Kim Alexis

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Kim Alexis
Kim Alexis 2003.jpg
Alexis in 2003
Kim Marie Alexis

(1960-07-15) July 15, 1960 (age 62)
Occupation(s)Actress, model
Years active1978–present
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Jim Stockton
(m. 1983; div. 1992)
(m. 1993; div. 2016)
Jeff Schwartz
(m. 2018)

Kim Marie Alexis (born July 15, 1960) is an American model and actress who was famous in the 1970s and 80s. She appeared on the cover of magazines like Sports Illustrated, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Glamour, Self and Cosmopolitan.

Early life[edit]

Alexis was born in Lockport, New York, and grew up in the suburbs of Buffalo. Her father, Robert, was a chemical engineer. Her mother's name is Barbara. She also has an older sister, Rhonda.[1] She started to be a swimmer at the age of six and began to swim competitively through her 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]


Alexis was one of the top models of the late 1970s and early to mid 1980s, identified along with Gia Carangi, Patti Hansen, Christie Brinkley, Kelly Emberg, Iman, Janice Dickinson, and Paulina Porizkova.[3] In 1983 she became the face of Revlon's premium Ultima II line, replacing Lauren Hutton.[3]


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.


Alexis appeared in the 1993 movie Body Bags, and the 1998 movie Holy Man with Eddie Murphy.[6]


In 1995, Alexis became the spokeswoman for Alpine Lace Brands, Inc., promoting the company's Alpine Lace low-fat cheese products.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Alexis is divorced from former NHL hockey player Ron Duguay, with whom she has a son, Noah. She also has two sons, Jamie and Bobby, with ex-husband Jim Stockton. Alexis raised her family in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.[3]


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


  1. ^ Henry, William A. III (March 4, 1984). "Is This the Face of the 80's (Who, Me?)". The Baytown Sun. Baytown, Texas. p. 103. Retrieved February 17, 2016 – via open access
  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 August 6, 2008.
  4. ^ "Tattletales". The Salina Journal. Salina, Kansas. May 20, 1990. p. 78. Retrieved February 18, 2016 – via open access
  5. ^ "Kim Alexis: New Job". The Index-Journal. Greenwood, South Carolina. September 24, 1998. p. 8. Retrieved February 18, 2016 – via open access
  6. ^ "Kim Alexis". IMDb.
  7. ^ "Kim Alexis". The Index-Journal. Greenwood, South Carolina. September 1, 1994. p. 5. Retrieved February 17, 2016 – via open access

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