIIShort completedAndrea Rose
Brave New Jersey2016Helen Holbrook
Queen Sugar2016TV SeriesLeeAnne
Bosch2016TV SeriesConnie Irving
Recovery Road2016TV Series
Last Man Standing2012-2015TV SeriesCarol Carol Larabee
Faux Show2015TV MovieLinda
Grey's Anatomy2015TV SeriesJohanna McKay
NCIS: New Orleans2014TV SeriesNavy Commander Louanne Bates
Secrets of the Magic City2014Ms. Fletcher
Let's Stay Together2014TV SeriesBlanche
Elsa & Fred2014Laverne
Low Winter Sun2013TV SeriesLouise 'LC' Cullen
Suits2012TV SeriesSarah Leighton
Suburgatory2012TV SeriesGloria
House M.D.2011TV SeriesMs. Fields
In Plain Sight2010TV SeriesTheresa Simmons
Criminal Minds2009TV SeriesDet. Lynne Henderson
La Mission2009Lena
CSI: Miami2007TV SeriesTanya Thorpe
Numb3rs2007TV SeriesU.S. Marshal Tricia Yaegger
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2007TV SeriesA.D.A. Kirkson
Side Order of Life2007TV SeriesColette
Deja Vu2006Shanti
ER2006TV SeriesVatima Abika
Heist2006TV SeriesJames' Wife / Jame's Wife / Saundra Johnson
In Justice2006TV SeriesAlyssa Hill
Sixty Minute Man2006TV MovieJane
7th Heaven2005TV SeriesLynn Miles
Half & Half2005TV SeriesMaxine Shaw
LAX2004TV SeriesAllison
Tricks2004Laurel
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2004TV SeriesKema Mabuda
Street Time2002-2003TV SeriesDee Mulhern
Full Frontal2002Lucy
Love Liza2002Brenda
Judging Amy2001TV SeriesFran Winston
The Zeta Project2001TV SeriesAgent Rush
30 Years to Life2001Joy
KnitWits Revisited1999TV MovieAmina
541998Ciel
Living Single1993-1998TV SeriesMaxine 'Max' Felice Shaw
Mama Flora's Family1998TV Mini-SeriesYoung Flora
Override1994TV Short
Going to Extremes1992-1993TV SeriesCheryl Carter
The Cosby Show1990-1992TV SeriesPam Tucker
Fathers & Sons1992Venell
He Said, She Said1991Rita, his Daugther
Law & Order1990TV SeriesDoris Carver
The Last Best Year1990TV MovieAmy
The Long Walk Home1990Selma Cotter
Common Ground1990TV MovieCassandra Twymon
The Mahabharata1990TV Mini-SeriesMadri / Hidimbi
George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation1986TV MovieOney Judge
My Little Girl1986Joan

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The BFF Chronicles2015TV Series
Popcorn Movie Review1996TV Movie

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Popcorn Movie Review1996TV Movie

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The BFF Chronicles2015TV Series executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The BFF Chronicles2015TV SeriesHerself
Brave New Souls: Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Writers of the 21st Century2014DocumentaryHerself
20th Annual Trumpet Awards2012TV SpecialHerself - Hospitality Executive
42nd NAACP Image Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
We the People: From Crispus Attucks to President Barack Obama2010Documentary
Moving Pictures Live!2009TV SeriesHerself
Living Single: The Reunion Show2008TV MovieHerself
TV Land Confidential2005TV Series documentaryHerself
28th NAACP Image Awards1997TV SpecialHerself
27th NAACP Image Awards1996TV SpecialHerself
26th NAACP Image Awards1994TV SpecialHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show1993TV SeriesHerself - Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Cosby Show: A Look Back2002TV Movie documentaryHerself; Pam Tucker

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