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Charles Alexandre Rockwell (born August 18, 1956) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter.
Rockwell at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2018
Charles Alexandre Rockwell
August 18, 1956
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Occupation||Screenwriter, producer, film director|
(m. 1986; div. 1996)
Karyn Parsons Rockwell
Life and careerEdit
Rockwell is the grandson of the Russian animator Alexandre Alexeieff, who invented the pinscreen, and of Alexandra Grinevsky, Countess de Lowendhal. His grandmother was a stage actress in Paris, as well as an artist. His father was also an actor and filmmaker. His mother, Svetlana Rockwell, was born in Paris and emigrated to the US to marry Alex's father; she was a painter. Rockwell grew up in Cambridge, MA and moved to New York City in his early 20s.
Since February 8, 2003, Rockwell has been married to actress Karyn Parsons (of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air fame), with whom he has two children: a daughter, Lana (born 2003), and a son, Nico (born 2007).