Alex was born in Karlsruhe, Germany, and studied singing there. He achieved a diploma from the Stage School of Music, Dance and Drama in Hamburg. Productions he has been in include GREASE, INTO THE WOODS, BLIND DATE, and the premieres of FALSETTOS and EATING RAOUL.
He has also worked as a free-lance singer and actor, and has composed for various pop and rock music projects.
He has appeared in concerts with Joan Armatrading, London Beat, Ten Sharp, Big Country and Jazz-Kantine.
He has played the part of alternate for Alfred in the musical Tanz der Vampire (Dance of the Vampires) in the original cast in Vienna.
Tanz der Vampire started in Stuttgart in January 2000, but Alex said that although he liked playing Alfred, it was time to do something else, and that he would not go to Stuttgart.
He played the part of the film-maker Mark in the German touring cast of RENT, which closed in Berlin.
He played the part of "Seymour" in Little Shop of Horrors in Duisburg.
Other musicals include TABALUGA & LILLI and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR.
Alex is currently working on his own material.