Lisa Michelle Bonet

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Born: Nov 15, 1967 AD
Currently alive, at 47 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actresses, Entertainers


1967 - Lisa Michelle Bonet, born on the 16th of November in San Francisco. She known professionally as Lisa Bonet, is an American actress.

1978 - At age 11, she started auditioning for commercials, and after several years of ads and walk-on TV parts, she landed a plum role in NBC's The Cosby Show.

1987 - She left Cosby for a racy part opposite Mickey Rourke in director Alan Parker's gothic thriller Angel Heart. The role required the 19-year-old, to appear in several graphic sex scenes, some of which had to be cut for mainstream American release.
 
        - Married rocker Lenny Kravitz, whose impetuous free spirit and bi-racial upbringing uncannily paralleled her own background.

1993 - Her marriage to Kravitz fell apart, and to make ends meet in the mid-'90s, she accepted roles in made-for-TV and straight-to-video productions.


1998 - She had another child with boyfriend and former yoga instructor Brian Kest before returning to the big screen with a memorable supporting role in Enemy of the State.

2000 - Her Hollywood career was once again on-track when director Stephen Frears cast her as a sultry one-night-stand in High Fidelity.

2003 - She appeared in Biker Boyz, also featuring Laurence Fishburne and Orlando Jones.

2006 - She can be seen in the drama, Whitepaddy.


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