Lisa Jane Persky


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Lisa Jane Persky (aka Eljay Persky) grew up in New York City's Greenwich Village and began her 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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The Great Santini Mary Anne Meechum
(1979)
The Cotton Club Frances Flegenheimer
(1984)
The Big Easy McCabe
(1986)

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 2006 Grilled
Sally Wilson
 2005 Twins (TV Series)
Marcy
- Horse Sense (2005) ... Marcy
 2005 Invasion (TV Series)
Disheveled Woman
- Unnatural Selection (2005) ... Disheveled Woman
 2004 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Jessica Applebaum
- What's Your Poison? (2004) ... Jessica Applebaum
 2002 The Division (TV Series)
Ann Fenwick
- Illusions (2002) ... Ann Fenwick
 2002 The Dogwalker
Allison
 2002 The Practice (TV Series)
Karen Garvey
- The Test (2002) ... Karen Garvey
 2001 Shooting LA
Casting Director
 2001 An American Rhapsody
Pattie
 2001 My First Mister
Sheila
 2000 Meat Loaf: To Hell and Back (TV Movie)
Wilma Aday
 1995-1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Stasi Reynolds / Alison Spears
- The Last Day of the Rest of Your Life (1999) ... Stasi Reynolds
- The Big Bang (1995) ... Alison Spears
 1999 Goosed
The Psychic
 1999 King of the Hill (TV Series)
- Love Hurts and So Does Art (1999) ... (voice)
 1999 Tumbleweeds
Diner Waitress (as Lisa Persky)
 1999 The X-Files (TV Series)
Laura Weinsider
- Terms of Endearment (1999) ... Laura Weinsider
 1998 Where's Marlowe?
Jenny
 1998 Perfect Assassins (TV Movie)
Janice Franklin
 1997 The Pretender (TV Series)
Lamont
- Bomb Squad (1997) ... Lamont
 1996 Sports Theater with Shaquille O'Neal (TV Series)
Ms. Johnson
- Give and Go ... Ms. Johnson
 1996 Female Perversions
Margot
 1995 The Marshal (TV Series)
Felton
- Pass the Gemelli (1995) ... Felton
- Twoslip (1995) ... Felton
 1994 Pontiac Moon
Alicia Frank
 1994 Dead Funny
Sarah
 1993 Coneheads
Lisa Farber
 1993 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Marion Keisker
- Memphis Melody - July 3, 1954 (1993) ... Marion Keisker
 1993 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Jane
- Games Mother Play (1993) ... Jane
 1992 Mann & Machine (TV Series)
Mikey Quinn
- Cold, Cold Heart (1992) ... Mikey Quinn
 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)
Jenny
- Norris' Romance (1990) ... Jenny
 1990 Vital Signs
Bobby
 1990 The Last of the Finest
Harriet Gross
 1989 Just Temporary (TV Movie)
 1989 Great Balls of Fire!
Babe
 1989 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series)
Kitty
- Vegas: Part 2 (1989) ... Kitty
 1988 Sharing Richard (TV Movie)
 1988 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Sharon Berman
- Whose Forest Is This? (1988) ... Sharon Berman
 1987-1988 Private Eye (TV Series)
Dottie
- Hollywood Confidential (1988) ... Dottie
- High Heels and Silver Wings (1987) ... Dottie
- Light and Shadows (1987) ... Dottie
- Both Sides of the Same Coin (1987) ... Dottie
- Nobody Dies in Chinatown (1987) ... Dottie
 1987 Duet (TV Series)
Mary-Margaret
- Elegy (1987) ... Mary-Margaret
 1986 The Big Easy
McCabe
 1986 Peggy Sue Got Married
Delores Dodge
 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)
Sheilah
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Shirley Crater
- The Main Attraction (1985) ... Shirley Crater
 1985 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Kate
 1985 The Sure Thing
Mary Ann Webster
 1984 The Cotton Club
Frances Flegenheimer
 1984 E/R (TV Series)
Girl
- Sentimental Journey (1984) ... Girl
 1984 Shattered Vows (TV Movie)
Cathy
 1984 Back Together (TV Movie)
Dora Holloway
 1983 Desperate Intruder (TV Movie)
Linda
 1983 Breathless
Salesgirl (as Lisa Persky)
 1982 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Sally
- Ladies in Waiting (1982) ... Sally
 1982 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Rita
- A Minor Problem (1982) ... Rita
 1981 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Penny Stone
- Sugar and Spice (1981) ... Penny Stone
 1981 American Pop
Bella
 1981 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Jo Dayton
- A Matter of Time (1981) ... Jo Dayton
 1981 The Choice (TV Movie)
Emmy Soames
 1980 Love in a Taxi
Marian
 1980 Shirley (TV Series)
 1979 The Great Santini
Mary Anne Meechum
 1978 Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park (TV Movie)
Dirty Dee
 1978 NBC Special Treat (TV Series)
Cindy
- Snowbound (1978) ... Cindy
 1977-1978 The Fitzpatricks (TV Series)
- Halloween (1977)
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She appeared in two time travel episodes in which a time traveller takes the place of Elvis Presley as he records his first hit single "That's All Right" at Sun Records on July 5, 1954: The Twilight Zone: The Once and Future King/A Saucer of Loneliness (1986) and Quantum Leap: Memphis Melody - July 3, 1954 (1993). See more »

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