Dec. 28th, 1970
Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
Elaine Hendrix's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - Rock Slyde
2009 - The Beacon
2008 - Player 5150
2006 - Coffee Date
2004 - What the #$*! Do We now!?
2003 - The Hebrew Hammer
2002 - Bad Boy
2002 - Wish You Were Dead
2000 - Here On Earth
2000 - Get Your Stuff
1999 - Superstar
1998 - The Parent Trap
1997 - Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
Guest TV Roles
Herself - Audience Member
Born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Elaine Hendrix spent her early years in nearby Knoxville and Morristown. At 15 she moved with her divorced mother to Atlanta, Georgia, where she attended the Northside School of Performing Arts. She started her professional career as a dancer and model but gave up dance after she was hit by a car while bicycling. She officially moved to Los Angeles in 1992 and had an agent within a month. She worked her way from commercials to TV guest shots to a starring role on the 1995 Fox revival of "Get Smart" (1995) to features. A member of Women in Film, Women in Theatre and Women of Los Angeles, Hendrix has written a short film that she plans to direct at the end of 1999/beginning of 2000 (as soon as she can take a break from her acting schedule). She has two birds and two turtles and in September 1999 added a dog named Tiloc to her family.
- Honorary Committee Member for 2008 Genesis Awards.
- Was a hip-hop dancer in several early rap videos for such artists as 'M.C. Hammer' (qv), 'Whodini' (qv), 'Keith Sweat' (qv) and Cameo.
- Favorite movie of all-time is "Star Wars".
- Is a classically trained jazz and modern dancer. Began her career dancing in a jazz and modern company out of Atlanta, then worked all over the world for companies such as Nike, Levi's, Sun Computers, Mattel, etc. Two of the national Levi's commercials she danced in premiered during the 1996 Superbowl. She was also a part of the corresponding Levi's print campaigns.
- Dated actor 'David Faustino' (qv).
- Rescued a stray cat named Goodie Cornbread living on some fairgrounds while filming "Good Intentions" (2005) in Atlanta, Georgia, October 2005. The locals had named him Cornbread, to which Elaine added Goodie in honor of the film.
- Won the "Best Actress" award for her role as Samantha in the movie _Down the P.C.H. (2006)_ (qv) at the 3rd Annual Festival de Cine de Baja (Baja Film Festival) in September 2006.
- Offered the role of 'Sonya Blade' in the "Mortal Combat" movies. Had to pass due to scheduling conflicts.
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