Alexa Kenin

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Alexa Kenin Biography

Alexa Jordan Kenin (February 16, 1962 – September 10, 1985) was an American actress known for her supporting roles in several films released during the 1980s, including Little Darlings (1980), Honkytonk Man (1982), and Pretty in Pink (1986) which was released after her death.


Kenin was born in New York City. Her parents divorced when she was young and her mother, actress Maya Kenn, married character actor John Ryan. Kenin began acting as a child and won her first professional role opposite Jason Robards in the 1972 television movie House Without a Christmas Tree. At the age of ten, she was offered the role of Regan MacNeil in The Exorcist. Kenin turned the role down and Linda Blair was eventually cast.

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