Lisa Zane was born on April 5, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Elizabeth Frances Zane. She is an actress, known for Freddy's Dead (1991), The Nurse (1997) and Coriolanus (2011).
Older sister of actor Billy Zane.
Singer at Les Deux in Hollywood, California since 1997.
Studied drama at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York.
Dated co-star Heath Ledger while they were filming Roar (1997).
Ex-sister-in-law of Lisa Collins.
Has Greek ancestry. Original family name is Zanekatos.
Parents are William George Sr. and Thalia Zane.
Her parents managed a medical technical school.
Lisa is a singer, BMI songwriter and recording artist. In 2006, the American Songwriters Hall of Fame recognized Lisa as one of their current songwriters of the year.
Originated many roles on stage including Rita in "Prelude to a Kiss", and Cleo in "Robbers". Made her professional stage debut in David Mamet's adaptation of "The Cherry Orchard" at the Goodman Theatre in her native Chicago.
Frequently sings in cabaret settings interpreting her material in their original language.
Speaks Greek fluently.