Lex Murphy was one of the first teenage girls in an action film that we were really rooting for. She made her appearance on the Jurassic Park film in 1993 and was the character in the same novel that came out in 1990. For those of you who didn’t read the novel, it’s like you saw her in the film and gasped every time she barely escaped the grasp of violent dinosaurs.
Get Lex’s look with a Purple Baseball Cap, a Blonde Braided Pony Tail Wig, Purple Paisley Tank Top, Levi’s Straight Cut Jeans, Brown Hiking Boots, and the accessories: a Silver Dessert Spoon, Lime Jello, and Dirt Makeup. Lex is always prepared to dig for fossils and any kind of dinosaur encounter!
Lex is one of those character you forget you love until you go back and watch Jurassic Park. Now that you’re going to dress as her character for your next cosplay night, you need all of the essential pieces to make the best Lex Murphy costume possible. We have all of that covered for you- all you have to do is put the pieces together and you’ll be ready to go!
To recreate Lex’s look you’ll want a purple baseball cap and a blonde wig to braid in a side ponytail. Lex isn’t the girliest girl we’ve ever seen, so you’ll want to get some dirt makeup and rub it on your face. For your shirt, grab a purple paisley shirt and add some straight cut jeans. Most of the time Lex is digging in the dirt, so you don’t need anything too fancy. Don’t forget brown work boots and some lime jello! She is carrying that snack and a spoon around with her at all times! Check out some of our pictures if you need a few more ideas, and make sure to send us a picture of your Lex recreation when you have it Jurassic Park ready!
Lex Murphy is the granddaughter of John Hammond, the man who created Jurassic Park. Lex thought she would go on an adventure to see dinosaurs in a safe proximity, but she had no idea the wild ride that was in store for her and her brother, Tim. Lex’s character was really challenged when she was put in the face of danger and protecting her younger brother from dangerous dinosaurs. She stepped up and did everything she needed to do to make sure that she and Tim made is home safely.
Lex was courageous and intelligent throughout the entire movie. She outsmarted the velociraptors and stayed brave as she kept her brother out of harm’s reach. We all loved to watch her integrity throughout the film, and she quickly became one of our favorite characters in the Jurassic Park film. Even though we loved to watch the violent dinosaurs, we couldn’t help hoping Lex made it out alive!