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December 3, 1981 |
Queens, New York, U.S.
Liza Lapira (born December 3, 1981) is an American actress. She played Kianna in the 2008 film 21 and Special Agent Michelle Lee in NCIS. She was a co-star as Robin in the cancelled ABC comedy series Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23.
She moved to Los Angeles in 2004 to work in television.
Early film credits include director Tony Scott's Domino and independent feature The Big Bad Swim, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2006. Lapira appeared in J. J. Abrams' 2008 film Cloverfield as Heather and also appeared in Table for Three and 21. In 2009, she played Agent Sophie Trinh in the film Fast & Furious opposite Paul Walker, and in 2010, she played Alva in Repo Men. She was the sharp-tongued friend of the "PG-13" Hannah in Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011).
Lapira's first major role was a series regular spot on the Showtime TV series Huff. Lapira played neuroscientist Ivy in both seasons of Joss Whedon's series Dollhouse, appearing predominantly with Fran Kranz and Dichen Lachman.
|2000||Autumn in New York||Charlotte's Birthday Friend|
|2002||Brown Sugar||Hot 97 Receptionist|
|2006||The Big Bad Swim||Paula|
|2009||See Kate Run||Samantha Wong||TV movie|
|2009||Fast & Furious||Trinh|
|2009||Table for Three||Nerissa|
|2010||See You in September||Monica|
|2010||Marmaduke||Party Dog #1||voice|
|2011||Crazy, Stupid, Love.||Liz|
|2012||The Happiest Person in America||Lara||short|
|2013||Someone Marry Barry||Single Mom at Wedding||filming|
|1999||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Waitress||Episode: Wanderlust|
|2001||Law & Order||Cheryl Treadwell||Episode: A Losing Season|
|2001||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Rebecca Chang||Episode: Scourge|
|2001-2002||The Education of Max Bickford||Nia Sheppard / Student Volunteer||Episode: A Very Great Man
Episode: Money Changes Everything
|2004-2006||Huff||Maggie Del Rosario||Main cast (21 episodes)|
|2003||Sex and the City||Pam||Episode: Pick-A-Little, Talk-A-Little|
|2004||Without a Trace||Layla||Episode: Legacy|
|2004||The Sopranos||Amanda Kim||Episode: Sentimental Education|
|2004||The Parkers||Shaquan||Episode: At Last|
|2006||Grey's Anatomy||Noelle Lavatte||Episode: Let the Angels Commit|
|2006-2008||NCIS||Special Agent Michelle Lee||12 episodes|
|2007||Monk||Dr. Souter||Episode: Mr. Monk Goes to the Hospital|
|2007||Queens Supreme||unknown||Episode: Mad About You|
|2007||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Forensic Tech||4 episodes|
|2008||Dexter||Det. Yuki Amado||5 episodes|
Episode: The Chicago Way
Episode: Parental Guidance
|2011||Traffic Light||Lisa||Main cast (13 Episodes)|
|2012||Psych||Tina||Episode: Let's Doo-Woop It Again|
|2012||Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23||Robin||Main cast (7 episodes)|
|2012||Drop Dead Diva||Abby Halstead||Episode: Winning Ugly|
|2013||Super Fun Night||Helen-Alice||post-production|
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