Lisa Edelstein Biography
Lisa Edelstein is an American known actress and artist. Likewise, she is known for playing Dr. Lisa Cuddy on the Fox medical drama series House. Edelstein starred as Abby McCarthy in the Bravo series Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce between 2014 and 2018.
How old is Lisa Edelstein? – Age
The American actress and artist is 57 years old as of 2023. She was born on 21 May 1966, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, where she also grew up.
How tall is Lisa Edelstein? – Height
Edelstein stands at a height stature of 5 feet 6 inch (1.68 m).
Lisa Edelstein Mother, Father, Siblings – Family
Edelstein was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Bonnie Edelstein (mother) and Alvin Edelstein (father). In addition, her father worked as a pediatrician at Chilton Memorial Hospital. Also, she was raised in Wayne, New Jersey.
Lisa Edelstein’s Education
In 1984, she attended Wayne Valley High School, and graduated.
Is Lisa Edelstein Married? – Husband
Edelstein got married to artist Robert Russell in Los Angeles on May 25, 2014. In addition, she was a stepmother to Russell’s two sons from a previous marriage.
Moreover, in response to the growing AIDS crisis of the 1980s, Edelstein wrote, composed and also starred in an original musical known as Positive Me which she performed at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in New York City, earning several accolades. Likewise, she followed that with a short stint hosting MTV’s Awake on the Wild Side in 1990, then started serving in earnest as an actress.
Furthermore, she got her SAG card appearing as a backstage make-up artist in Oliver Stone’s Jim Morrison biography The Doors, and later landed a quick series of guest roles on many popular comedies, including Mad About You, Wings, The Larry Sanders Show and also Sports Night, where she played a sports reporter who claimed to be known as a former lover of Josh Charles’ character whom he did not remember.
She portrayed her biggest and also most notable role to date, Dr. Lisa Cuddy, the Dean of Medicine at Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital as well as frequent adversary, friend, and eventual girlfriend of title character Gregory House (Hugh Laurie) on Fox’s TV series House from 2004 to 2011.
Edelstein announced that she would not return for the eighth and also final season of House in May 2011. Beginning in June 2011, she joined the cast of The Good Wife where she as well played lawyer Celeste Serrano. Besides, she guest-starred in Scandal in 2013, and again three episodes of the ABC series Castle.
In 2018, she besides joined the cast of ABC’s The Good Doctor in season two as Dr. Marina Blaize in a recurring role. Moreover, this reunited her with House creator David Shore and also as with Richard Schiff, who played her father on Relativity.
Movies and TV Shows
- The Doors
- As Good as It Gets
- Susan’s Plan
- L.A. Without a Map
- 30 Days
- Keeping the Faith
- What Women Want
- Daddy Day Care
- Say Uncle
- She Loves Me Not
- Dr. Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets
Lisa Edelstein Net Worth
Citing her acting career, Lisa has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Lisa Edelstein Instagram
You can find and follow Edelstein on Instagram using the account @lisaedelstein