Lisa Edelstein is an American actress and playwright. She is most famous for her portrayal of Dr. Lisa Cuddy on the Fox medical drama series House. In 2014, she starred as Abby McCarthy in Bravo’s Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce. Her other well-known television credits include Almost Perfect, Superman: The Animated Series, Relativity, The West Wing, Ally McBeal, Felicity, Leap of Faith, American Dad!, and The Legend of Korra. She’s played memorable roles in such films as Daddy Day Care, What Women Want, Joshy, As Good as It Gets and Keeping the Faith. Born on May 21, 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts, to Bonnie and Alvin Edelstein, she grew up in Wayne, NJ. She belongs to Russian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent. After graduating from Wayne Valley High School in 1984, she moved to New York City to study theatre at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. She began her professional acting career while studying theater at N.Y.U. She married Robert Russell on May 25, 2014.
Lisa Edelstein Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 21 May 1966
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Birth Name: Lisa Edelstein
Nickname: Lisa E.
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Occupation: Actress, Playwright
Race/Ethnicity: White (Russian Jewish and Polish Jewish)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Party Affiliation: Democratic
Lisa Edelstein Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 130 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 59 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 6″
Height in Meters: 1.68 m
Body Shape: Hourglass
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 36-24-35 in (91-61-89 cm)
Breast Size: 36 inches (91 cm)
Waist Size: 24 inches (61 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 34B
Feet/Shoe Size: 8.5 (US)
Dress Size: 8 (US)
Lisa Edelstein Family Details:
Father: Alvin Edelstein (was a pediatrician)
Mother: Bonnie Edelstein
Spouse/Husband: Robert Russell (m. 2014)
Children: Not yet
Siblings: She has two older siblings.
Lisa Edelstein Education:
Wayne Valley High School (1984)
New York University, Tisch School of the Arts (BFA in Drama) (1988)
Lisa Edelstein Facts:
*She was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Jewish parents.
*She has been a vegetarian since 1982.
*She was a cheerleader for New Jersey Generals at 16.
*She enjoys writing, composing music and painting.
*She has two dogs: Kapow! and Shazam!.
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