Exene Cervenka

About Exene Cervenka

Who is it?: Soundtrack, Actress, Composer
Birth Day: February 01, 1956
Birth Place:  Chicago, Illinois, United States
Birth name: Christene Lee Cervenka
Also known as: Exene, Exene Cervenková
Origin: Los Angeles, California
Genres: Punk folk rock
Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter, poet, musician, visual artist
Instruments: Vocals guitar
Years active: 1978–present
Labels: Bloodshot Rhino Kill Rock Stars Nitro 2.13.61 Rykodisc Freeway
Associated acts: X The Knitters John Doe Auntie Christ The Original Sinners
Website: exenecervenka.net

Exene Cervenka

Exene Cervenka was born on February 01, 1956 in  Chicago, Illinois, United States, is Soundtrack, Actress, Composer. Exene Cervenka was born on February 1, 1956 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Christine Cervenkova. She has been married to Jason Edge since August 18, 2002. She was previously married to Viggo Mortensen and John Doe.
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Currently, Exene Cervenka is 66 years, 10 months and 9 days old. Exene Cervenka will celebrate 67rd birthday on a Wednesday 1st of February 2023. Below we countdown to Exene Cervenka upcoming birthday.

Popular As Exene Cervenka
Occupation Soundtrack
Age 64 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born February 01, 1956 ( Chicago, Illinois, United States)
Birthday February 01
Town/City  Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Exene Cervenka’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Exene Cervenka was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.

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Cervenka was married to John Doe from 1980 to 1985. She met her second husband, Viggo Mortensen, in 1986 on the set of the comedy Salvation!, a parody of televangelism. Mortensen played her husband, Jerome. They married on July 8, 1987. On January 28, 1988, Cervenka gave birth to a son, Henry Blake Mortensen. Mortensen and Cervenka lived in Idaho for three years. They separated in 1992, and were divorced in 1997.


In 2005, her journals and mixed media collages were exhibited in a one-person exhibition titled America the Beautiful at the Santa Monica Museum of Art. The exhibit was curated by Kristine McKenna and Michael Duncan. An expanded version of the exhibition traveled to DCKT Contemporary in New York in January 2006.


On June 2, 2009, Cervenka released a statement revealing that she had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Well before this diagnosis, she and X have actively supported Sweet Relief, a charity that aids uninsured artists. Sweet Relief was begun by musician Victoria Williams when she herself was diagnosed with MS. In 2011, Cervenka said she may have been misdiagnosed. However, Cervenka had to cancel a Spring 2011 tour due to problems associated with her MS. During a July 2015 interview, John Doe said that the multiple sclerosis diagnosis was a misdiagnosis, that Cervenka, after consulting with various doctors who were not able to diagnose her, is healthy.

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