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Overview (2)

Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Lisa Nicole Carson has the distinction of having simultaneously starred in television's most lauded comedy and drama series. She has both amused audiences as Renee Radick, the D.A. roommate of Calista Flockhart on Fox's Ally McBeal (1997) and riveted them as Carla Reese, the mother of Eriq La Salle's son on NBC's ER (1994). Carson has been repeatedly nominated for a variety of awards as a result of these credits. Additional forays into television include the series Divas (1995) and guest turns on Law & Order (1990), as well as the telefilm Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (1999). Her feature credits are just as impressive. Among her many roles are the comedy Life (1999) with Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence, the temptress in Eve's Bayou (1997) with Samuel L. Jackson, Love Jones (1997) with Larenz Tate, Devil in a Blue Dress (1995) with Denzel Washington and Jason's Lyric (1994) with Jada Pinkett Smith. Born in Brooklyn, and having spent her teen years in Gainesville, Florida - graduating from Buchholz High School in June 1987 - Lisa moved to New York City after graduation to live with her grandmother and pursue an acting. She is a recent transplant to Los Angeles. In addition to acting, she is also an accomplished vocalist.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Pinnacle PR

Family (1)

Relatives Alina Carson (niece or nephew)

Trivia (5)

Born in the sign of Cancer (the Crab); has a small tattoo of a crab on her belly.
Voted by the readers of Black Men Magazine as one of "The 10 Sexiest Women of the Year." [2000]
Has a tattoo of 'Gypsy' on her arm and tattoos on her back and stomach.
Her contract was not renewed for the hit television series ER (1994) on August 22, 2001, because the writers and producers were tired of her "unpleasant attitude".
Attended Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY) in Manhattan where she appeared (and worked backstage) in theater department productions.

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