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Alexandra Powers

Highest Rated: 37% Last Man Standing (1996)

Lowest Rated: 37% Last Man Standing (1996)

Birthday: Sep 09, 1967

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

With an acting teacher father and a television writer mother, it's no surprise that Alexandra Powers decided to become an actress when she was only six. A New York City native, Powers scored her first screen credit in the 1983 drama "The Prodigal," and from there went on to appear on TV series such as "T.J. Hooker," "Family Ties," and "Highway to Heaven." In 1984, the young actress had a supporting role in Peter Bogdanovich's biopic "Mask," and over the next four years appeared in several other films and TV series before her breakout role in 1989, that of Josh Charles' love interest, Chris, in Peter Weir's "Dead Poets Society." Recurring roles in the series "Valerie's Family" and "21 Jump Street" followed, and in 1993, Powers leapt from portraying a prostitute in the Japan-set mystery "Rising Sun" to playing a fundamentalist Christian lawyer in the series "L.A. Law." The timely 1994 TV movie "Tonya & Nancy: The Inside Story" gave Powers one of her juiciest roles yet when she portrayed infamous Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding opposite Heather Langenkamp's Nancy Kerrigan, and the remainder of the 1990s found the actress in demand on television with guest spots on series like the updated "Fantasy Island." Powers married fellow actor Barry Sherman in 1993, and retired from acting after her role in the 2001 feature "Zigs."

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Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 15% Zigs Sara (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Storm Tracker Major Tanya Goodman (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 0% One Hell of a Guy Cassie Springer (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Crimes of Passion: Nobody Lives Forever Det. Mary Ellen "Dusty" Dustin (Character) - 1997
37% 51% Last Man Standing Lucy Kolinski (Character) $18.1M 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tonya and Nancy: The Inside Story Tonya Harding (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Following Her Heart Nola (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Seventh Coin Ronnie (Character) $31K 1993
No Score Yet 57% Young Indiana Jones and the Scandal of 1920 Gloria (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Matter of Justice Dusty (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet 58% Cast a Deadly Spell Olivia Hackshaw (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet 36% Sonny Boy Rose (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dangerous Pursuit Jo (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet 61% Plain Clothes Dawn-Marie Zeffer (Character) $222.7K 1988
No Score Yet 50% Silence of the Heart Andrea (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Prodigal Nancy Pringle (Character) - 1983

TV

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No Score Yet No Score Yet Fantasy Island Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Maximum Bob Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet C-16 Dana Morrison (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Matter of Justice Dusty (Character) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet 21 Jump Street Officer Kati Rocky (Guest Star) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hogan Family Unknown (Guest Star) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Ties Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Highway to Heaven Arlene (Guest Star) 1986

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