She is 5'4 (1.63 m).
Khandi attended Queensborough Community College.
Her name is pronounced "Candy."
Alexander took a sabbatical in 1990 to enter a drug rehab program.
She had a small acting role in the feature film "Streetwalkin'", in which she played a hooker named Star, and also danced in the early sequences of "A Chorus Line" (both 1985).
Khandi has danced on Broadway in the chorus of "Dreamgirls" and later was a member of the International Tour of "Dancin'", choreographed by Bob Fosse.
She had a recurring role on ER and a regular role on NewsRadio.