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Overview (2)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Lisa Blake Richards was born on May 5, 1941 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Rolling Thunder (1977), The Last Case of August T. Harrison (2015) and Dark Shadows (1966). She has been married to Stephen Mendillo since September 9, 2000. She was previously married to Michael Ebert, Frederic Kimball and R.A. Lipton.

Spouse (4)

Stephen Mendillo (9 September 2000 - present)
Michael Ebert (22 April 1978 - ?) (divorced) (1 child)
Frederic Kimball (1968 - 20 January 1978) (divorced)
R.A. Lipton (1960 - ?) (divorced)

Trivia (4)

She is the mother of singer songwriter Alex Ebert of Ima Robot and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros.
She was born in Brooklyn, New York, but moved to North Carolina when she was five years old. When she moved back to New York, she had a southern accent but soon lost it.
She wanted to be a dancer when she was young, but got the acting bug when she was into an acting class at the age of 17.
Married her husband, Frederic Kimball on January 29, 1968. When she first met him, she said she was scared of him, but later thought of him as a friend, and then fell in love with him. She first met him when she was 20 years old, and had been called in to replace an actress in what she called her "second professional non-paying job." As she walked into the playwrights' workshop at 12 midnight, she heard the big booming voice of her future husband firing her predecessor.

Personal Quotes (3)

I dreamed a lot as a kid. I read a lot. I made up a kind of theatre with my animals, toys and dolls. I always wanted to be someone else, but I never consciously knew I wanted to be an actress. I always kept it a secret. [Daytime TV, Feb 1972]
I was never really very good at expressing myself in words, and I like to get into other characters and situations, and I like to say other people's words." [Daytime TV, February 1972]
I don't feel any more that I have to be something someone else wants me to be. I always wanted to play a role in life, but I'm getting over that through acting. [Daytime TV, Feb 1972]

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