Alex McKenna (born October 15, 1984) is an American television and film actress. She gained fame by playing Petunia Stupid in The Stupids (1996) and Mickey Apple in You Wish (1997). She resumed her acting career with guest appearances in CW hit teen drama series 90210 in 2010. In 2012, she had recurring appearances in the TV series, including Dallas, Guys with Kids and Two and a Half Men. She served as a voice actress in The Legend of Korra (2014), appeared in the horror film Haunted (2014) and Boston Police officer Sara in the American drama film Patriots Day.
October 15, 1984
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
McKenna started out as a child actress, who had small roles in movies and television shows. She is known for her roles as Amanda in the horror movie Campfire Tales and as Linda Ross in Joey. She also played Petunia Stupid alongside Tom Arnold in the 1996 movie The Stupids. In 1998, she was nominated for Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series (You Wish) in Young Artist Awards. She was recognized when she started making guest appearances in popular television series such as Malcolm In the Middle and Boston Public. She landed herself in the role of Abby Macy in NBC's crime drama Crossing Jordan. She played a teenager, who became addicted to heroin upon dropping out of college. McKenna appeared in 12 episodes.
She took a few years break from acting to attend a university. In 2009, she played the lead role of Megs in short film The City of Lights. In September 2010, she appeared in three episodes of the CW hit teen drama series 90210, a spin-off of the 1990s Fox series Beverly Hills, 90210. In February 2012, McKenna landed a role in the TNT revival of the CBS prime-time soap opera, Dallas. She also made guest appearances in Two and a Half Men, Sketchy and Guys with Kids. In March 2014, she appeared in the horror film Haunted along with Luke Kleintank and Lesley-Anne Down.
|1996||A Woman Undone (TV)||Jennifer|
|The Stupids||Petunia Stupid|
|Heart of Fire (TV)||Katy Stoler|
|1998||Safety Patrol (TV)||Hannah Zapruder||Also known as Disney's Safety Patrol|
|2000||What Women Want||Alex's Friend|
|2009||The City of Lights||Megs||Short film|
|2012||The Longer Day of Happiness||Elizabeth|
|2013||Stand By||Jenny||Short film|
|The Freemason||Rana Burkhalter|
|2014||Single in South Beach||Gina|
|Other People's Children||Jillian|
|1992||Middle Ages||Hillary Cooper||3 Episodes|
|1993||The Trouble with Larry||Lindsay Flatt||Recurring Character|
|1994||Winnetka Road||Leah Barker||Series Regular|
|1997–1998||You Wish||Mickey Apple||13 Episodes|
|1997||ABC TGIF||Mickey Apple||Episode: "Frightful Halloween Bash"|
|2000||Boston Public||Melissa||Episode: "Chapter Seven"|
|2001||Malcolm In the Middle||Beth||Episode: "Bowling"|
|2001–2006||Crossing Jordan||Abby Macy||12 Episodes|
|2011||Shake It Up||Sarah||Episode: "Review It Up"|
|2012–2013||The Legend of Korra||Senna / Additional Voices||Voice Role|
|Dallas||Rebecca Sutter||4 Episodes|
|2012||Guys with Kids||Megan||Episode: "Pilot"|
|Two and a Half Men||Michelle||Episode: "That's Not What They Call It in Amsterdam"|
|Sketchy||Rudolph, Little Boy / Ariel||Episodes: "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Christmas", "Prawn Stars"|
|Common Law||Irene||Episode: "Pilot"|