Lisa Banes Biography

Lisa Banes was a respected and popular American Actress who died after being hit by a car a few days back. Lisa was associated with the entertainment industry for more than 3 decades and gained massive respect through her acting. She was popularly known for roles in Gone Girl, Legally Blondes, Cocktail, A Killer among Us, Murder One, NYPD Blue, and many more. In 2007 she has been nominated for Online Film & Television Association Award and in 2015 at Georgia Films Critics Award and Central Ohio Film Critics Association.

Early Life

Lisa was born on 9th July 1955 in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, United States of America. At a young age, she aimed for working to be an outstanding actress. Lisa was a high school graduate but the details about the same have not been shared with the media yet. Later she went to Julliard School in New York City. Over there she studied acting as she wanted to work in Broadway and the film industry.

Lisa Banes Career

From 1984 to 1995 she worked in various films and TV series. The names of films and series she worked in are The Hotel New Hampshire, Marie, Killer Among Us, Close Encounter, Young Guns, Gloria Vane, Miami Rhapsody, Revenge on the Highway, Cocktail, High Society, Sisters, L.A. Law, American Dreamer, Life Goes On, China Beach, Leg Work, Spenser: For Hire and many more.

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From 1995 to 2010 she had worked in several films and series which helped her gain worldwide recognition. The name of those projects were Royal Pins, How to be a Gentleman, The Unit, Saved, Six Feet under, Jake in Progress, NYPD Blue, Girls Clubs, Philly, Son of the Beach, Legacy, Murder One, Frasier, Girls Club, Legally Blondes, Pumpkin, Combustion, My Son is Innocent, the Last exit to Earth and many more.

From 2010 to 2021 she has been seen in various films and TV series projects. Some of the projects were The Good Wife, NCIS, How to be a Gentleman, Perception, Rosewood, Masters of Sex, Nashville, Them, Madam Secretary, Once Upon a Time, Six Women, Gone Girl, A Cure for Wellness, Royal Pains and many more.

Cause of Death

Lisa passed away on 14th June 2021 in New York. On 4th June 2021, she was in a hit-and-run accident where she was struck by a motorist.  She was immediately taken to Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital as she suffered from a traumatic brain injury. When she was admitted to the hospital, she was in critical condition, and later on, due to deteriorating health, she lost her life in the hospital on 14th June 2021.

Lisa Banes Biography

Real Name Lisa Banes
Birth Date July 9, 1955
Age (as of 2021) 65 Years
Birth Place Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Cancer

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 60 kg  –  in Pounds –  132 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim





Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Wife Kathryn Kranhold
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Personal Life

Lisa was openly lesbian and married Kathryn Kranhold as they dating since 2014. Kathryn works as a Journalist for Wall Street Journal and The Hartford Courant, contributes towards Centre for Public Integrity, and is also Senior Vice President of Corporate Communication at Walt Disney. They kept their relationship on a low key but are often spotted attending public events together.

Lisa Banes Net Worth

Lisa earned a lot from her acting career as she worked in Broadway shows and various film and TV series projects. She is popularly known for her role in Gone Girl and the film gained $369,330,363 at worldwide box offices. According to sources the details about her net worth have not been shared yet but it is estimated between $1 million $5million. Some other sources of her income are sponsorship and attending events.


  • She was seen on Broadway shows like Rumors, High Society, Accent on Youth, and more.
  • In 1984 she was nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actress in Play named Isn’t It Romantic?
  • Her accident took place at the crosswalk on West 64th and Amsterdam Avenue.
  • She was on her way to meet Kathryn before the accident.
  • Till now no arrests have been made for the hit and run case.
  • Many actors are moaning over her death like Mc Farlane, Jill Sobule, and her film industry team.
  • Her film Once Upon a Time is available on the Netflix streaming platform.

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