River Alexander

River Alexander[1] (born November 29, 1999) is an American actor.

River Alexander
Alexander at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival
Born (1999-11-29) November 29, 1999
Years active2010–present

Early life

Alexander was born in Southwest Ranches, Florida.[2] He attended American Heritage School in Plantation, Florida.[3]


Alexander's first professional performance was on stage at the age of 11 in New York City at the Public Theater in the musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. He then went on to perform in the Broadway national tour of Billy Elliot the Musical. He has had several episodic roles on television. His first film role was in 2013's summer indie hit The Way, Way Back in the role of Peter.[4] He was also in Boychoir, which was released in 2015.[5]



Year Title Role
2013The Way, Way BackPeter
2014BoychoirRafael "Raffi" Abrams
2018Please Stand BySam


Year Title Role Notes
2012Person of InterestYoung EliasEpisode: "Flesh and Blood"
20122 Broke GirlsShmuleyEpisode: "And the Kosher Cupcakes"
2013The GabrielsJosh GabrielEpisode: "Pilot"
2013Mob CityYoung Mickey CohenEpisode: "Pilot"
2014Family GuyKidVoice
Episode: "Peter Problems"
2014RakeLouis GoodmanEpisode: "Mammophile"


Year Title Role Notes
2010Bloody Bloody Andrew JacksonLyncoyaThe Public Theater
2010A Christmas Story: The MusicalSchwartz5th Avenue Theatre
2011Dani GirlMartyNew World Stages
2011Billy Elliot the MusicalTall BoyBroadway National Tour


Cast albums

Year Title Role
2010A Christmas Story: The MusicalSchwartz
2010Bloody Bloody Andrew JacksonLyncoya

Awards and nominations

2014Young Artist AwardBest Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young ActorThe Way, Way BackNominated


  1. "Website Resume". Retrieved March 8, 2013.
  2. "Southwest Ranches Website". Retrieved May 1, 2014.
  3. "River's Website". Retrieved December 18, 2014.
  4. "Movie Web Credits". Movie Web. Retrieved February 26, 2013.
  5. "Variety Article". Retrieved February 24, 2014.
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