Biography

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Lisa Gay Hamilton (born March 25, 1964) is an American film, television, and theater actress known for her role as attorney Rebecca Washington on the ABC legal drama The Practice, and for her critically acclaimed performance as young Sethe in Jonathan Demme's film adaptation of Toni Morrison's Beloved. Her theater credits include Measure for Measure (Isabella), Henry IV Parts I & II (Lady Hotspur), Athol Fugard’s, Valley Song and The Ohio State Murders. Hamilton was also an original cast member in the Broadway productions of August Wilson’s, The Piano Lesson and Gem of the Ocean.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Lisa Gay Hamilton (born March 25, 1964) is an American film, television, and theater actress known for her role as attorney Rebecca Washington on the ABC legal drama The Practice, and for her critically acclaimed performance as young Sethe in Jonathan Demme's film adaptation of Toni Morrison's Beloved. Her theater credits include Measure for Measure (Isabella), Henry IV Parts I & II (Lady Hotspur), Athol Fugard’s, Valley Song and The Ohio State Murders. Hamilton was also an original cast member in the Broadway productions of August Wilson’s, The Piano Lesson and Gem of the Ocean.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Lisa Gay Hamilton, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 44

Birthday 1964-03-25

Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, United States

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Also Known As

  • Lisa Gay Hamilton

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Ad Astra as Adjutent General Amelia Vogel
2018 Vice as Condoleezza Rice
2018 Beautiful Boy as Rose
2016 The Wilding as Emily Bergom
2013 Go for Sisters as Bernice
2013 Redemption Trail as Tess
2013 Lovelace as Marsha
2013 Life of a King as Sheila King
2013 House of Cards (4 episodes) as Celia Jones
2012 Elementary (1 episode) as Lt. Colonel Robin Deakins
2011 Take Shelter as Kendra
2011 Beastly as Zola Davies
2009 Men of a Certain Age (22 episodes) as Melissa Thoreau
2009 Mother and Child as Leticia
2009 The Soloist as Jennifer Ayers
2008 Deception as Detective Russo
2007 Honeydripper as Delilah
2006 Numb3rs (1 episode)
2005 Nine Lives as Holly
2004 The L Word (1 episode)
2003 Beah: A Black Woman Speaks as Herself
2002 The Truth About Charlie as Lola Jansco
2002 Without a Trace (1 episode)
2002 The Sum of All Fears as Capt. Lorna Shiro
2002 Ten Tiny Love Stories
2000 Hamlet as Ophelia
2000 A House Divided as Julia
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode) as Teresa Randall (2 episodes)
1999 Swing Vote as Virginia Mapes
1999 True Crime as Bonnie Beechum
1998 Beloved as Younger Sethe
1998 The Defenders: Choice of Evils as Jeanne Baptiste
1997 Jackie Brown as Sheronda
1997 Nick and Jane as Vicky
1997 Ally McBeal (1 episode)
1997 Drunks as Brenda
1997 The Practice (146 episodes) as Rebecca Washington
1995 Twelve Monkeys as Teddy
1995 Clarissa as Porter Russell
1995 Palookaville as Betty, Jerry's Wife
1994 ER (1 episode)
1993 Naked in New York as Marty
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (1 episode)
1990 Law & Order (1 episode)

Directing

2003 Beah: A Black Woman Speaks Director
1997 The Practice (1 episode)Director

Production

2003 Beah: A Black Woman Speaks Producer

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