Lisa Edelstein Biography
Lisa Edelstein is an American actress and playwright.
She is known for playing Dr. Lisa Cuddy on the Fox medical drama series House. She starred as Abby McCarthy in the Bravo series Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce between 2014-2018.
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Edelstein was born on May 21, 1966, in Boston, United States. She is 57 years old as of 2023.
Lisa Edelstein Family
Edelstein was born to Bonnie and Alvin Edelstein. Her father is a pediatrician at Chilton Memorial Hospital (since retired). The youngest of three children in a Jewish family, she was raised in Wayne, New Jersey.
Lisa Edelstein Education
Edelstein attended Wayne Valley High School.
Husband | Children|Robert Russel
Edelstein married artist Robert Russel in Los Angeles on May 25, 2014
Lisa and her husband Robert Russel
Lisa Edelstein Career
Edelstein used her new-found celebrity to write, compose and star in an original musical called Positive Me in response to the growing AIDS crisis of the 1980s.
The play, performed at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in New York City, received many accolades. After a regrettable experience hosting Awake on the Wild Side for MTV in 1990.
Furthermore, she appeared for a few seconds as a backstage make-up artist in the Jim Morrison biography. The Doors followed by guest roles on several popular comedies, including Mad About You and Wings.
On Sports Night, she played a sports reporter who claimed to be a former lover of Josh Charles’s character whom he did not remember. On Seinfeld, she played George Costanza’s frustrated girlfriend, the “Risotto Girl”.
lesbian sister on ABC’s Relativity (1996); a high-priced call girl turned Rob Lowe’s date on The West Wing (1999); an assigned male at birth (AMAB) transgender woman on Ally McBeal (2000); and Ben Covington’s (Scott Speedman) girlfriend on Felicity (2001).
She also continued to land guest-star spots on such shows as ER, Frasier, Just Shoot Me!, Without a Trace, and Judging Amy, as well as small parts in the films What Women Want, Keeping the Faith, As Good as It Gets, and Daddy Day Care.
From 2004 to 2011, she portrayed her biggest and most notable role to date, Dr. Lisa Cuddy, the Dean of Medicineat Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital and frequent adversary, friend, and eventual girlfriend of title character Gregory House (Hugh Laurie) on Fox’s TV series House.
Edelstein has often spoken fondly of her experiences on the show and fellow cast and crew, especially her friendship and strong working relationship with Laurie.
In May 2011, Edelstein announced that she would not return for the eighth and final season of House.
She also starred as the lead role of Abby McCarthy in the Bravo series Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce.It was an hour-long comedy-drama loosely based on the book series by Vicki Iovine and which premiered on December 2, 2014.
In 2018, Edelstein will join the cast of ABC’s The Good Doctor in season two as Dr. Blaize in an recurring role. This reunites her with House creator David Shor,Edelstein plays a recurring character in The Kominsky Method, a Netflix series that debuted in November 2018.
She has lent her voice to several animated programs, including King of the Hill, American Dad!, Superman: The Animated Series (as Mercy Graves, Lex Luthor’s bodyguard, a role she later reprised in several episodes of Justice League), Legend of Korra (as Kya, Tenzin’s sister) and the video game adaptation of Blade Runner.
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Lisa is an American actress who has a net worth of $8 million.
Movies | TV Show
|2013||She Loves Me Not||Amy|
|2005||Say Uncle||Sarah Faber|
|2003||Daddy Day Care||Crispin’s mother|
|2000||Keeping the Faith||Ali Decker|
|2000||What Women Want||Dina|
|1998||Susan’s Plan||Penny Myers|
|1998||L.A. Without a Map||Sandra|
|1997||As Good as It Gets||Woman at table|
|1991||The Doors||Makeup artist|
|2018–present||The Good Doctor||Dr. Marina Blaize|
|2018||The Kominsky Method||Phoebe|
|2014–18||Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce||Abby McCarthy|
|2013||House of Lies||Brynn|
|2013–14||The Legend of Korra||Kya|
|2012||Blue-Eyed Butcher||Kelly Siegler|
|2012||Elementary||Heather Van Owen|
|2011||Childrens Hospital||Herself/Lisa Cuddy|
|2011||The Good Wife||Celeste Serano|
|2011||Paul The Male Matchmaker||Jillian|
|2008||Special Delivery||Maxine Carter|
|2007||King of the Hill||Alexis|
|2007–11||American Dad!||Sharri Rothberg|
|2005||Justice League Unlimited||Mercy Graves|
|2005||Fathers and Sons||Irene|
|2004||Judging Amy||Sylvia Danforth|
|2004–11||House||Dr. Lisa Cuddy|
|2003||A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster||Maeve Fox|
|2003||Without a Trace||Dr. Lianna Sardo|
|2003||The Practice||Diane Ward|
|2003||Justice League||Mercy Graves|
|2002||Leap of Faith||Patty|
|2000||Grosse Pointe||Shawn Shapiro|
|2000–01||Ally McBeal||Cindy McCauliff|
|1999||Sports Night||Bobbi Bernstein|
|1999–2000||The West Wing||Laurie “Brittany” Rollins|
|1998||Just Shoot Me!||Erin Simons|
|1996||Ned & Stacey||Janine|
|1995–97||Almost Perfect||Patty Karp|
|1995||Superman: The Animated Series||Mercy Graves|
|1994||The Larry Sanders Show||Diane French|
|1992||L.A. Law||Francine Flicker|
|1992||Mad About You||Lynne Stoddard|
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Last Updated On: 8th February 2023