May 21, 1966
54 years old
5 ft 6 in | 167.5 cm
36-24-35 in | 91.5-61-89 cm
56 kg | 123.5 pounds
8.5 US | 39 EU
Lisa Edelstein was born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, on May 21, 1966, is an American actress.
Young Lisa Edelstein first started performing during her years at the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, in off-Broadway productions.
She made her big screen debut in biographical musical film The Doors (1991) in role as Makeup artist.
She got her television debut in NBC sitcom Mad About You (1992) in episode "Out of the Past", in role as Lynne Stoddard.
Her breakthrough performance came as Dr. Lisa Cuddy in Fox medical drama television series House (2004-2011).
Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets (2021) comedy drama in role as Elly, opposite Jason Isaacs and Tom Wilkinson
As Good as It Gets (1997) romantic comedy opposite Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt
Susan's Plan (1998) comedy thriller with Nastassja Kinski, Billy Zane and Michael Biehn
L.A. Without a Map (1998) romantic comedy drama opposite David Tennant, Vinessa Shaw and Julie Delpy
30 Days (1999) romantic comedy with Ben Shenkman and Arija Bareikis
Keeping the Faith (2000) romantic comedy opposite Ben Stiller, Edward Norton and Jenna Elfman
What Women Want (2000) romantic fantasy comedy with Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt and Marisa Tomei
Daddy Day Care (2003) family comedy opposite Eddie Murphy, Jeff Garlin and Steve Zahn
Say Uncle (2005) comedy with Peter Paige, Gabrielle Union and Kathy Najimy
Joshy (2016) comedy drama opposite Thomas Middleditch, Adam Pally and Alex Ross Perry
Phoenix, Oregon (2019) comedy with James Le Gros and Jesse Borrego
She won the People's Choice Award for Favorite TV Drama Actress and a Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for her role as Dr. Lisa Cuddy in Fox medical drama television series House (2004-2011) also was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
She was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for her role as Phoebe in Netflix comedy drama series The Kominsky Method (2018- ).
She had recurring role as Karen in NBC sitcom Seinfeld (1993).
Almost Perfect (1995-1997) CBS sitcom in role as Patty Karp
She voiced Mercy Graves in superhero animated television series Superman: The Animated Series (1995).
Relativity (1996-1997) ABC drama series in role as Rhonda Roth
She had recurring role as Laurie "Brittany" Rollins in NBC political drama television series The West Wing (1999-2000).
Ally McBeal (2000-2001) Fox comedy drama serie in role as Cindy McCauliff
Felicity (2001-2002) The WB drama series in role as Lauren
Leap of Faith (2002) NBC single-camera sitcom in role as Patty
She had recurring role as Celeste Serano in CBS political drama television series The Good Wife (2011).
Castle (2013) ABC crime comedy drama series in role as Rachel McCord
She voiced Kya in animated television series The Legend of Korra (2013-2014).
Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (2014-2018) comedy drama series in role as Abby McCarthy
9-1-1: Lone Star (2021) Fox procedural drama series in role as Gywneth
Graduated from Wayne Valley High School in 1984.
Studied theatre at the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Has Russian Jewish and Polish Jewish ancestry.
She was a cheerleader for the New Jersey Generals, at the age of 16.
She wrote, compose and starred in musical "Positive Me", at the La MaMa theatre in New York City.
She voiced Crystal Steele in video game Blade Runner (1997).
She is an Ambassador of Best Friends Animal Society.
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She dated Norman Kali (2009), Giammario Villa (2008-2009) and Petri Räisänen (2007-2008).
She married artist Robert Russell in 2014.