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Lisa Benavides

After high school Lisa Benavides was accepted to The Julliard School where she ended up meeting her future husband Tim Blake Nelson. After some Broadway and off-Broadway work she found her way into movies, solidly playing supporting parts in "O" and "The Grey Zone." She now teaches at the Actor's Center, as well as teaching acting at the ... See full bio »
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 2009 Leaves of Grass
Suzie Feinman (as Lisa Benavides-Nelson)
 2003 Sex Ed (Short)
 2001 The Grey Zone
 2001 Upheaval (Short)
 2001 O
Ms. Serney
 1997 Eye of God
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 2002 The Good Girl (special thanks)

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Alternate Names:

Lisa Benavides-Nelson

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"Your character is defined by his wants and needs." In regards to character work. See more »


She was raised in San Antonio, Texas where she graduated from John Marshall High School. She studied drama in high school under Marion Sweatmon. See more »

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