I was born In London to an English mother and Indian father. as Jyoti Mukherjee. I was educated in England India, Australia and France. I completed my acting training at The Ensemble STUDIOS(GRADUATED1979) IN SYDNEY AUSTRALIA. In 1979 I took on the stage name "Alex Pinder", Pinder being my mother 's maiden name. in1983 I commenced training at L'Ecole Jacques Lecoq Paris France(grad.1985). I am co-founder of Artists in Community International, that provides art and drama programs for vulnerable communities in Nepal and India. This website contains pages of my work as an actor, Theatre director, Acting teacher and teaching artist.