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Lisa's mother, Tina, is a retired social worker. Her late father, Ira, worked as an engineer and then went into business as a general contractor. A sister, Heidi, is a lawyer. Lisa started acting as a child and played Flip Wilson in a 3rd grade performance. During junior high, she started traveling by train to Manhattan for private acting lessons ... See full bio »

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Known For

True Crime
True Crime Bonnie Beechum
(1999)
Jackie Brown
Jackie Brown Sheronda
(1997)
The Practice
The Practice Rebecca Washington
(1997-2003)
Nine Lives
Nine Lives Holly
(2005)

Filmography

Jump to: Actress | Director | Producer | Self
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 2019 Ad Astra (post-production)
Adjutent General Amelia Vogel
 2018 Vice (post-production)
Condoleezza Rice
 2018 Sorry for Your Loss (TV Series)
Bobby Greer
- I Hate Chess (2018) ... Bobby Greer
 2018 The First (TV Series)
Kayla Price
- Near and Far (2018) ... Kayla Price
- The Choice (2018) ... Kayla Price
- Collisions (2018) ... Kayla Price
- Two Portraits (2018) ... Kayla Price
- Where Life Is (2018) ... Kayla Price
 2018 Beautiful Boy
Rose
 2018 Elementary (TV Series)
Lt. Colonel Robin Deakins
- Give Me the Finger (2018) ... Lt. Colonel Robin Deakins
 2016 The Wilding (TV Movie)
Emily Bergom
 2016 Code Black (TV Series)
Dr. Kim Carrie
- Exodus (2016) ... Dr. Kim Carrie
 2016 Chance (TV Series)
Suzanne Silver
- Fluid Management (2016) ... Suzanne Silver
- Camera Obscura (2016) ... Suzanne Silver (credit only)
- The House of Space and Time (2016) ... Suzanne Silver (credit only)
- Unlocking Your Hidden Powers (2016) ... Suzanne Silver (credit only)
- The Unflinching Spark (2016) ... Suzanne Silver (credit only)
 2016 Indiscretion (TV Movie)
Karen Wyatt
 2016 House of Cards (TV Series)
Celia Jones
- Chapter 48 (2016) ... Celia Jones
- Chapter 42 (2016) ... Celia Jones
- Chapter 41 (2016) ... Celia Jones
- Chapter 40 (2016) ... Celia Jones
 2014 Line of Sight (TV Movie)
Ruby Jensen
 2014 Scandal (TV Series)
Ambassador
- Where the Sun Don't Shine (2014) ... Ambassador
 2014 Grimm (TV Series)
Mrs. Pittman
- The Last Fight (2014) ... Mrs. Pittman (as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 2013 Redemption Trail
Tess
 2013 Life of a King
Sheila King
 2013 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Dr. Connie Ryan
- Perfect Storm (2013) ... Dr. Connie Ryan
- Readiness Is All (2013) ... Dr. Connie Ryan
 2013 Go for Sisters
Bernice
 2013 Lovelace
Marsha (as Lisagay Hamilton)
 2006-2013 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Teresa Randall
- Presumed Guilty (2013) ... Teresa Randall
- Screwed (2007) ... Teresa Randall (as Lisagay Hamilton)
- Venom (2006) ... Teresa Randall (as Lisagay Hamilton)
 2012 The Hypnotist (Short)
The Hypnotist
 2012 Southland (TV Series)
Melanie
- Identity (2012) ... Melanie (as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 2009-2011 Men of a Certain Age (TV Series)
Melissa
- Can't Let That Slide (2011) ... Melissa
- A League of Their Owen (2011) ... Melissa
- The Pickup (2011) ... Melissa
- The Great Escape (2011) ... Melissa
 2011 Beastly
Zola
 2011 Take Shelter
Kendra
 2009 Mother and Child
Leticia
 2009 The Soloist
Jennifer Ayers (as Lisagay Hamilton)
 2008/I Deception
Detective Russo (as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 2007 Honeydripper
Delilah
 2007 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Sari Kinshasa
- Money for Nothing (2007) ... Sari Kinshasa (as Lisagay Hamilton)
 2006 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Sherise Gibbs
- The Calm Before (2006) ... Sherise Gibbs
 2005 Conviction (TV Movie)
 2005 ER (TV Series)
Nadine Hopkins
- All About Christmas Eve (2005) ... Nadine Hopkins
 2005 Nine Lives
Holly
 2004 The L Word (TV Series)
Art Show Attendee
- Losing It (2004) ... Art Show Attendee
 1997-2003 The Practice (TV Series)
Rebecca Washington
- Goodbye (2003) ... Rebecca Washington
- Baby Love (2003) ... Rebecca Washington
- Heroes and Villains (2003) ... Rebecca Washington
- Les Is More (2003) ... Rebecca Washington
- Capitol Crimes (2003) ... Rebecca Washington
 2002 The Truth About Charlie
Lola Jansco
 2002 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Kendall
- Critical Condition (2002) ... Kendall (as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 2002 Ten Tiny Love Stories
Three
 2002 The Sum of All Fears
Capt. Lorna Shiro (as Lisagay Hamilton)
 2000/II Hamlet (TV Movie)
Ophelia
 2000 A House Divided (TV Movie)
Julia
 1999 Swing Vote (TV Movie)
Virginia Mapes
 1999 True Crime
Bonnie Beechum
 1998 Beloved
Younger Sethe (as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 1998 Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
Shirl (voice, as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 1998 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Rebecca Washington
- The Inmates (1998) ... Rebecca Washington
 1998 The Defenders: Choice of Evils (TV Movie)
Jeanne Baptiste
 1997 Jackie Brown
Sheronda
 1997 Lifebreath
Dr. Quinlan
 1997 Nick and Jane
Vickie
 1996 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Dr. Laura Reed
- Episode dated 5 December 1996 (1996) ... Dr. Laura Reed
- Episode #1.7248 (1996) ... Dr. Laura Reed
- Episode dated 23 September 1996 (1996) ... Dr. Laura Reed
- Episode #1.7093 (1996) ... Dr. Laura Reed
- Episode #1.7033 (1996) ... Dr. Laura Reed
 1995 Twelve Monkeys
Teddy (as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 1995 Clarissa (TV Movie)
Porter Russell
 1995 Palookaville
Betty, Jerry's Wife
 1995 Drunks
Brenda
 1995 Law & Order (TV Series)
Denise Johnson
- Purple Heart (1995) ... Denise Johnson
 1994 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Suki
- To Protect and Serve (1994) ... Suki
 1993 Naked in New York
Marty
 1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Latoya Kennedy
- A Dog and Pony Show (1993) ... Latoya Kennedy (as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 1991 Way Cool (TV Series)
 1990 Reversal of Fortune
Mary (as Lisa Gay Hamilton)
 1985 Krush Groove
Aisha
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Celia Wilson #1 (1994)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (16 credits)

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Other Works:

: Plays Black Mary in "Gem of the Ocean" play by August Wilson (Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Lisa Gae Hamilton | Lisa Gay Hamilton | Lisagay Hamilton

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Trivia:

Rehearsing her role in African-American playwright August Wilson's new play, "Gem of the Ocean", set to open at Huntington College in Boston. See more »

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