Fast Facts

  • Enrolled at the North Carolina School of the Arts when she was 14 to study ballet.
  • Began dancing professionally when she was 17 and traveled the world with different troupes, including a modern-dance company founded by Karole Armitage.
  • While touring in Los Angeles in 1987, became acquainted with Dennis Hopper, whom she would later marry.
  • Decided to switch careers and study acting under Sanford Meisner after she watched Sydney Pollack's documentary on the famed teacher.
  • Met her second husband, French Stewart, in 1996 when she guest starred as his love interest on an episode of 3rd Rock From the Sun.
  • Owned and operated her own interior-design business called Casa LaNasa.


  • Eloise McCue Show — Daughter
  • Grant Show — Husband
  • James LaNasa Jr. — Father
  • Henry Hopper — Son
  • Steven LaNasa — Brother
  • Dennis Hopper — Ex-husband
  • Anne LaNasa — Mother
  • French Stewart — Ex-husband

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  • Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisana, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Ballet dancer, Choreographer, Interior designer

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