Lisa Roberts Gillan
|Lisa Roberts Gillan|
Decatur, Georgia, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Tony Gillan (?-present)|
|Family||Eric Roberts (brother)
Julia Roberts (sister)
Emma Roberts (niece)
Roberts was born in Decatur, Georgia. Her mother, Betty Lou Motes (née Bredemus), was a one-time church secretary and real estate agent, and her father, Walter Grady Roberts, was a vacuum cleaner salesman. Roberts's parents, one-time actors and playwrights, met while performing theatrical productions for the armed forces and later co-founded the Atlanta Actors and Writers Workshop in Atlanta, Georgia; the two divorced in 1971. Her mother later married Michael Motes and had a daughter, Nancy Motes, who died on Feb. 9, 2014, at age 37. Roberts' father died of cancer when she was 10.
She has had roles in such films as I Love Trouble (1994), Something to Talk About (1995), Runaway Bride (1999), Maid in Manhattan (2002), Mona Lisa Smile (2003) and Raising Helen (2004). She produced the film Nothing to Lose (1997) in which she played a small role; other actors were Adrien Brody and Tony Gillan. She also had a guest role in the TV-series Friends in an episode that guest-starred her sister, Julia Roberts. In the 2011 movie Mirror Mirror, based on the story of Snow White, she played Julia Roberts' reflection in a magic mirror.
|1988||To Heal A Nation||Questioner|
|1994||I Love Trouble||Kim's Friend|
|1995||Nothing to Lose||Linda|
|Something to Talk About||Kitty|
|Friends||Cathy||TV episode "The One After the Superbowl: Part 2"|
|1996||The Call Back||Judy|
|1999||Law & Order||Madelyn Bishop||TV episode "Tabula Rasa"|
|Runaway Bride||Elaine from Manhattan|
|2001||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Mrs. Simmons||TV episode "Countdown"|
|100 Centre Street||Mrs. Gayley||TV episode "No Good Deed Goes Unpunished"|
|2002||Sex and the City||Shower Guest (uncredited)||TV episode "A 'Vogue' Idea"|
|Grand Champion||Miss Robinson|
|Maid in Manhattan||Cora|
|2003||Mona Lisa Smile||Miss Albini|
|2004||Raising Helen||Zoo Reporter|
|2007||Queen Supreme||Alona||TV episode "Words That Wound"|
|2010||Eat Pray Love||Woman in Play|
|2012||Mirror Mirror||Queen's Reflection|
- Gliatto (September 15, 2003). "My Sibling, the Star first= Tom". People. Retrieved 2014-02-10. "...actress Lisa Roberts Gillan, 38 ..."
- "Julia Roberts Biography — Yahoo! Movies". Movies.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2010-03-11.
- Dillon, Nancy; Cristina Everett. "Julia Roberts’ half-sister Nancy Motes found dead from reported suicide: Family says cause was 'apparent drug overdose'". Daily News (New York City). Retrieved 2014-02-10.