Kae Alexander is a British actress, best known for her role as Jing Hua in Bad Education which she played from 2012–2014 and in the 2015 film. She also played Leaf in the sixth season of Game of Thrones, and Linh Xuan Huy in Collateral.She has been cast as Min Farshaw in Prime Video's upcoming adaptation of The Wheel of Time series.
Kae was born in Kobe to a Japanese father and Chinese mother. When Alexander was 10, she moved from Japan to London, United Kingdom. She spent her childhood in both Tokyo, Japan and in Hong Kong. She graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2011.
The Guildhall School of Music and Drama is a conservatoire and drama school located in the City of London, United Kingdom. Established in 1880, the school offers undergraduate and postgraduate training in all aspects of classical music and jazz along with drama and production arts. The school is a leading international conservatoire with students from over seventy countries. It has one of the most prestigious performing arts programmes in the world, having been ranked the number one U.K. conservatoire in the 2021 Guardian league tables for music and as the sixth university in the world for performing arts in the 2020 QS World University Rankings.
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