Alexander James Egan: Where is Kate Mulgrew’s son now?

Alexander James Egan

Who is Alexander James Egan?

Alexander James Egan is the son of  American actress and author Kate Mulgrew. Alexander James Egan’s mother is best known for her roles as Captain Kathryn Janeway on Star Trek: Voyager and Red on Orange Is the New Black. She is a recipient of Golden Globe Award and Primetime Emmy Award nominations.

Alexander James Egan: Bio Summary

Full NameAlexander James Egan
famous asson of Kate Mulgrew
Age39 years old as of 2023
Date of Birth1984 
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Siblings Ian Thomas Egan
Parents  Kate Mulgrew, Robert H. Egan

How old is Kate Mulgrew’s son?

Alexander James Egan was born on 12 June 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is the son of  Kate Mulgrew and her ex-husband Robert H. Egan. He is 38 years old as of 2023. Alexander Egan is the second child of his parents, his elder brother is Ian Thomas Egan and his younger sister is Danielle Egan.  

It may seem Alexander has followed in the footsteps of his mother. He appeared in the Voyager third season of “Remember” as an Enaran boy. He filmed his scene in the movie on Friday 26 July 1996 at Paramount Stage 16 and is credited as “A Egan” on the call sheet.  

Alexander James Egan’s educational status is not known even though he has become famous due to his mother’s fame. So is his relationship status. Though he is the son of a famous Hollywood personality, Alexander James Egan has been living a very private life.

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His father is a Television director

Alexander James Egan’s father is a Television director. He was married to Alexander’s mother from 1982 to 1995. According to his IMDB profile, he directed movies like “A Distant Shore”, Frasier, and others works. Since his divorce from Kate Mulgrew, he has been married to Michelle Joyner since 2001. His parents separated in 1993 and finalized their divorce in 1995.

Alexander James Egan’s mother also got married to Tim Hagan, a former Ohio gubernatorial candidate and a former commissioner of Cuyahoga County, Ohio in April 1999. They divorced in 2014, she revealed in an interview on 15 April 2015.

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Mulgrew used to work at least 12 hours a day

According to Totallykate, The star Trek actress typically works at least 12 hours a day while filming Star Trek. Her demanding schedule lasts for the 10 months the series is filming – giving the single mom a full two months off with her kids. As grueling as her schedule is, Mulgrew feels that, ultimately, her two sons Alexander, 11, and Ian, 12, benefit from her work.

“The arduous hours are manageable because I am so happy with what I’m doing,” she explains. “In thinking about it and talking with other working mothers, I’ve realized that this is what makes or breaks it. If you’re genuinely happy with your work, your children enjoy a mother who’s fulfilled.” (Mulgrew divorced the boys’ father, director Robert Egan, in 1993, after 11 years of marriage. Although she has custody, her ex-husband “visits them often.”

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Alexander James Egan had a housekeeper who watches Alexander James Egan and his senior brother after school and helps keep things running smoothly. When the actress and her sons are together, they cherish the quiet moments at their home in Los Angeles. “I cook as often as I can, and dinner is our time to talk about school, their friendships, their dreams,” she says.

She started her career portraying characters including Mary Ryan for two years on the ABC opera soap Ryan’s Hope (1975). She made friends with her former co-star Ilene Kristen, they presented a special opera soap Digest Award to Ryan’s Hope creator Claire Labine in 1995. After her role in Ryan’s Hope, Alexander’s mother had a lot of other roles and was featured in a number of movies.

In 1995, she received a call to become part of Captain Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek: Voyager. She auditioned for the role when the producers were casting. This character shot her to fame. Kate is a member of the National Advisory Committee of the Alzheimer’s Association. She has received quite a number of awards for her contribution to the entertainment industry such as Golden Globe Awards, Saturn Awards, Satellite Awards, and a lot more.

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