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Lisa Pelikan

Lisa Pelikan

Lisa Pelikan is a French actress. She graduated from the Juilliard School with a full scholarship to its drama division. Pelikan is primarily a stage actor and director, but is also known to movie 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 sequel Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991).

Lisa's first regular TV 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 TV miniseries Studs Lonigan (1979), and the title character of the horror film Jennifer (1978). She won a Drama-Logue Award for her one-woman play about Zelda Fitzgerald entitled Only a Broken String of Pearls.

She has been married to fellow actor Bruce Davison since 1986, with whom she has one son. She and Davison are currently separated.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Lisa Pelikan Facts

OccupationActress
BirthdayJuly 12, 1964 (53)
SignCancer
BirthplaceParis, France

Selected Filmography

Not available.