Lisa Edelstein

Lisa Edelstein

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Age
47
Birthday
May. 21st, 1966
Born in
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Height
5' 4

Lisa Edelstein's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
House TV Show
House
Superman  TV Show
Superman
Relativity TV Show
Relativity
Almost Perfect TV Show
Almost Perfect
Leap of Faith TV Show
Leap of Faith
 

Main Movie Roles

2006 - Grilled
2003 - Daddy Day Care
2000 - Keeping the Faith
2000 - What Women Want
1997 - As Good As It Gets
1994 - Love Affair
1991 - The Doors

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Lauren
6
Sharri Rothberg (Voiced)
6
Laurie
5
Cindy McCauliff
5
Special Agent Rachel McCord
3
Mercy Graves (Voiced)
3
Celeste Serrano
3
Diane Ward
2
Brynn
2
Bobbi Bernstein
2
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Lisa Edelstein began her professional acting career while studying theater at N.Y.U.'s Tisch School of the Arts. After performing in a wide range of productions off and on Broadway, authored and performed the AIDS-related musical "Positive Me" at Ellen Stuart's La Mama, in Manhattan. It was one one of the earliest AIDS-related theater productions.

Lisa gained her first television experience as a host of the cable series "Awake on the Wild Side" (1990). In the last several years, she has fearlessly taken on a wide variety of roles for television. She played a call-girl girlfriend on "The West Wing" (1999), David Conrad (I)'s sister on "Relativity" (1996), the transsexual boyfriend of James LeGros on "Ally McBeal" (1997) and an Orthodox Jewish woman losing custody of her on "Family Law" (1999). She also played James Spader's love interest on "The Practice" (1997), and has had numerous other TV roles and guest appearances.

Her latest and current role is that of hospital administrator Dr. Lisa Cuddy, in the hit medical drama "House M.D." (2004).


TRIVIA:
  • Is a vegan; will not eat meat or wear animal products.
  • She enjoys writing, composing music and painting.
  • Played a transsexual on _"Ally McBeal" (1997)_ (qv), a sex-obsessed artist on _"Frasier" (1993)_ (qv), and a high-priced call girl on _"The West Wing" (1999)_ (qv).
  • Practices Ashtanga yoga six days a week.
  • Her father, Alvin Edelstein, was a pediatrician.
  • She currently resides in Los Angeles.
  • Daughter of Alvin Edelstein and Bonnie Edelstein.
  • Lisa was raised in Wayne, NJ. She graduated from Wayne Valley High School, class of 1984.


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