Lexi Ainsworth

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Lexi Ainsworth
Born Alexandra Ainsworth
(1992-10-28) October 28, 1992 (age 23)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present
Known for
Website lexiainsworth.com

Alexandra "Lexi" Ainsworth (born October 28, 1992[1][2]) is an American film and television actress. She is best known for her roles as Kristina Davis on General Hospital (2009–11, 2015–present), and Jessica Burns in the 2015 film A Girl Like Her.

Early life[edit]

Ainsworth was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.[2] She began dancing on stage at the local ballet company at age six. This led her to appear in several theater productions, such as The Wizard of Oz (as a munchkin) and To Kill A Mockingbird (as Scout).[citation needed] Ainsworth was mostly home-schooled.[3]

Career[edit]

After attending acting camps in New York and Los Angeles, Ainsworth landed her first major commercial, for Barbie dolls, which aired nationally.[2] After several more commercials, she appeared in the lead role in the short film Caroline Crossing,[2] and then portrayed murder victim Grace Budd in the 2007 film The Gray Man.[4]

In June 2009, she joined the cast of General Hospital as Kristina Davis, for which she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in 2011;[5] Ainsworth returned to the role in 2015.[6] In 2015 Ainsworth also played Jessica Burns, a high schooler driven to the point of suicide by bullying, in the found-footage film A Girl Like Her.[7][8]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Caroline Crossing Caroline Price
2007 The Gray Man Grace Budd Previously known as Wisteria: The Horrible Story of Albert Fish
2008 Wild Child Molly [9]
2013 So This Is Christmas Ashley
2015 A Girl Like Her Jessica Burns Previously known as The Bully Chronicles

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Medical Investigation Kaitlin Ronson Episode 1.16
2005 Gilmore Girls Tillie Episodes (S6, Ep 8 & 12): "Let Me Hear Your Balalaikas Ringing Out", "Just Like Gwen and Gavin"
2006 iCarly Lexi Episode: "iLike Jake" (S1, Ep 4)
2009–11
2015–present
General Hospital Kristina Davis Contract role: 2009–11; Recurring: 2015–present
2012 Criminal Minds Abby Miller Episode: "I Love You, Tommy Brown" (S7, Ep 17)
2013 Westside Nico Carver Unsold television pilot[10]
2014 Chosen Cassidy 4 episodes
2014 Death Clique Sara Cowan Television film
2015 iZombie Tate Episode (S1, Ep 12): "Dead Rat, Live Rat, Brown Rat, White Rat"
2015 Teen Wolf Beth Episode (S5, Ep 9): "Lies of Omission"
2016 Rizzoli & Isles Claire Episode (S7, Ep 5): "Shadow of Doubt"

Awards and nominations[edit]

List of acting awards and nominations
Year Award Category Title Result Ref.
2011
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series General Hospital Nominated [5]
2011
Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Daytime TV Series - Young Actress General Hospital Won [11]
2012
Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Daytime TV Series - Young Actress General Hospital Nominated [12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lexi Ainsworth". Hollywood.com. Retrieved July 8, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Lexi Ainsworth". lexiainsworth.com. Retrieved December 18, 2015. 
  3. ^ O'Hare, Kate (May 9, 2010). "'General Hospital': Nancy Lee Grahn and Lexi Ainsworth Tackle Tough Family Issues". Zap2it. Retrieved July 8, 2016. In real life, Ainsworth is a mostly home-schooled teen taking online college courses... 
  4. ^ Harvey, Dennis (September 3, 2007). "Review: 'The Gray Man'". Variety. Retrieved July 8, 2016. 
  5. ^ a b Kroll, Dan J (May 11, 2011). "Supporting winners are back, first-timer winner guaranteed in Younger fields". Soap Central. Retrieved December 18, 2015. 
  6. ^ "LEXI AINSWORTH RETURNS TO GH!". Soap Opera Digest. United States. American Media, Inc. July 29, 2015. Archived from the original on July 29, 2015. Retrieved July 8, 2016. 
  7. ^ Linden, Sheri (March 25, 2015). "'A Girl Like Her': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 8, 2016. 
  8. ^ Chang, Justin (March 30, 2015). "Film Review: 'A Girl Like Her'". Variety. Retrieved July 8, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Wild Child (2009)". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Retrieved September 18, 2015. 
  10. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 14, 2013). "Actors Board Pilots 'Undateable', 'Reckless' & 'Westside'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 8, 2016. General Hospital alum Lexi Ainsworth has been added to ABC‘s Romeo & Juliet-esque pilot Westside, about the haves and the have-nots of California’s most seductive city, Venice. 
  11. ^ "32nd Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2012-03-31. 
  12. ^ "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Archived from the original on April 4, 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-31. 

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