Alexa Kenin Movies and Career Information
Feb 16, 1962
New York City
Alexa Kenin (February 16, 1962 – September 10, 1985) was an American actress known for her supporting roles in several films released during the 1980s, including Pretty in Pink, Little Darlings, and Honkytonk Man. A native of New York City, Kenin began acting as a child and had her first professional role opposite Jason Robards in the 1972 television movie House Without a Christmas Tree. She was featured in several episodes of the ABC Afterschool Special and in the 1982 TV film A Piano for Mrs. Cimino opposite Bette Davis. On the stage, Kenin appeared in John Guare's Landscape of the Body at The Public Theater in 1977, an off-Broadway production of Jack Gilhooley's Elusive Angel, and in Life Under Water by Richard Greenberg at the Ensemble Studio Theatre's Marathon '85. On September 10, 1985, Kenin was found dead in her Manhattan apartment soon after making Pretty in Pink.