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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 & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Enemy of the State
Enemy of the State Rachel F. Banks
(1998)
The Cosby Show
The Cosby Show Denise Huxtable / Denise Huxtable Kendall
(1984-1991)
High Fidelity
High Fidelity Marie De Salle
(2000)
Angel Heart
Angel Heart Epiphany Proudfoot
(1987)

Filmography

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 2017 Jellywolf (Short)
Receptionist
 2016 Girls (TV Series)
Tandice Moncrief
- Love Stories (2016) ... Tandice Moncrief
- Homeward Bound (2016) ... Tandice Moncrief
 2014 New Girl (TV Series)
Brenda Brown
- Teachers (2014) ... Brenda Brown
 2014 Road to Paloma
Magdalena
 2006 Whitepaddy
Mae Evans
 2002 Lathe of Heaven (TV Movie)
Heather Lelache
 1994 New Eden (TV Movie)
Lily
 1994 Dead Connection
Catherine Briggs
 1985 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Carrie
- Don't Touch (1985) ... Carrie
 1985 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Justine
- The Satanic Piano (1985) ... Justine
 1983 Sound of Sunshine - Sound of Rain (Short)
The Sister (as Lisa Boney)
 1983 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Carla
- Entrapment (1983) ... Carla (as Lisa Boney)
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Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Lisa Boney | Lilakoi Moon

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

Prisons are like the concentration camps of our time. So many go in and never come out, and primarily they're black and Latino. See more »

Trivia:

Has had a hip hop album tribute to her by the duo, Felt, (Slug of Atmosphere and Murs of Living Legends) entitled "Felt 2: A tribute to Lisa Bonet." The first was entitled "Felt: A Tribute to Christina Ricci". See more »

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Scorpio

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