Lisa Bonet


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Lisa Bonet was born in San Francisco, California, to Arlene Joyce (Litman), a teacher, and Allen Bonet, an opera singer. She has lived most of her life in New York and Los Angeles; in L.A., she attended Reseda High School and Celluloid Actor's Studio. Her father was African-American and her mother was Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Poland ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Angel Heart Epiphany Proudfoot
(1987)
High Fidelity Marie De Salle
(2000)
Enemy of the State Rachel F. Banks
(1998)
The Cosby Show Denise Huxtable / Denise Huxtable Kendall
(1984-1991)

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 2017 Jellywolf (Short)
Receptionist
 2016 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
Marisol Campos
- Lake Hollywood (2016) ... Marisol Campos
- Goodbye, Beautiful (2016) ... Marisol Campos
- The Texan (2016) ... Marisol Campos
- Norman Saves the World (2016) ... Marisol Campos
- Federal Boobie Inspector (2016) ... Marisol Campos
 2016 Girls (TV Series)
Tandice Moncrief
- Love Stories (2016) ... Tandice Moncrief
- Homeward Bound (2016) ... Tandice Moncrief
 2014-2015 The Red Road (TV Series)
Sky Van Der Veen
- Shadow Walker (2015) ... Sky Van Der Veen
- A Cure (2015) ... Sky Van Der Veen
- Intruders (2015) ... Sky Van Der Veen
- Graves (2015) ... Sky Van Der Veen
- Snaring of the Sun (2014) ... Sky Van Der Veen
 2014 New Girl (TV Series)
Brenda Brown
- Teachers (2014) ... Brenda Brown
 2013-2014 Drunk History (TV Series)
Rosa Parks / Mary Ellen Pleasant
- Montgomery, AL (2014) ... Rosa Parks
- San Francisco (2013) ... Mary Ellen Pleasant
 2014 Road to Paloma
Magdalena
 2008-2009 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Detective Maya Daniels
- Life Is a Rock (2009) ... Detective Maya Daniels
- Tuesday's Dead (2008) ... Detective Maya Daniels
- Things to Do in New York When You Think You're Dead (2008) ... Detective Maya Daniels
- The Real Adventures of the Unreal Sam Tyler (2008) ... Detective Maya Daniels
- Out Here in the Fields (2008) ... Detective Maya Daniels
 2006 Whitepaddy
Mae Evans
 2003 Biker Boyz
Queenie
 2002 Lathe of Heaven (TV Movie)
Heather Lelache
 2000 High Fidelity
Marie De Salle
 1998 Enemy of the State
Rachel F. Banks
 1994 New Eden (TV Movie)
Lily
 1994 Dead Connection
Catherine Briggs
 1993 Bank Robber
Priscilla
 1984-1991 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Denise Huxtable / Denise Huxtable Kendall
- Cliff and Jake (1991) ... Denise Huxtable Kendall
- No More Mr. Nice Guy (1991) ... Denise Huxtable Kendall
- Total Control (1991) ... Denise Huxtable Kendall (credit only)
- Attack of the Killer B's (1991) ... Denise Huxtable Kendall
- You Can Go Home Again (1990) ... Denise Huxtable Kendall
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special)
Denise Huxtable
 1987-1989 A Different World (TV Series)
Denise Huxtable
- Forever Hold Your Peace (1989) ... Denise Huxtable
- My Dinner with Theo (1988) ... Denise Huxtable
- Come Back, Little Eggby (1988) ... Denise Huxtable
- If Only for One Night (1988) ... Denise Huxtable
- Clair's Last Stand (1988) ... Denise Huxtable
 1989 Spirit of the Forest: Spirit of the Forest (Video short)
Lisa Bonet
 1987 Angel Heart
Epiphany Proudfoot
 1985 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Carrie
- Don't Touch (1985) ... Carrie
 1985 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Justine
- The Satanic Piano (1985) ... Justine
 1983 Sound of Sunshine - Sound of Rain (Short)
The Sister (voice, as Lisa Boney)
 1983 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Carla
- Entrapment (1983) ... Carla (as Lisa Boney)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed music video, "Revelation Sunshine", for Cree Summer. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 5 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lisa Boney | Lilakoi Moon

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)

Spouse:

Jason Momoa  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Zoë Kravitz | See more »

Parents:

Litman, Arlene Joyce | Bonet, Allen
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Personal Quote:

It's okay to be a freak. See more »

Trivia:

Was mentioned in the 2003 song "Bob" by 'Weird Al' Yankovic, which uses palindromic lyrics to parody the 1965 song "Subterranean Homesick Blues" by Bob Dylan: "Lisa Bonet ate no basil". See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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