He worked for local Michigan radio stations as a disc jockey and was known in that circle as “Yukon Jack”.He also worked for a radio station out of Detroit, Michigan, WVIC-FM.
He found lots of bit parts and commercials and went on more than 300 auditions.
He was cast in the movie The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, but when the choreographer (Tommy Tune) was fired, his chorus line (which included Jon-Erik) went with him.
Jon-Erik Hexum was only 26 years old at the time of his death, but has made a lasting impact on this world.
He only starred in 2 television shows and 2 movies and yet to this day still has a devoted fan following. He touched many people with his looks, acting, sense of humor and his heart of gold.
Jon Eric(his name) was the attempt to please Jon-Erik Hexum was only 26 years old at the time of his death, but has made a lasting impact on this world.
Jon Eric(his name) was the attempt to please grandfathers on both sides of the family.
He was a day player on a few of the soap operas that film in New York, those include Texas, Another World and The Doctors.
He was cleaning apartments (part time, of course) and cleaned the apartment of a friend of Bob Le Mond’s.
In many articles and interviews, Jon-Erik fondly remembers the sacrifices his mother made for him and his brother.