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Jon-Erik Hexum papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.127

Scope and Contents

Collection consists primarily of clippings regarding the career and death of Jon-Erick Hexum whose stage name was Jack E. Hexum. Also included are copies of theater programs, clippings and photographs from his education at Michigan State University.


  • 1980 - 1985


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.


Jon-Erik Hexum was born in Tenafly, New Jersey on November 5, 1957. He attended Michigan State University at the Residential Colleges and went by Jack E. Hexum. He graduated from MSU in 1980 with a B.A. in political philosophy. While attending MSU, he was involved in theatre productions and was a member of the football team.

Following his graduation, Hexum moved to New York City to pursue acting and then on to Los Angeles. He was in the films Voyager from the Unknown (1982), The Bear (1984) and on television in Voyagers! (1982 – 1983), Making of a Male Model (1983), Hotel (1984) and Cover Up (1984).

On October 18, 1984 Jon-Erik Hexum died in Century City, California due to injuries sustained in an accident involving a prop .44 magnum revolver.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 4 folders)

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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Jon-Erik Hexum Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
E. Busch
August 2009
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US