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Charlie Alejandro                  

Motivational Speaker, Writer, Actress & Radio Talk Show Host

Abandoned by her birth mother at the age of two, Charlie Alejandro was raised in a dysfunctional poverty stricken family. In order to escape her abusive home, Alejandro got married as a very young teen and was mother to three boys before age twenty. In her quest to overcome her upbringing she strived to further her education by receiving her GED, obtaining her medical assistant certification and becoming a Mass. Metropolitan Police officer.

While a "Met" she became the first female on a Special Operations Unit in the State of Mass. in the mid-eighties. Ms. Alejandro went on to spend 6 years on the Tac team, as well as a Drill instructor and speaker on the department's speaker's bureau. After her department merged with the Mass. State Police, she became an alternate on the STOP team, and was hand picked to work on the intervention team when the city of Chelsea went into state receivership and was taken over by the State Police. Ms. Alejandro went on to become a homicide detective, undercover officer, attached to work with DEA, ATF, ICE as well as various other agencies.

Alejandro was forced to take an early retirement from the state police after she re-married and became mom to a blended family of 8 kids, as well as being diagnosed with several chronic illnesses. Not one to let anything slow her down she has gone on to be a community organizer, actress, technical adviser, as well as a writer and talk show host.

In 2008 she was told that they were looking for people with police experience for the movie "Edge of Darkness" with Mel Gibson. She got selected to play a recurring police extra and as a precision driver. Various other background roles followed into she was cast in her first small speaking role as the bank manager in "Conned" which went on to win several awards in various film festivals. It was around this time that she realized that her love of acting was still there and with encouragement from her her husband she decided to pursue her acting career full time. Several other small speaking roles followed including a bit part as a game show contestant in the award winning indie movie "Scooter McGruder."

In 2009 Charlie started the internet radio talk show "Diamond in the Rough' on Blog talk radio. It proved to be widely successful and quickly got a loyal following.

Alejandro is a partner and co-owner of Beantown Statie Production Company, a small independent film production company Based in Lowell MA. and has been working in connection with Angelwood Pictures since 2013. Alejandro has written numerous scripts, and acted in a wide array of roles. Alejandro and Seth Chitwood co-wrote Code 13: Unreadable a New Media SAG project. She has won various awards for acting, writing and her continued involvement in her community.

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