Alex Kew

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Alex Kew : biography

21 October 1986 –

Alex Kew (born 21 October 1986) is an actor, musician and singer-songwriter from High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.


Alex’s first theatre role was in Stephen Daldry’s production of An Inspector Calls at the Garrick Theatre. He also played the bell boy in David Lan’s revival of Thornton Wilder’s play ‘Skin of our Teeth’ at the Young Vic in 2004.

TV & film

He is best known for playing Josh Barker in the children’s sitcom My Parents Are Aliens. He has also played a variety of other parts, most notably Declan in the final series of 2point4 children. He has also appeared in ITV1’s The Bill, as Oliver Sinclair (Ollie) in the pilot episode of BBC Three comedy Coming of Age and had a small role in the film About a Boy.


Also a singer and guitarist, Alex joined High Wycombe rock band The Wutars in 2009, making his onstage debut at the launch of their first EP at London’s 100 Club. After the band’s split in July 2011, he has continued to record and perform as a solo artist. In July 2012 he joined High Wycombe rock band Release The Bats on bass guitar.