Lisa Bonet

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  • Birth Place: San Fernando, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • Mother is Jewish; father is African-American.
  • Started taking acting lessons when she was 13 years old and had a guest-starring role in the series St. Elsewhere, which led to a recurring role on the CBS sitcom The Two of Us.
  • Landed star-making role of Denise Huxtable on the popular family sitcom The Cosby Show in 1984 when she was 16 years old; starred in the spin-off series A Different World three years later. 
  • Met first husband Lenny Kravitz, a then-unknown, struggling musician who went by the name of Romeo Blue, at a New Edition concert in 1985; they eloped in Las Vegas in 1987, on her 20th birthday.
  • Legally changed her name to Lilakoi Moon in 1995, even though she continues to use her birth name for entertainment purposes.
  • Devotes her time to several charitable causes, including Venice H.E.A.R.T. (Hearing Each Other and Responding Together), a mentoring organization she and several of her artist/activist friends created to help students at a Venice Beach, CA, high school.

Awards

  • 1986, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2016, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Allen Boney — Father
  • Lenny Kravitz — Ex-husband
  • Arlene Litman — Mother
  • Lola Iolani Momoa — Daughter
  • Jason Momoa — Significant Other
  • Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa — Son
  • Zoë Kravitz — Daughter
  • Bryan Kest — Ex-significant Other

Details

  • Birth Place: San Fernando, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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