A rising star in both music and film, Lisa Barbuscia
is a graduate of New York's prestigious High School of Music and Performing Arts. Her mix of Irish, Italian and Puerto Rican roots launched her early career as a top international model, doing shoots with Elle and Vogue and holding a contract with Guess Jeans. Barbuscia's film credits to date include Almost Heroes
with Matthew Perry
and Chris Farley
; and The Serpent's Lair
opposite Jeff Fahey
. She will next be seen in the highly anticipated Bridge Jones Diary
, starring opposite Hugh Grant
and Renee Zellwegger.
As a singer, Barbuscia has released three dance hit singles: Glam, Fascinated and You & Me, which soared up the UK dance charts. She is currently working on an album with producers Magnes Fiennes (The All Saints) and Guy Sigsworth (Bjork).
An active animal rights supporter, Barbuscia organized a campaign while shooting HIGHLANDER: ENDGAME to help the over 300,000 stray dogs in Bucharest, Romania.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.
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