! This article is about the actor River Alexander. For the actor who played Nevel Papperman, see Reed Alexander.
River Alexander
River Alexander
Biographical information
Full Name

River Alexander Aguirre




November 29, 1999 (age 18)



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Production information
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River Alexander is an actor who played various roles in television series, on the stage, and in films, such as The Gabriels, The Way, Way Back, and 2 Broke Girls.

In Sam & Cat, he guest starred as Dilben in #NewGoat.[1]


Early life

River Alexander was born November 29, 1999 in Southwest Ranches, Florida.


River Alexander began his professional acting career in 2010 with a production of Caroline, or Change. In this production he appeared as Joe Thibodeaux. Shortly after finishing Caroline, or Change, Alexander appeared as Lyncoya in the original Off Broadway production of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Alexander and the rest of this cast recorded a Cast Album of the score. Alexander then traveled to Seattle, Washington to appear as Schwartz in the 5th Avenue Theatre world premier production of a musical version of A Christmas Story. This cast also was used for the original cast Album of this production.  His next appearance was in a 2011 production of Oliver! at the The Gallery Players Theatre. River Alexander then was cast in the national tour Billy Elliot The Musical. When his run in the tour ended, River went on to be cast in several TV and film roles in Los Angeles, California.

Personal life

Alexander plays baseball in his spare time. He tap dances, ballet dances as well as taking voice and fencing lessons.[2]

Other credits

Television work

Year Title Role Episode Network
2013 The Gabriels Josh Gabriel "Pilot" FOX
2013 Sam & Cat Dilben #NewGoat Nickelodeon
2013 Family Guy Guest Star "Peter Problems" FOX
2012 Gibby Flip "Pilot" Nickelodeon
2012 Lost Angels Young Mickey Cohen "Pilot" TNT
2012 Person of Interest Young Elias[3] "Flesh and Blood" CBS
2012 2 Broke Girls Shmuley[3] "And the Kosher Cupcakes" CBS

Stage work

Date Production Role Theatre
October 2011 Dani Girl Marty New World Stages
June 8, 2011 - Billy Elliot the Musical Broadway National Tour
April 30 - May 22, 2011 Oliver! Oliver The Gallery Players Theatre
March 30 - April 3, 2011 The Who's Tommy Young Tommy Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts
November 30 - December 19, 2010 A Christmas Story The Musical Schwartz 5th Avenue Theatre
March 23 - June 27, 2010 Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Lyncoya The Public Theater
January 30 - February 21, 2010 Caroline, or Change Joe Thibodeaux The Gallery Players Theatre


Year Title Role
2013 The Way, Way Back Peter[3]


Year Title Role
2010 A Christmas Story The Musical Schwartz
2010 Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Lyncoya


  • He has a kangaroo, a hedgehog, a cat, 4 sheep, a horse, and 2 geese.
  • He shares the same last name as Reed Alexander, who portrayed Nevel Papperman, but they are not related.
  • He did his first time in a Dan Schneider show with Gibby, but as this show wasn't picked by Nickelodeon, being Dilben in Sam & Cat remains his only official time in a Schneider show.


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