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Lisa Bonet

Lisa Bonet was born in San Francisco, California, to Arlene Joyce (Litman), a teacher, and Allen Bonet, an opera singer. She has lived most of her life in New York and Los Angeles, where she attended Reseda High School and Celluloid Actor's Studio. Her father was African-American and her mother was Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Poland and ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Hide Hide Show Show Actress (21 credits)
 2014 New Girl (TV Series)
Brenda Brown
- Teachers (2014) ... Brenda Brown
 2014 Road to Paloma
 2006 Whitepaddy
Mae Evans
 2002 Lathe of Heaven (TV Movie)
Heather Lelache
 1994 New Eden (TV Movie)
 1994 Dead Connection
Catherine Briggs
 1985 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
- Don't Touch (1985) ... Carrie
 1985 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
- The Satanic Piano (1985) ... Justine
 1983 Sound of Sunshine - Sound of Rain (Short)
The Sister (as Lisa Boney)
 1983 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
- Entrapment (1983) ... Carla (as Lisa Boney)
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Other Works:

Directed music video, "Revelation Sunshine", for Cree Summer.

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1 Interview | 5 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lisa Boney | Lilakoi Moon


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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Having Zoe saved my life. It was my wake-up call. There were so many things I didn't want to pass on to her. See more »


While portraying roommates on A Different World (1987) , she and co-star Marisa Tomei lived together in real life. See more »

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