Alexander Niles (b. 2002 London, England) is an American actor and musician known both for his wacky comedy and edgy dramatic character roles.
He has performed in London and Los Angeles as a jazz pianist…
and as a stand-up comic.
In 2016 Alexander was chosen for a lead role in Distant Vision, written and directed by legendary filmmaker
Francis Ford Coppola.
Alex plays the part of ‘the director’ as a boy and plays an excerpt of music he wrote for the film. Niles performing in a still from Coppola’s “Distant Vision”
Alex was offered a leading role in a production of “Fair” at Chapman University, 2017.
Since 2014, Alexander has performed as lead singer and keyboardist with Quartet 5 playing rock, soul & jazz in Southern California. They have played many clubs and festivals and have opened for such acts as Blood Sweat & Tears, Herman’s Hermits (The Rose Theatre, Pasadena), Jefferson Starship, Robbie Krieger of THE DOORS (The Coach House in San Juan Capistrano), and
The Spinners (The Saban Theatre, L.A.)
Alex also performs as a solo pianist and host at L.A. jazz clubs Typhoon and Catalina.
Alexander was born June 27, 2002 in London. He began piano at about 3 when his father (composer Richard Niles) began teaching him music theory. Alex began studying acting at Arts Educational School in London at the age of 8. Home-schooled, work included print modeling (his first job when he was 3), studio recording, singing and voice-overs. He began writing his own comedy sketches and has performed stand-up comedy as host at London jazz clubs The 606 and The Pizza Express. Here he is, aged 10, introducing his father’s band.
Alexander (aged 10) introducing his father’s band.
Moving to California in 2012, Alexander studied at The South Coast Repertory and now attends the prestigious Orange County School of Arts studying under John Walcutt. Work has included TV appearances, musicals, PSAs, music videos, plays and commercials like this one.
Alexander explains the Kwikset 915.
Alexander’s other skills include dancing, tennis and swimming.
Height: 5’ 8”, brown hair, brown eyes.
Languages: English, French
Accents: American, English, Cockney, French, Spanish
Agent: Jennifer Leyton, FSE Entertainment 213-531-0547 x 705
Manager: Penelope Keyser, Keyser Model & Talent Management (949) 322-4133