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Lisa Jane Persky

Growing up in New York City's Greenwich Village, Lisa Jane Persky (aka Eljay Persky) began an acting career at La Mama E.T.C. in H.M. Koutoukas' "Grandmother Is In The Strawberry Patch" as the "World's Most Perfect Teenager". She next crossed East 4th St. to co-star with Divine in Tom Eyen's "Women Behind Bars". She has appeared in many plays ... See full bio »
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 2005 Twins (TV Series)
- Horse Sense (2005) ... Marcy
 2005 Invasion (TV Series)
Disheveled Woman
- Unnatural Selection (2005) ... Disheveled Woman
 2002 The Division (TV Series)
Ann Fenwick
- Illusions (2002) ... Ann Fenwick
 2002 The Practice (TV Series)
Karen Garvey
- The Test (2002) ... Karen Garvey
 2000 Meat Loaf: To Hell and Back (TV Movie)
Wilma Aday
 1999 King of the Hill (TV Series)
- Love Hurts and So Does Art (1999) ... (voice)
 1999 The X-Files (TV Series)
Laura Weinsider
- Terms of Endearment (1999) ... Laura Weinsider
 1998 Perfect Assassins (TV Movie)
Janice Franklin
 1997 The Pretender (TV Series)
- Bomb Squad (1997) ... Lamont
 1995 The Marshal (TV Series)
- Pass the Gemelli (1995) ... Felton
- Twoslip (1995) ... Felton
 1993 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
- Games Mother Play (1993) ... Jane
 1992 Mann & Machine (TV Series)
- Cold, Cold Heart (1992)
 1992 Designing Women (TV Series)
Heather McPhaul
- All About Odes to Atlanta (1992) ... Heather McPhaul
 1991 The Antagonists (TV Series)
Joanie Rutledge
 1990 Grand (TV Series)
- Norris' Romance (1990) ... Jenny
 1989 Just Temporary (TV Movie)
 1989 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series)
- Vegas: Part 2 (1989) ... Kitty
 1988 Alien Private Eye (TV Movie)
Dottie Dworski
 1988 Sharing Richard (TV Movie)
 1988 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Sharon Berman
- Whose Forest Is This? (1988) ... Sharon Berman
 1987-1988 Private Eye (TV Series)
- Hollywood Confidential (1988) ... Dottie
- Nobody Dies in Chinatown (1987) ... Dottie
- Blue Hotel Pt.1 (1987) ... Dottie
- Blue Movie (1987) ... Dottie
- War Buddy (1987) ... Dottie
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Sandra (segment "The Once and Future King")
- The Once and Future King/A Saucer of Loneliness (1986) ... Sandra (segment "The Once and Future King")
 1986 Crime Story (TV Series)
Joanne Goldman
- Pilot (1986) ... Joanne Goldman
 1986 Taking It Home (TV Movie)
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
- The Main Attraction (1985) ... Shirley
 1984 E/R (TV Series)
- Sentimental Journey (1984) ... Girl
 1984 Shattered Vows (TV Movie)
 1984 Back Together (TV Movie)
Dora Holloway
 1983 Desperate Intruder (TV Movie)
 1982 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
- Ladies in Waiting (1982) ... Sally
 1982 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
- A Minor Problem (1982) ... Rita
 1981 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Penny Stone
- Sugar and Spice (1981) ... Penny Stone
 1981 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Jo Dayton
- A Matter of Time (1981) ... Jo Dayton
 1981 The Choice (TV Movie)
Emmy Soames
 1980 Shirley (TV Series)
 1978 KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park (TV Movie)
Dirty Dee
 1978 NBC Special Treat (TV Series)
- Snowbound (1978) ... Cindy
 1977-1978 The Fitzpatricks (TV Series)
- Halloween (1977)
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