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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.

​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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 33

Birthday 1954-07-12

Place of Birth San Francisco, California, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Circle as The Cancer Survivor
2014 10,000 Days as Anna Hesse
2001 The Guardian (1 episode)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode)
1998 Shadow of Doubt as Leslie Saxon
1992 Jack's Place (1 episode)
1991 Brooklyn Bridge (1 episode)
1991 Return to the Blue Lagoon as Sarah Hargrave
1991 Into the Badlands as Sarah Carstairs
1990 Lionheart as Hélène Gaultier
1986 Blacke's Magic (1 episode)
1985 The Equalizer (2 episodes)
1985 The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1 episode)
1985 A Bunny's Tale as Lee
1984 Ghoulies as Rebecca
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode)
1984 Swing Shift as Violet
1984 The House of God as Jo Miller
1983 Hotel (1 episode)
1982 Remington Steele (1 episode)
1982 Cagney & Lacey (1 episode)
1981 The Best Little Girl in the World as Gail Powell
1979 The Angry Man as Anne
1979 Studs Lonigan (3 episodes) as Lucy Scanlon
1978 True Grit: A Further Adventure as Mattie Ross
1978 Jennifer as Jennifer Baylor
1978 Perfect Gentlemen as Annie Cavagarno
1977 Julia as Young Julia
1976 I Want to Keep My Baby! as Miranda
1975 Valley Forge
1974 Happy Days (1 episode)
1973 Kojak (1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (2 episodes)

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