Lisa Bonet was born on 16th November, 1967 in San Francisco, California is an American actress. Her African American father Allen Bonet (1928-2008), was an opera singer; and her Jewish mother Arlene Litman (1930- present), was a teacher.
Biography and Career
Lilakoi Moon is known professionally as Lisa Bonet. After being in beauty pageants and appearing in guest spots on television series as a child, Bonet landed the role of Denise Huxtable on The Cosby Show alongside Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashād, et al. In 1987, she briefly left The Cosby Show to star in the spin-off version, A Different World that focused on Denise Huxtable's life at college.
She also has a younger sister who attended an elite private school in Marin County north of San Francisco; and a
nother who attended Oberlin College. Bonet attended Reseda High School in Reseda, California, and Celluloid Actor's Studio in North Hollywood where she majored in acting.
That year, Bonet accepted the role of Epiphany Proudfoot in the movie Angel Heart opposite Mickey Rourke, directed by Alan Parker. Her part in the film was controversial: she appeared in a graphic sex scene with Rourke, from which scenes had to be censored in order to ensure an R rating, though later an uncut X rated version was released.
In 1998 she had a supporting role in Enemy of the State with Will Smith. In 2000, she appeared in the movie High Fidelity. In 2003, she played the role of Queenie in Biker Boyz which reunited her with former co-star Kadeem Hardison of A Different World.
In August 2006, Nick at Nite briefly aired A Different World. Bonet appeared in a week-long A Different World reunion special that aired on Nick at Nite--along with fellow co-stars Hardison, Jasmine Guy, Cree Summer, Dawnn Lewis, Darryl M. Bell, and Sinbad-- as promotion for the series being on Nick at Nite. Also, Bonet co-starred in the 2006 film Whitepaddy, alongside Sherilyn Fenn, Hill Harper, Debra Wilson, Karen Black, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Birth Name : Lisa Michelle Boney
Height ; 5' 2" (1.57 m)
Why do we like Lisa Bonet?
We like Lisa Bonet for her role in the movie Angel Heart.
Why is Lisa Bonet famous?
Lisa Bonet is famoius for portraying the character of Denise Huxtable on The Cosby Show and its spinoff A Different World.
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