Jon-Erik Hexum

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Jon-Erik Hexum
Birth name Jon Eric Hexum
Born November 5, 1957 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA
Died October 18, 1984 in Century City, California, USA from an accidental, self-inflicted gunshot
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes



Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Voyagers! Phineas Bogg 1982–1983 1
Cover Up Mac Harper 1984 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Hotel Eric 1x14 - Tomorrows January 11, 1984


  • Was of Norwegian descent
  • Had an older brother, Gunnar
  • His parents divorced when he was 4 years old
  • Graduated in 1976 from Tenafly High School in Tenafly, New Jersey
  • Attended Michigan State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science in 1980
  • Moved to New York after graduating from college
  • Was discovered by John Travolta's manager, Bob LeMond while working as an apartment cleaner
  • Dated E.G. Daily at the time of his death
  • While on the set of "Cover Up," he accidentally shot himself in the head with a prop gun that was loaded with blanks
  • After his death, his organs were donated to at least five people