Alex: The Life of a Child (1986) - Rotten Tomatoes

Alex: The Life of a Child (1986)

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This film is based on the true story of a Sports Illustrated writer and his dying 8-year-old daughter. As both come to grips with her fatal cystic fibrosis, her mother wonders if she should adopt another child after the death of her daughter.

Cast

Gennie James
as Alex Deford
Brenda Bazinet
as Barbara Keator
Craig T. Nelson
as Frank Deford
Bonnie Bedelia
as Carole Deford
Harley Cross
as Chris - ages 6 to 8
Dann Florek
as Dr. Tom Dolan
Cherry Jones
as Tina Crawford
Gordon Masten
as Photographer
Sean McCann
as Dr. Ralph Stanwyck
Mark Withers
as Mac Deford
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This movie was the first movie that touched my soul to the core. I will never forget it. This movie is when i started calling my dad; "My Lil' Daddy".

Kym Carter
Kym Carter

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