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Jon-Erik Hexum (1957–1984)

In the early 1980s, this ruggedly handsome young man of Norwegian parentage was seen as the "next big thing", and then suddenly he was dead from an accident via a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Hexum was born and raised in Tenafly, New Jersey, where he was a musically gifted student at school playing both the horn & the violin in the school ... See full bio »

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 1984 The Bear
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 1984 Hotel (TV Series)
Prince Erik
- Tomorrows (1984) ... Prince Erik
 1983 Making of a Male Model (TV Movie)
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 1984 Hollywood '84 (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Himself
 1983 Breakaway (TV Series)
- Episode #1.33 (1983) ... Himself
 1983 The Best of Everything (TV Movie)
 1983 Just Men! (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Himself
 1982 Fantasy (TV Series)
Himself (1983)

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One of my strongest traits is confidence; at times I'm amazed at my confidence, even when it doesn't make sense that I should be. See more »


Best friends with Lennon the Photographer who shared a Motor Home with Jon-Erik on the Fox Lot at the time of his death. Lennon was his personal Photographer and the only person Jon-Erik allowed to photograph him in the last few years of his life. Lennon was waiting at his Bel Air residence for Jon-Erik to come and pick him up for dinner, when the phone rang and he heard of the "accident". Lennon... See more »



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