Alex Winter is an English-American actor, film director, and screenwriter who is best known for his portrayal of Bill S. Preston, Esq. in the film Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, and its sequels Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey, and Bill & Ted Face the Music. Other than that, he is also known for co-writing, directing, and starring in the film Freaked (1983).

Born Name

Alexander Ross Winter

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

London, England, United Kingdom


English, American


He graduated from Montclair High School in 1983 and was accepted into New York University‘s Tisch School of the Arts, from where he graduated with honors.


Actor, Screenwriter, Film Director


  • Father – Ross Albert Winter (Former Dancer)
  • Mother – Margaret Mayer, (Former Dancer)
  • Siblings – Stephen Winter (Older Brother)


Winter is represented by Creative Artists Agency.




5 ft 7 in or 170 cm


75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Alex has dated –

  1. Sonya Dawson – He got married to a woman named Sonya Dawson in 1995, but the couple later got a divorce. However, prior to the end of their relationship, they had a son named Leroy in 1998.
  2. Ramsey Ann Naito (2010–Present) – Alex tied the know with film producer Ramsey Ann Naito in 2010. The couple has 2 children, whose names are not known publicly.

Race / Ethnicity


Winter has English, German, Cornish, distant Scottish ancestry on his father’s side and Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Sports a messy hairstyle
  • Thin eyebrows

Brand Endorsements

Alex has appeared in the commercials for various brands including Walmart.

Alex Winter Favorite Things

  • Documentaries Of All-Time – C*cksucker Blues, Land Without Bread, Titicut Follies, Harlan County U.S.A., Sans Soleil, Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie, Little Dieter Needs to Fly
  • Posters For The Bill & Ted Movies – Made by Matty Ryan Tobin

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Alex Winter Facts

  1. He spent most of his childhood years between Missouri and New York.
  2. Winter maintains dual citizenship.
  3. Alex’s mother was a dancer for Martha Graham. His father, on the other hand, danced in his mother’s troupe. His parents ended up parting ways in 1973.
  4. Alex once stated in an interview on February 2, 2018, that he was molested at the age of 13, while he acted on Broadway.
  5. He backed politician during the 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries.
  6. He and aspiring filmmaker Tom Stern met one another while studying at New York University.
  7. It was his parents who taught him to dance.

Featured Image By Max Morse / / CC BY 2.0


Facts of Alex Winter 

  • full nameAlex Winter 
  • Date of Birth July 17, 1965
  • Age 56 years 4 months
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Moonstone
  • Lucky Color Silver
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
  • weight75 kg
  • height5 ft 7 in

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