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Biography

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 21 July 1955Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York, USA
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Adrienne was born in and raised Oyster Bay, Long Island and did her first commercial when she was six months old, and has stayed at it with a brief hiatus or two ever since. She has also studied voice and dance, being continually involved in some phase of show business. She has done numerous television and radio commercials.

Adrienne is also a member of the Joseph Jefferson Theatre Company, and her professional credits include summer stock and off-Broadway productions including "W.H. Auden". After the success of Friday the 13th (1980), she appeared in its sequel and than became a voice actress (with voice roles in What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), While You Were Sleeping (1995), and many others). Her return to acting took place in 2009, with the science fiction/horror film Psychic Experiment (2010).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Richard Hassanein (21 September 1987 - present)

Trivia (10)

Studied at the London Royal Academy.
Had the featured role of Melinda in "Inherit the Wind" (1965) (from Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)). It starred Melvyn Douglas and Diane Baker and was directed by George Schaefer.
Has a brother named John and a sister named Laura.
Member of the Joseph Jefferson Theatre Company.
She and Betsy Palmer are the only two actresses to appear in more than one Friday the 13th film.
Took a hiatus from acting because she was being stalked and terrorized by an obsessive fan after Friday the 13th (1980) was released, therefore she only agreed to star in Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) by demanding that her role be as small as possible.
Is a gifted artist. She attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.
On January 25, 1990, King was in her home watching television in Cove Neck, Long Island, when she felt a deafening explosion and vibration. Immediately calling the police and her husband in New York City, she discovered it was in fact a crashed plane only 50 yards away from her home. The tragedy caused 73 fatalities (8 of the 9 crew members were killed) and King herself stated she assisted "in pulling body parts out of the trees", as emergency crews were struggling to get to the scene from windy roads and unhelpful weather. This was the Avianca Flight 52, a regularly scheduled flight from Bogotá to New York via Medellín, Colombia that crashed after running out of fuel. King was in traumatic shock therapy for two years and a lawsuit followed.
Filming Walking Distance in Texas, her first film in 26 years. [July 2008]
She and her husband run a film production company in California. [2005]

Salary (1)

Friday the 13th (1980) $785 per week

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