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Born: April 15, 1970 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: actor, dancer, comedian

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Flex Alexander was an accomplished actor who appeared in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. He left home at the age of 15 to become a street hustler. In 1989, he made his comedic debut in a New York comedy club. In 1988, he was scared straight from selling drugs after having a brush with death. He had a part on the television special "It's Hot in Here: UPN Fall Preview" (UPN, 1995-96). He also took on a few movie roles at the time, appearing in the Wesley Snipes action picture "Money Train" (1995) and the comedic sports movie "The Sixth Man" (1997) with Marlon Wayans. His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Santa and Pete" (CBS, 1999-2000). In the nineties and the early 2000s, he acted in the comedy "She's All That" (1999) with Freddie Prinze Jr. and "Out Cold" (2001). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Girlfriends" (2000-08). He spent the early 2000s tackling film roles in "Gas" (2005), "Snakes on a Plane" (2006) and "Poor Boy's Game" (2007). He also appeared in "The Hills Have Eyes 2" (2007) with Jessica Stroup and "Love and Other 4 Letter Words" (2008). Alexander most recently acted in the Essence Atkins drama...

Flex Alexander was an accomplished actor who appeared in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. He left home at the age of 15 to become a street hustler. In 1989, he made his comedic debut in a New York comedy club. In 1988, he was scared straight from selling drugs after having a brush with death. He had a part on the television special "It's Hot in Here: UPN Fall Preview" (UPN, 1995-96). He also took on a few movie roles at the time, appearing in the Wesley Snipes action picture "Money Train" (1995) and the comedic sports movie "The Sixth Man" (1997) with Marlon Wayans. His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Santa and Pete" (CBS, 1999-2000). In the nineties and the early 2000s, he acted in the comedy "She's All That" (1999) with Freddie Prinze Jr. and "Out Cold" (2001). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Girlfriends" (2000-08). He spent the early 2000s tackling film roles in "Gas" (2005), "Snakes on a Plane" (2006) and "Poor Boy's Game" (2007). He also appeared in "The Hills Have Eyes 2" (2007) with Jessica Stroup and "Love and Other 4 Letter Words" (2008). Alexander most recently acted in the Essence Atkins drama "My Sister's Wedding" (2013). Alexander was married to Shanice and had two children.

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 Poor Boy's Game (2007)
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 List, The (2007)
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 Gas (2005)
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 Her Minor Thing (2005)
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1996:
Cast in the failed sitcom "Homeboys From Outer Space"
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Discovered by DJ Spinderalla and toured as a dancer for the infamous female rap group "Salt n Pepa"
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Left home at the age of 15 to become a street hustler
1995:
Relocated to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career
2006:
Co-starred with Samuel L. Jackson in the summer thriller "Snakes on a Plane"
1989:
Made his comedic debut in a New York comedy club
2001:
Produced and starred in the sitcom "One on One," a show he created in 1997 after seeing a commercial with LL Cool J and his daughter
1988:
Was scared straight from selling drugs after having a brush with death
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wife:
Shanice. Singer. Born c. 1973; married in February 2000.
wife:
Shanice. Died of colon cancer in the early 1990s.

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daughter:
Imani Shekinah Alexander. Has twin sons; born c. 1992.
daughter:
Imani Shekinah Alexander. Born on August 31, 2001.
son:
Elijah Alexander. Divorced Thomson's father posthumously when she learned he was killed with his mistress.
son:
Elijah Alexander. Born March 5, 2004.
mother:
Alethia Knox. Killed in a car crash while driving drunk c. 1963.
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