Lisa Eilbacher

Infobox actor


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name = Lisa Eilbacher
birthdate = May 5, 1957
birthplace = Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Lisa Eilbacher (born May 5, 1957) is an American television and motion picture actress.

Biography

Personal life

Eilbacher was born in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, the daughter of an American oil company executive. [ [http://www.filmreference.com/film/52/Lisa-Eilbacher.html Lisa Eilbacher Biography ((?)-) ] ] [ [http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/contributor/1800016573/bio Lisa Eilbacher Biography - Yahoo! Movies ] ] She was raised in France. Her sister Cindy is also an actress, best known for portraying Jerry Van Dyke's long-suffering daughter on the short-lived TV series "My Mother the Car".

Eilbacher is married to Brad(ford) May, whose work in photography and other behind the scenes areas of television and film has been considerable since the late 1970s. He directed her in 1986's "New Twilight Zone" episode "Nightsong"...a recent DVD release of the series includes a commentary on it by him.

Career

Eilbacher started acting as a child appearing on such popular shows as "My Three Sons" and "Gunsmoke". She later made a transition into adult roles. Ms. Eilbacher is best remembered for her roles in two popular films of the 1980s: "An Officer and a Gentleman" and "Beverly Hills Cop". In "An Officer And A Gentleman", she played a Navy cadet who couldn't complete the obstacle course. An avid body builder in real life, Eilbacher said the hardest aspect of this role was "pretending" to be out of shape.

Eilbacher was also featured in the 1983 epic miniseries "The Winds of War". Eilbacher starred as Callie Shaw in the "Hardy Boys Mysteries" in 1977, the same year she appeared as "Lisa" in an episode of the short-lived "Logan's Run", "The Innocent". She also appeared in the 1974 television movie "Bad Ronald", 1981's "This House Possessed", and several other motion and television films, and episodes of series (memorably, the episode of "The New Twilight Zone", 1986's "Nightsong".)

She has worked steadily through the 1980s and 1990s, though in recent years her appearances have been few. Her 1981 appearance in "This House Possessed" was really a supplement to her work with Parker Stevenson a few years before on "The Hardy Boys"; the television movie-of-the-week plays like an extended episode of the series. The series never explored any romantic connection between Frank Hardy and Callie, though the implication was present; the movie settles the issue.

Filmography

* The War Between Men and Women (1972) as Caroline Kozlenko
* 'The Texas Wheelers' (1974) TV Series as Sally
* Bad Ronald (1974) (TV) as Ellen Wood
* Panache (1976) (TV) as Lisa
* 'The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries' (1977) TV Series as Callie Shaw
* Run for the Roses (1977) as Carol
* The Amazing Spider-Man (1977) (TV) as Judy Tyler
* 'The Hardy Boys Mysteries' (1977) TV Series as Callie Shaw (1977)
* 'Wheels' (1978) (mini) TV Series as Jody Horton
* The Ordeal of Patty Hearst (1979) (TV) as Patty Hearst
* Love for Rent (1979) (TV) as Lynn Martin
* To Race the Wind (1980) (TV) as Kit
* This House Possessed (1981) (TV) as Sheila Moore 'Margaret'
* On the Right Track (1981) as Jill
* 'Spider-Man' (1981) TV Series (voice)
* An Officer and a Gentleman (1982) as Casey Seeger
* 'The Winds of War' (1983) (mini) TV Series as Madeline Henry
* 10 to Midnight (1983) as Laurie Kessler
* Ryan's Four (1983) (TV) as Sorenson
* 'Ryan's Four' (1983) TV Series as Dr. Ingrid Sorenson
* Beverly Hills Cop (1984) as Jeannette 'Jenny' Summers
* 'Me and Mom' (1985) TV Series as Kate Morgan
* Monte Carlo (1986) (TV) as Maggie Egan
* Deadly Deception (1987) (TV) as Anne
* Never Say Die (1988) as Melissa Jones
* Deadly Intent (1988) (V) as Laura Keaton
* Leviathan (1989) as Bridget Bowman
* Manhunt: Search for the Night Stalker (1989) (TV) as Anne Clark
* The Last Samurai (1990) as Susan
* Joshua's Heart (1990) (TV) as Kit
* 'Midnight Caller' (1988) TV Series as Nicky Molloy (1990-1991)
* Blind Man's Bluff (1992) (TV) as Carolyn
* Live Wire (1992) as Terry O'Neill
* Deadly Matrimony (1992) (TV) as Nina Sloane
* 919 Fifth Avenue (1995) (TV) as Janet Van Degen
* The Return of Hunter (1995) (TV) as Sally Vogel
* Dazzle (1995) (TV) as Fernanda Kilkullen

References

External links

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