Zane, Lisa 1961–

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Zane, Lisa 1961–


Born April 5, 1961, in Chicago, IL; daughter of William George, Sr. (a medical-technician instructor and amateur actor) and Thalia (a medical-technician instructor and amateur actress) Zanetakos; sister of Billy Zane (an actor). Education: Vassar College, B.A.; trained at Circle in the Square Theatre School, New York City.

Addresses: Agent—Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actress, voice performer, and singer. Les Deux, Hollywood, CA, lounge singer, 1997–.


Film Appearances:

M.A., Heart of Dixie, 1989.

Luann, Gross Anatomy (also known as A Cut Above), Buena Vista, 1989.

Taylor, Pucker Up and Bark like a Dog, Fries Entertainment, 1990.

Claire, Bad Influence, Triumph Releasing, 1990.

Sara, The Age of Insects, CD Video, 1990.

Rebecca, The Passion of Martin, 1991.

Dr. Maggie Burroughs, Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (also known as A Nightmare On Elm Street 6), Hoyts Distribution, 1991.

Cynthia Baker, Maura Sade, and Elizabeth Beaumont, Femme Fatale (also known as Fatal Woman), 1991.

Stephanie Montgomery, Unveiled, 1994.

Jessica, Floundering, A-Pix Entertainment, 1994.

Pearl, Terrified (also known as Evil Never Sleeps and Tough Guy), A-Pix Entertainment, 1995.

Helen Womack, Baby Face Nelson, New Horizons, 1995.

Laura Harriman, The Nurse, Live Entertainment, 1996.

Tess, The Nervous Breakdown of Philip K. Dick, 1996.

The Kidnaping of Chris Burden, 1999.

Seven Girlfriends, Castle Hill, 1999.

The Lovely Leave, 1999.

Medusa, Monkeybone, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001.

Gynecologist, Cruel but Necessary, Cruel but Necessary Inc., 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Middle Ages, CBS, 1992.

Melinda Paros, a recurring role, L.A. Law, NBC, 1993–94.

Diane Leeds, a recurring role, ER, NBC, 1994–95.

Joanne Meltzer, Profit, Fox, 1996.

Le Sage, Dinotopia (also known as Dinotopia: The Series), ABC, 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Claire Ruth, Babe Ruth, NBC, 1991.

Louisia McCallister, XXX's & OOO's, CBS, 1994.

Elizabeth Braden, Natural Selection (also known as Dark Reflection), Fox, 1994.

Lynne, Her Deadly Rival, CBS, 1995.

Denise Wokowski, The Pact (also known as The Secret Pact and Le pacte secret), Cinemax, 1999.

Ariana Harpwood, A Table for One (also known as Wicked Ways), Cinemax, 1999.

Renata, Missing Pieces, CBS, 2000.

Karen Ravetch, Stolen from the Heart, CBS, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Ohara, ABC, 1987.

Meg Westlin, "The Restless Remains," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1994.

Voice of Madame Masque, "Beauty Knows No Pain," Iron Man (also known as The Marvel Action Hour: Iron Man), 1995.

Rhoda, The Great Defender, Fox, 1995.

Voice of ZZZAX, "Raw Power," The Incredible Hulk & Friends (animated), UPN, 1996.

Voice of Jennifer Walters (She-Hulk), "Doomed," The Incredible Hulk & Friends (animated), UPN, 1996.

Voice of Jennifer Walters (She-Hulk), "Fantastic Fortitude," The Incredible Hulk & Friends (animated), UPN, 1996.

Queen Diana, "The Spear of Destiny," Roar, Fox, 1997.

Natalie Grainger, "Sarcophagus," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), 1998.

Mrs. Novins, "Ye Olde Freedom Inn," Judging Amy, CBS, 2003.

Deborah Larson, "The Brass Ring," Dragnet (also known as L.A. Dragnet), ABC, 2003.

Lisa, "It's the Real Thing," The Division, Lifetime, 2004.

Sophia Keener, "Thinking Makes It So," Law & Order, NBC, 2006.

Television Appearances; Other:

Lori, "Confronting Brandon: The Intervention of an Addict" (special), Lifestories: Families in Crisis, HBO, 1994.

Roar: The Making Of (special), 1997.

Roxanne, Murder in My House, 2006.



Lisa Zane, 2005.



Femme Fatales, May, 2002, pp. 118-120.

People Weekly, February 7, 2000, p. 109.