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Lisa grew up playing sports and riding horses in the Midwest, collecting stray cats and dogs along the way. She and her husband (whom she met in college doing an opera) moved to Chicago, where Lisa discovered her love of acting, was cast in numerous independent and students films (from tough police women to killer black widows) and got her SAG ... See full bio »

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 2014 Dependent's Day (completed)
Karen Fashion Boss
 2013 Crazy Like Me (Short) (completed)
 2013 Moonbound24: The Webseries (TV Series) (completed)
B.O.S.S. Founder - Sally Sullivan (2013)
 2014 The Newsroom (TV Series)
Angela Brand
- Boston (2014) ... Angela Brand
 2013 The Fortune Theory
Penny Ingram
 2012 The Online Gamer (TV Series)
- Pizza Delivery (2012) ... Lady
 2012 Medicine Men (Short)
 2011 Incest! The Musical (Short)
Ms. Osbourne
 2009 Sick Puppy (Short)
Ms. Betty
 2008 The Coverup
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited)
 2008 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Assistant District Attorney
- The Court Supreme (2008) ... Assistant District Attorney
 2005 Halfway Decent
Angry Parent
 2005 Prey (Short)
News Reporter #1
 2003 Boston Public (TV Series)
Mrs. Kinney
- Chapter Seventy-Two (2003) ... Mrs. Kinney
 2003 The Pen (TV Series)
 1997 Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac (TV Mini-Series)
Friend (uncredited)
 1996 Nights in Utopia
 1996 Profiler (TV Series)
- Night Dreams (1996) ... Mother (uncredited)
 1986 Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
Murdered Family - Wife
Show Show Self (3 credits)

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After the filming of her death scene in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986), she was taken to the hospital for X-rays as a precaution to ensure that her neck had not actually been injured. Through time and repetition, the account of her hospital visit was exaggerated into the more dramatic story that she went into shock due to the trauma of the emotionally charged scene.

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