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Alexa Kenin

  • Birth 16 Feb 1962 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 10 Sep 1985 Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial West Babylon, Suffolk County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 6465012

Actress. She made her debut at age 10 in the made-for-television movie "The House Without a Christmas Tree" opposite Jason Robards. Her other television work includes movies "Word of Honor", with Karl Malden, "A Piano for Mrs. Cimino", with Bette Davis; and five ABC "Afterschool Specials": "The Amazing Cosmic Awareness of Duffy Moon," "Me and Dad's New Wife," "Movie Star's Daughter," "Make-Believe Marriage," and "Amy and the Angel." At age 15, made her stage debut in New York Public Theater production of John Guare's "Landscape of the Body" opposite Shirley Knight and F. Murray Abraham; she appeared shortly afterward in the Phoenix Theater production of Jack Gilhooley's "The Elusive Angel", opposite Brad Davis. Further motion pictures she appeared in include "Little Darlings" with Tatum O'Neal and Kristy McNichol; "Honkytonk Man" with Clint Eastwood; "Animal Behavior" with Armand Assante and Karen Allen (made in 1984 but not released until 1989); and "Pretty in Pink" with Molly Ringwald and Jon Cryer. On September 10, 1985, shortly after production on the latter film wrapped, she was found dead in her New York apartment. Complications of asthma was cited on her death certificate. When "Pretty in Pink" was released the following spring, it was dedicated to her memory and to that of its set decorator, Bruce Weintraub, who died on December 14, 1985.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexa Kenin (16 Feb 1962–10 Sep 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6465012, citing New Montefiore Cemetery, West Babylon, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .