Alex McKenna (born October 15, 1984) is an American television and film actress perhaps best known for her role as Abby Macy in the American television series Crossing Jordan. She also played Petunia Stupid alongside Tom Arnold in the 1996 movie The Stupids.
McKenna was born in Los Angeles, California. Her father is American and her mother is of Italian and Spanish origins. She attended the prestigious Archer School for Girls in Brentwood, Los Angeles, where former students included Emma Roberts and Caleigh Peters. She is dating Canadian actor Joshua Close.
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. 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 Crossing Jordan. She played a teenager, who became addicted to heroin upon dropping out of college. McKenna appeared in 12 episodes. After a break from acting, in 2009 she worked on The City of Lights with child actress Madison Leisle. She played the lead role of Megs. She also appeared in two episodes of 90210.
|1996||A Woman Undone (TV)||Jennifer|
|The Stupids||Petunia Stupid|
|Precious Moments: Little Sparrow||Little Sparrow||Voice|
|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|
|1992||Middle Ages||Hillary Cooper||Unknown Episodes|
|1993||The Trouble with Larry||Lindsay Flatt||Unknown Episodes|
|1994||Winnetka Road||Leah Barker||Series Regular|
|1997–1998||You Wish||Mickey Apple||13 Episodes|
|2000||Boston Public||Melissa||1 Episode|
|2001||Malcolm In the Middle||Beth||1 Episode|
|2001–2006||Crossing Jordan||Abby Macy||12 Episodes|
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