Alexandra Kristin Powers ,was born in New York City, is an American former actress.She grew up in an 'artsy, liberal environment' on both coasts with her divorced parents. Her father teaches acting, Powers' mother wrote for television programs including Fantasy Island and Charlie's Angels. At the age of six, Powers announced her intentions to become an actress.
Alexandra Powers, appeared in various television and films roles including 'Cast a Deadly Spell' "21 Jump Street", and "Dead Poets Society". In the film" Rising Sun", Powers portrayed a" prostitute" who attempted to seduce the character played by actor Wesley Snipes. She also had a recurring role on the NBC legal drama "L.A. Law" . She portrayed "Dusty Brown" in the NBC miniseries "A Matter of Justice". On being successfully cast in the NBC program ,Tonya and Nancy, Powers commented, "In a lot of ways, it's the role of the year". For the program, she received ice-skating lessons from Dody Teachman, former coach to Tonya Harding. In a review for The Orlando Sentinel, Powers received a positive reception, "It should be said that Powers, the Christian lawyer on" L.A. Law", is a dead ringer for Tonya (except Powers' thighs are thinner) and that she delivers a convincing performance.