Alexa Skye Swinton

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Alexa Skye Swinton is an American actress, singer and songwriter. She appeared in a lead role as Piper in the 13-episode ABC prime time series called Emergence[1] and has a recurring role as Eva Rhoades in Billions and the upcoming series And Just Like That where she will play the character of Rose Goldenblatt. She starred in M. Night Shyamalan's OLD playing the role of Young Maddox.


Swinton was born in New York City to Rolfe and Inna Swinton. Her family is of Clan Swinton. Her mother Inna is an actress, lawyer, and author.[2]

Swinton begun her film career performing at age three in Matthew Barney’s River of Fundament where she performed opposite Paul Giamatti and Elaine Stritch.

She made her television debut playing the younger version of the lead character Claire, in Starz’s “Flesh and Bone”. Alexa appeared in a range of broadcast TV shows including Manifest, Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show, and The View.

Swinton has appeared in numerous short films, including the multi-award-winning short Nettles written and directed by Raven Jackson, with the director of photography, Jomo Fray.

She has appeared in a number of off-Broadway productions including Annie Warbucks and Madeline’s Christmas. She originated the role of Addie[3] in Make Believe,[4] written by Bess Wohl, and directed by Jackson Gay at the Hartford Stage. She also originated the role of Young Inna in the world premiere of Kooky Spook at the New York New Works Theatre Festival. In 2019, she took part in the filming of the feature "Sometime Other Than Now" in the role of Molly, starring opposite Donal Logue, Trieste Kelly Dunn and Kate Walsh and was directed by Dylan McCormick.

Swinton's first leading role in television was as Piper in Emergence.[1] The show ran for 13 episodes from 2019–2020.[5][6] Swinton received positive reviews for her performance as Piper where The Hollywood Reporter described her performance as "impressive."

Swinton released her first original song in August 2020 called You, Me and My Purple Docs.[7] She first performed the song publicly on Canadian TV station CHCH-DT in Hamilton, Ontario.[8]

Swinton has a recurring role as Eva Rhoades, the daughter of main characters Chuck and Maggie Rhoades in Showtime’s television drama Billions.[9]

She starred in M. Night Shyamalan's feature film Old playing the role of Young Maddox. Old was filmed in the Dominican Republic in late 2020 and was released on 23 July 2021.

She has been cast to play the recurring role of Rose Goldenblatt in the upcoming HBO series And Just Like That.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Swinton lives in New Jersey. She has two siblings, Maxim and Ava,[11] who are also performers.



Year Title Role Notes
2012 River of Fundament Norman Mailer's Daughter Feature Film
2014 Little Brain Surgeries Girl from the Vision Short
2017 Speed of Light Young Rose Short
2018 I've Lost Her Young Maggie Short
2018 Nettles Sam Short
2018 BeLoved Julia Short
2019 Reverb Annie Short
2019 Sometime Other Than Now Molly Feature Film
2021 Old Maddox Feature Film


Year Title Role Notes
2012 Mythos Ellie 4 Episodes
2014 Zach Fox Show Kid Playing with Toy
2015 Flesh and Bone Young Claire Scorched Earth
2015 Today Badly Behaving Child Rossen Reports
2015 The View Herself Modeling appearance
2016 Saturday Night Live Daughter of Big Family Selena Gomez Guest Host
2016-2021 Billions Eva Rhoades Appears in multiple episodes each season
2017 Saturday Night Live Girl in Immigration Line Alec Baldwin Guest Host
2018 The Tonight Show Punk Kid Ice Cube / Dale Earnhardt Jr.
2019 Manifest Chloe Upgrade
2019-2020 Emergence Piper Series appeared on ABC television in the USA and other networks around the world including CTV in Canada.
2021- And Just Like That Rose Goldenblatt


Year Title Role Notes
2016 Annie Warbucks Molly Signature Theatre
2017 Madeline's Christmas Anne Lion Theatre
2017 Kooky Spook Young Inna Duke Theatre
2017 Santa Doesn't Come to the Holiday Inn Daughter Ensemble Studio Theatre
2017 The Department Party Violet Playwright Horizons
2018 Make Believe Addie Hartford Stage


Studio recording


  1. 1.0 1.1 "New Drama "Emergence" Coming to ABC". ABC. May 14, 2019.
  2. "Inna Swinton - Lawyer". Justia. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  3. Collins-Hughes, Laura (2018-09-26). "Review: 'Make Believe' Has a Cast of Children, but No Fairy Tales". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-02-25.
  4. "Make Believe". Hartford Stage. Retrieved 2019-02-25.
  5. Otterson, Joe (May 11, 2019). "Allison Tolman Pilot 'Emergence' Moves from NBC to ABC With Series Order". Variety. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  6. Pedersen, Erik (July 2, 2019). "ABC Fall Premiere Dates: 'The Conners', 'Black-ish' & Spinoff, Cobie Smulders' 'Stumptown', Final 'Modern Family' Season & More". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 2, 2019.
  7. Lotter, Judah Charles (2020-07-29). "Alexa Swinton's debut single 'You, Me, and My Purple Docs' will mark 11-year-old's entry into music industry". MEAWW.
  8. "'Emerging' star".
  9. "Emergence Casts Billions Actress Alexa Swinton". February 27, 2019.
  10. "Cathy Ang, Niall Cunningham, Alexa Swinton And Cree Cicchino Join The Max Original AND JUST LIKE THAT… From Executive Producer Michael Patrick King | Pressroom". Retrieved 2021-08-26.
  11. "Broadway World". Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)

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