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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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The Practice
The Practice Rebecca Washington
(1997-2003)
Jackie Brown
Jackie Brown Sheronda
(1997)
Twelve Monkeys
(1995)
True Crime
True Crime Bonnie Beechum
(1999)

Filmography

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 2016 Chance (TV Series)
Suzanne Silver
- Eldon Chance (2016) ... Suzanne Silver
 2016 Indiscretion
Karen Wyatt
 2016 House of Cards (TV Series)
Celia Jones
- Chapter 48 (2016) ... Celia Jones
- Chapter 42 (2016) ... Celia Jones
- Chapter 41 (2016) ... Celia Jones
- Chapter 40 (2016) ... Celia Jones
 2016 The Wilding (TV Movie)
Emily Bergom
 2014 Scandal (TV Series)
Ambassador
- Where the Sun Don't Shine (2014) ... Ambassador
 2014 Grimm (TV Series)
Mrs. Pittman
- The Last Fight (2014) ... Mrs. Pittman (as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 2014 Line of Sight (TV Movie)
Ruby Jensen
 2013 Redemption Trail
Tess
 2013 Life of a King
Sheila King
 2013 Go for Sisters
Bernice
 2013 Lovelace
Marsha
 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)
Melanie
- Identity (2012) ... Melanie (as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 2011 Beastly
Zola
 2011 Take Shelter
Kendra
 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
Holly
 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)
Kendall
- Critical Condition (2002) ... Kendall
 2002 Ten Tiny Love Stories
Three
 2002 The Sum of All Fears
Capt. Lorna Shiro (as Lisagay Hamilton)
 2000/II Hamlet (TV Movie)
Ophelia
 2000 A House Divided (TV Movie)
Julia
 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
Vickie
 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
Teddy
 1995 Clarissa (TV Movie)
Porter Russell
 1995 Palookaville
Betty, Jerry's Wife
 1995 Drunks
Brenda
 1995 Law & Order (TV Series)
Denise Johnson
- Purple Heart (1995) ... Denise Johnson
 1994 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Suki
- To Protect and Serve (1994) ... Suki
 1993 Naked in New York
Marty
 1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Latoya Kennedy
- A Dog and Pony Show (1993) ... Latoya Kennedy (as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 1991 Way Cool (TV Series)
 1990 Reversal of Fortune
Mary
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Celia Wilson #1 (1994)
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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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Alternate Names:

Lisa Gae Hamilton | Lisa Gay Hamilton | Lisagay Hamilton

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Recently landed the role of Melissa in Men of a Certain Age, an hour-long comedy-drama starring Ray Romano, Andre Braugher, and Scott Bakula scheduled to air in December 2009. See more »

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Aries

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