Lexy Kolker

Alexa Kolker (born August 17, 2009),[1] also known as Lexy Kolker, is an American child actress, who is known for starring as Chloe in the science fiction thriller film Freaks (2018), for which she won a Young Artist Award. She also had recurring roles as Mary Swagger on the television series Shooter (2016–2018) and Robin Hinton on the television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2017–2018).

Lexy Kolker
Born
Alexa Kolker

(2009-08-17) August 17, 2009
OccupationActress
Years active2015–present
RelativesAva Kolker (sister)

Early life

Kolker was born in California and has two sisters, including Ava Kolker, who is also an actress.

Career

She began acting in 2015, starring as Tatiana in an episode on the crime drama television series Criminal Minds.[2] In 2016, she made her film debut, starring as Lily in the action film Female Fight Squad.[3] In the same year, she had a recurring role on the action television series Shooter as Mary Swagger, which she held throughout the show's run.[4] In 2017, she starred as the eight-year old Fable in the television film Searchers and also appeared as Monkey in the drama film Our Little Secret. In the same year, Kolker had a recurring role on the superhero television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as Robin Hinton until 2018.[5][6]

In 2018, she starred as Chloe in the science fiction–based action film Freaks, for which her performance was praised by critics.[7] Variety magazine wrote that "relative newcomer Kolker carries the film effortlessly."[8] For the role, she won the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress in a Feature Film.[9] In the same year, she appeared as Lily in the fantasy film The Little Mermaid. In 2019, she appeared in the mystery crime film The Case of Jonas Booker as Marley.[10] In 2020, Kolker will star in the upcoming television series For Nothing as Lilliana Pieri.[11]

Filmography

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2016 Female Fight Squad Lily
2017 Our Little Secret Monkey
2018 The Little Mermaid Lily
2018 Freaks Chloe
2019 The Case of Jonas Booker Marley
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2015 Criminal Minds Tatiana Episode: "Awake"
2016 Rachel Dratch's Late Night Snack Herself Episode: "Sex, Drugs, and Fairytales"
2016–2018 Shooter Mary Swagger Recurring role; 20 episodes
2017 Searchers Fable at 8 Television film
2017–2018 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Robin Hinton Recurring role; 6 episodes
2020 For Nothing Lilliana Pieri Upcoming television series; main role[11]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2016 Young Entertainer Award Best Recurring Young Actress 9 and Under – Television Series Shooter Nominated [12]
2020 Young Entertainer Award Best Leading Young Actress – Feature Film Freaks Nominated [13]
Young Artist Awards Best Young Actress – Feature Film Won [9]

References

  1. https://twitter.com/lexykolker/status/898341200549167106?lang=en
  2. Sedighzadeh, Kazem (2015-11-19). "'Criminal Minds' Season 11 Episode 8 will Explore 'The Dirty Dozen;' JJ Finds Herself at Crossroads upon Return". Master Herald. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  3. WorldFilmGeek (2017-08-29). "Female Fight Squad (2017)". WorldFilmGeek. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  4. "'Freaks' on Netflix: Cast, Plot, and What to Know About the Sci-Fi Horror Film". Decider. 2020-03-05. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  5. "Amanda Crew and Lexy Kolker talk Freaks". Solzy at the Movies. 2019-12-27. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  6. "Lexy Kolker Talks Freaks And Career – BSCkids". Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  7. "'Freaks': Film Review | TIFF 2018". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  8. Barker, Andrew (2018-09-09). "Toronto Film Review: 'Freaks'". Variety. Retrieved 2020-06-12.
  9. "Young Artist Awards - 2020 Nominees". Retrieved 15 August 2020.
  10. "The Case of Jonas Booker Cast". Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  11. "'For Nothing' is a good thing for Buffalo". bizjournals.com. January 8, 2020. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  12. "Young Entertainer Awards - 2016 results". Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  13. "Young Entertainer Awards - 2020 nominations" (PDF). Retrieved 8 August 2020.
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