Kim Alexis

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Kim Alexis
Born Kim Marie Alexis
(1960-07-15) July 15, 1960 (age 56)
Lockport, New York
Occupation actress, model
Years active 1978–present
Height 1.76
Spouse(s) Jim Stockton 1983–1992 (divorced), 2 sons
Ron Duguay 1993-?, 1 son
Children 5

Kim Alexis (born July 15, 1960) is an American model and actress.

Early life[edit]

Alexis was born in Lockport, New York and grew up in Buffalo, New York's suburbs. Her father, Robert, was a chemical engineer.[1] She started to be a swimmer at the age of 6 and began to swim competitively through his senior year at Lockport High School. She attended college at the University of Rhode Island, and was accepted into a five-year pharmacy program.[2]

Alexis was raised Presbyterian, and she and her family attended church every Sunday.[2]

Modeling[edit]

Alexis was one of the top models of the 1980s, identified along with Gia Carangi, Carol Alt, Christie Brinkley, Kelly Emberg, Iman, and Paulina Porizkova.[3] In 1983 she became the face of Revlon's premium Ultima II line, replacing Lauren Hutton.[3]

Television[edit]

In the early 1990s, Alexis hosted health shows, such as Healthy Kids on the Family Channel[4] and Lifetime.

In the late 1990s, she was host of Daily Edition, a syndicated program distributed by MGM.[5]

She also appeared with Mike Ditka in the last episode of Cheers, "One for the Road" in 1993.

In 2005, she appeared on VH1's reality competition But Can They Sing?, where celebrities, who have never sung before, get the chance to perform in front of an audience. Alexis was eliminated in week two.

Film[edit]

Alexis appeared in the 1998 movie Holy Man with Eddie Murphy.

Advertising[edit]

In 1995, Alexis became the spokeswoman for Alpine Lace Brands, Inc., promoting the company's Alpine Lace low-fat cheese products.[6]

Personal life[edit]

She is divorced from former NHL hockey player Ron Duguay in 2013 with whom she has a son, Noah. She also has two sons, Jamie and Bobby, with ex-husband Jim Stockton. She raised her family in Tampa, Florida.[3] She lives in Wayne, New Jersey, and is a marathoner.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1992 The Commish Elaine Thomas
1993 Body Bags Woman with beautiful hair
1993 A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Wicked Wives Nina Morgan Morrison
1998 Holy Man Amber
1999 Sunset Beach Hotel Maid

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henry, William A. III (March 4, 1984). "Is This The Face of The 80's (Who, Me?)". Texas, Baytown. The Baytown Sun. p. 103. Retrieved February 17, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  2. ^ a b Alexis, Kim (1998). A Model for a Better Future. Thomas Nelson Inc. ISBN 0-7852-7456-1. 
  3. ^ a b c Barbara Cloud (November 5, 2007). "Kim Alexis is still enjoying 'model' life". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.  Retrieved on August 6, 2008.
  4. ^ "Tattletales". Kansas, Salina. The Salina Journal. May 20, 1990. p. 78. Retrieved February 18, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  5. ^ "Kim Alexis: New Job". South Carolina, Greenwood. The Index-Journal. September 24, 1998. p. 8. Retrieved February 18, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  6. ^ "Kim Alexis". South Carolina, Greenwood. The Index-Journal. September 1, 1994. p. 5. Retrieved February 17, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read

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