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Lisa Pelikan

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Lisa Pelikan (born July 12, 1954) is an American stage, film and television actress. She was born in Berkley, California, the daughter of American parents Helen L., a psychologist, and Robert G. Pelikan, an international economist who served as the minister-counselor from the United States at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris. She attended the Juilliard School with a full scholarship to its drama division. Pelikan is primarily a stage actor and director, but is also known to film audiences for her film debut as the younger version of Vanessa Redgrave's title character in Julia (1977) (for which Redgrave won an Oscar), and her role as the widowed mother Sarah Hargrave in the film sequel Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991). Pelikan's first regular Television work was as maid Kate Mahaffey on the CBS soap opera Beacon Hill. Other high points in her career include her performances as the lusty Lucy Scanlon in the Television miniseries Studs Lonigan (1979), and the title character of the horror film Jennifer (1978). She also won a Drama-Logue Award for her one-woman play about Zelda Fitzgerald entitled "Only a Broken String of Pearls". She was married to fellow actor Bruce Davison, with whom she has one son, Ethan. She and Davison are divorced. Description above from the Wikipedia article Lisa Pelikan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jul 12, 1954 In San Francisco, California, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
28
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Circle 2015-10-02
Known For
Poster of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Poster of Studs Lonigan
Poster of Perfect Gentlemen
Poster of I Want to Keep My Baby!
Filmography
Movie Circle The Cancer Survivor 2015-10-02
Movie 10,000 Days Anna Hesse 2014-11-23
Series The Guardian Unknown 2001-09-25
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie Shadow of Doubt Leslie Saxon 1998-04-09
Movie Into the Badlands 1991-07-24
Movie Return to the Blue Lagoon Sarah Hargrave 1991-08-02
Series Brooklyn Bridge Unknown 1991-09-20
Movie Lionheart Hélène Gaultier 1990-06-07
Movie A Bunny's Tale Lee 1985-02-25
Series The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1985-09-29
Series The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Movie Swing Shift Violet 1984-04-13
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie Ghoulies Rebecca 1984-11-08
Series Hotel Unknown 1983-09-21
Series Cagney and Lacey Unknown 1982-03-25
Series Remington Steele Unknown 1982-10-01
Movie The Best Little Girl in the World Gail Powell 1981-05-11
Movie Studs Lonigan Lucy Scanlon 1979-03-07
Series Studs Lonigan Lucy Scanlon 1979-03-07
Movie Perfect Gentlemen Annie Cavagarno 1978-03-14
Movie Jennifer Jennifer Baylor 1978-05-13
Movie Julia Young Julia 1977-10-02
Movie I Want to Keep My Baby! Miranda 1976-11-19
Series Happy Days Unknown 1974-01-15
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24