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LisaGay Hamilton

Lisa's mother, Tina, is a retired social worker. Her late father, Ira, worked as an engineer and then went into business as a general contractor. A sister, Heidi, is a lawyer. Lisa started acting as a child and played Flip Wilson in a 3rd grade performance. During junior high, she started traveling by train to Manhattan for private acting lessons ... See full bio »
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 2015 Indiscretion (post-production)
Karen Wyatt
 2014 Scandal (TV Series)
- Where the Sun Don't Shine (2014) ... Ambassador
 2014 Grimm (TV Series)
Mrs. Pittman
- Last Fight (2014) ... Mrs. Pittman (as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 2014 Line of Sight (TV Movie)
Ruby Jensen
 2013 Redemption Trail
 2013 Life of a King
Sheila King
 2013 Go for Sisters
 2013 Lovelace
 2006-2013 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Teresa Randall
- Screwed (2007) ... Teresa Randall (as Lisagay Hamilton)
- Venom (2006) ... Teresa Randall (as Lisagay Hamilton)
 2012 The Hypnotist (Short)
The Hypnotist
 2012 Southland (TV Series)
- Identity (2012) ... Melanie (as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 2011 Beastly
 2011 Take Shelter
 2009 The Soloist
Jennifer Ayers (as Lisagay Hamilton)
 2008/I Deception
Detective Russo (as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 2007 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Sari Kinshasa
- Money for Nothing (2007) ... Sari Kinshasa (as Lisagay Hamilton)
 2006 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Sherise Gibbs
- The Calm Before (2006) ... Sherise Gibbs
 2005 ER (TV Series)
Nadine Hopkins
- All About Christmas Eve (2005) ... Nadine Hopkins
 2005 Nine Lives
 2005 Conviction (TV Movie)
 2004 The L Word (TV Series)
Art Show Attendee
- Losing It (2004) ... Art Show Attendee
 2002 Sex and the City (TV Series)
- Critical Condition (2002) ... Kendall
 2002 Ten Tiny Love Stories
 2002 The Sum of All Fears
Capt. Lorna Shiro (as Lisagay Hamilton)
 2000/II Hamlet (TV Movie)
 2000 A House Divided (TV Movie)
 1999 Swing Vote (TV Movie)
Virginia Mapes
 1998 Beloved
Younger Sethe (as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 1998 Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
Shirl (voice, as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 1998 The Defenders: Choice of Evils (TV Movie)
Jeanne Baptiste
 1997 Lifebreath
Dr. Quinlan
 1997 Nick and Jane
 1996 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Dr. Laura Reed
- Episode dated 5 December 1996 (1996) ... Dr. Laura Reed
- Episode #1.7248 (1996) ... Dr. Laura Reed
- Episode dated 23 September 1996 (1996) ... Dr. Laura Reed
- Episode #1.7093 (1996) ... Dr. Laura Reed
- Episode #1.7033 (1996) ... Dr. Laura Reed
 1995 Twelve Monkeys
 1995 Clarissa (TV Movie)
Porter Russell
 1995 Palookaville
Betty, Jerry's Wife
 1995 Drunks
 1995 Law & Order (TV Series)
Denise Johnson
- Purple Heart (1995) ... Denise Johnson
 1994 New York Undercover (TV Series)
- To Protect and Serve (1994) ... Suki
 1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Latoya Kennedy
- A Dog and Pony Show (1993) ... Latoya Kennedy (as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 1993 Naked in New York
 1991 Way Cool (TV Series)
 1990 Reversal of Fortune
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Celia Wilson #1 (1994)
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Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (14 credits)

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Other Works:

: Plays Black Mary in "Gem of the Ocean" play by August Wilson (Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

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1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lisa Gae Hamilton | Lisa Gay Hamilton | Lisagay Hamilton


5' 1" (1.55 m)

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Graduated from The Juilliard School. See more »

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