After developing her love of acting at a young age, Lexi Ainsworth snagged the role of Kristina Davis on General Hospital. While she’s still working hard on GH, Ainsworth has appeared in other television shows over the years like Gilmore Girls, Teen Wolf, iCarly, and Major Crimes.
Along with her work in television, Ainsworth has also been in films such as Wild Child and A Girl Like Her. From how she got into acting to winning her Daytime Emmy Award, here are five fast facts you need to know about the General Hospital actress!
In The Beginning
Alexandra Ainsworth was born on October 28 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Her father is a dentist and her mother is an art teacher. Dance was her first love, as she started performing at the age of 3 with a local ballet company. She would go on to act in local theater productions, like Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird at 13 and The Wizard of Oz.
Found Her Passion
Though she was interested in acting and performing at a young age, it became a reality for her after she attended a film camp in New York. Following this camp, she found herself an agent and began auditioning for commercials. In fact, she began doing national commercials for Barbie.
Ainsworth was cast as Kristina Davis on General Hospital in 2009 and has been playing her on-and-off since then. She won her first Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series in 2017.
Back To Class
Though she’s very busy with her acting career, Ainsworth has also found time to go back to school. She enrolled at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and is learning about screenwriting. She revealed that she would like to start developing her own content in the future. She has also attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London for Shakespeare.
Ainsworth keeps her private life pretty hush-hush, but she did previously have a boyfriend named Keegan. However, they split shortly after making their relationship public. General Hospital (GH) airs weekdays on ABC. Check your local listings for airtimes.