Cara DeLizia

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Cara DeLizia
Born Cara Elizabeth DeLizia
(1984-04-10) April 10, 1984 (age 32)
Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.
Years active 1989–2012
Spouse(s) Robert Chambers (m. 2004–06)
Nick Rich (m. 2009)
Children 2
Parent(s) Sherry DeLizia (mother)
James DeLizia (father)
Relatives Melissa Delizia (sister)
Website pinterest.com/cdrich2

Cara Elizabeth DeLizia (born April 10, 1984) is an American former actress and voice actress. She is best known for her role as Fi Phillips in "So Weird". She is the younger sister of Melissa DeLizia. Cara is the youngest daughter of James DeLizia and Sherry DeLizia.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

She got her start in acting at the age of 5 doing theater productions. She was later discovered and starred regularly in the WB's Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher. Later she had guest spots on Mad About You, 7th Heaven, The West Wing (in "The Stackhouse Filibuster"), Strong Medicine, and ER. She has also starred in several TV movies and had minor roles in several motion pictures such as Sleepless in Seattle and Avalon. She also co-starred in "You're Invited to Mary-Kate and Ashley's Sleepover Party" starring former "Full House" stars Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen.

So Weird[edit]

It was her role as Fi on So Weird that was her breakout. Fi was an adolescent girl obsessed with the paranormal. She traveled around the country on a tour bus with her older brother and rockstar mom. Her father died in a car accident prior to the show when Fi was 3 years old. At various stops along the way Fi would encounter paranormal activity ranging from aliens, to ghosts, to Bigfoot. Fi's interest was driven to find out what had caused her father's death when she was a child. Her investigations culminated in the show's Season 2 finale. DeLizia left the show in the Season 3 premiere with her character leaving to live with her aunt and was replaced by a young Canadian Alexz Johnson. To that point, the show had been "darker" for a Disney show in the vein of The X-Files. However, when DeLizia departed, the show took on a lighter tone for the remainder of its run.

Later work[edit]

Her other major role was as Marcy Kendall on the FOX drama Boston Public where she played the assistant to Chi McBride's Principal Harper.

She voiced Z in "All Grown Up". In 2002 Cara co-starred in "Anna's Dream" along side former Caitlin's Way star Lindsay Felton.

DeLizia became engaged to Robert Chambers in 2001. The couple married in 2004 and lived in Burbank, California. In 2006, the couple divorced. As of 2012 Cara has retired from acting and voice acting. Cara's father is a consultant.[1]

In December 2009, she married Nick Rich.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1995 You're Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley's Sleepover Party Herself Video
1995 Under the Gun Daughter (uncredited)
1997 Crayola Kids Adventures: Tales of Gulliver's Travels Cara - Queen of the Big Enders Video
1997 Crayola Kids Adventures: The Trojan Horse Atheniea Video
2011 Rogue Kit
2012 Homecoming Young Bobby (voice) Completed
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1992 Literary Visions Actor TV documentary
1996-1997 Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher Sarah 22 episodes
1997 Don King: Only in America Teen Girl #1 TV movie
1999 7th Heaven Glenda Episode: "Sometimes That's Just the Way It Is"
1999 Mad About You Teenage Mabel Buchman Episode: "The Final Frontier: Part 2"
1999-2001 So Weird Fiona 'Fi' Phillips Lead Role (Seasons 1–2) / Appearance (Season 3)
2000 ER Andrea Parks Episode: "Be Patient"
2001 Wild Thornberrys: The Origin of Donnie, TheThe Wild Thornberrys: The Origin of Donnie Baru, Monkey (voice) TV movie
2001 Close to Home Alison TV movie
2001 NYPD Blue Joanna Episode: "Writing Wrongs"
2001 West Wing, TheThe West Wing Winifred Hooper Episode: "The Stackhouse Filibuster"
2001 Go Fish Lisa Episode: "Go Student Council"
Episode: "Go Wrestling"
2001 Strong Medicine Felicity Farber Episode: "Rebirth"
2001 Nightmare Room, TheThe Nightmare Room Vanessa Episode: "The Howler"
2001 Just Shoot Me! Randy Episode: "Maya Judging Amy"
2002 As Told by Ginger Laetitia Bowans (voice) Episode: "New Girl in Town"
2002 Anna's Dream Elizabeth "Beth" Morgan TV movie
2002-2003 Boston Public Marcie Kendall Recurring role
2003 Twins TV movie
2003 All Grown Up! Z (voice) TV series
2004 Still Life Willa Episode: "Disappearances"
Episode: "Gravity"
2004 JAG Midshipman Emma Green Episode: "One Big Boat"
2004 Love's Enduring Promise Annie Walker TV movie
2006 Mr. Nice Guy Max TV series
2006 Ghost Whisperer Libby Grant Episode: "Dead Man's Ridge"
2007 Close to Home Kaitlin Howard Episode: "Hoosier Hold Em"

References[edit]

  1. ^ James DeLizia
  2. ^ [1] Archived January 17, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.

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