George Alexander was born in Reading in 1858. He made his acting debut at Nottingham in 1879. In 1891 Oscar Wilde arranged for Alexander to produce and act in the first production of Lady Windermere's Fan. Alexander also appeared with Irene Vanbrugh in The Importance of Being Ernest in 1895. She also appeared with Beerbohm Tree and Robertson Hare. George Alexander died in 1918.