Alex Appel


Alex Appel, actress,Alex Appel is an actor-producer-director. We list her credits as an actor first. Her 2020 film, Modern Persuasion (pictured above), centres on Wren Cosgrove (Alicia Witt), a happily single and self-confessed workaholic who, after steadfastly rising to the top of the ladder in the NY corporate publicity world, finds herself coming home every night to her cat. When her firm is hired by Owen Jasper, “the man who got away,” long-lost feelings are stirred giving Wren a second chance at true love. Appel co-directed the film with Jonathan Lisecki and coproduced with Amy Hobby and Anne Hubbell. The poster and trailer courtesy of Canadian distributor, Pacific Northwest Pictures.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

TC 2000 (1993)
Mariette in Ecstasy (1996)
Getting Away with Murder (1996)
The Real Blonde (1997)
The Life Before This (1999)

Good Stuff (2001)
The Brady Bunch in the White House (TV-2002)
Confessions of an American Bride (TV-2005)
Poker Night (2008)
The Death of Alice Blue (2009)

A Beginner’s Guide to Endings (2010)
The Sweetest Hippopotamus (TV-2012)
Mr. Viral (2012)
Poker Night (2013)
Mariette in Ecstasy (2019)

TV Series – Cast:
Catwalk (1993-1994)

Beware of Dog (2002)
1-800-Missing (2005-2006)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
The Kids in the Hall (1991)
The Hidden Room (1993)
The Newsroom (1996)
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1996)
Once a Thief (1997)

Odyssey 5 (2002)
Zoe Busiek: Wild Card (2004)
At the Hotel (2006)
Little Mosque on the Prairie (2008)
‘Da Kink in My Hair (2009)

Rookie Blue (2012)
The Listener (2013)
Avengers Assemble! (2014)
Lost Girl (2014)

Credits as a Director:
Good Stuff (2001)
Modern Persuasion (2020)

Credits as a Producer:
The Death of Alice Blue (2009)
Mr. Viral (Executive Producer, 2012)
In Her Place (Executive Producer, 2015, short)
Modern Persuasion (2020)

Modern Persuasion, movie, poster,