Alex Weisman joined Gray Talent in 2009. Originally from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, he was a prominent child actor on the professional stages in Miami, appearing at New Theatre of Coral Gables and the Parker Playhouse.
Alex graduated from Northwestern University with a BS in Theatre and a certificate in Music Theatre. At NU, he appeared in productions directed by Dominic Missimi, David Bell, Amanda Dehnert and Michael Grief and studied under Gail Shapiro. He performed with the Titanic Players Long Form Improv Team and was a cast member on the Northwestern University Sketch Television Show.
While in school, Alex appeared in the Chicago Premiere of THE HISTORY BOYS at TimeLine Theater. For his performance of Posner, Alex recieved the 2009 Equity Jeff Award for Supporting Actor in a Play. Since then, he has appeared on stages at The Goodman, Lookingglass, Chicago Shakespeare, Porchlight Music Theatre, Chicago Children's Theatre, Eclipse, Remy Bumppo, Provision, First Folio, The House, Court and The Marriot Theatre and has been Jeff Nominated two more times, for leading actor in AH! WILDERNESS and Supporting actor in THE RAINMAKER.
Since 2013, Alex has appeared as paramedic Alan Chout on NBC's "Chicago Fire" and "Chicago P.D." He also starred in Stephen Cone's award-winning film "Black Box" opposite Austin Pendleton.
Alex is a proud Associate Artist at both TimeLine Theater and a stakeholder with the Backroom Shakespeare Project.