Lisa Edelstein

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/21/1967, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor
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Lisa Edelstein Fast Facts:
  • A noted Manhattan nightclub denizen as a college student, she was the subject of a 1986 New York Times Magazine profile written by Maureen Dowd.
  • Wrote, composed and performed in Positive Me, a 1989 musical piece about AIDS produced by off-Broadway's LaMama theater company; Thomas Gibson was in the cast.
  • Made her film debut as a makeup artist in Oliver Stone's The Doors (1991).
  • Voiced the role of Lex Luthor's aide Mercy Graves in Superman: The Animated Series, as well as in the Justice League Unlimited cartoon series; also voiced Crystal Steele in the Blade Runner CD-ROM game.
  • Is a longtime vegetarian.
  • Does volunteer work for the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, Save the Children, Planned Parenthood and AmFAR.
  • Lisa Edelstein Relationships:
  • Robert Russell - Husband
  • Alvin Edelstein - Father
  • Bonnie Edelstein - Mother
  • Lisa Edelstein Awards:
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2011 People's Choice Awards: Favorite TV Drama Actress - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, New York, United States

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