Lisa Langlois

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Lisa Langlois
Born (1959-03-15) March 15, 1959 (age 58)
North Bay, Ontario
Occupation Actress
Years active 1975–current
Spouse(s) Robert Ulrich (1 child)
Children Emerson

Lisa Langlois (born March 15, 1959) is a Canadian actress, who has appeared in movies, television and theater.

Life and career[edit]

Langlois was born in North Bay, Ontario. spent her childhood years in Hamilton, Ontario where she attended a French language school becoming fluent in French. In 1974 she represented Hamilton in the Miss Teen Canada beauty pageant, where she finished second. Langlois graduated from McMaster University in Hamilton.

She made her film debut in Claude Chabrol's mystery Blood Relatives (1978) opposite Donald Sutherland. Chabrol also cast her in his next feature, Violette Nozière (1978). Langlois made a number of other films in Canada, including the thriller Phobia (1980), directed by John Huston.[1]

She appeared in another 1980 film, Klondike Fever, and played leading roles in three films that have acquired cult followings: the horror film Happy Birthday to Me (1981), the teen actioner Class of 1984 (1982) (co-starring a young Michael J. Fox), and the killer rat shocker Deadly Eyes (1982).[2]

After this work in Paris and Toronto, Langlois moved to Los Angeles to pursue American projects. She appeared in two Paramount Pictures comedy features: The Man Who Wasn't There (1983), a 3-D production, and National Lampoon's Joy of Sex (1984), directed by Martha Coolidge. In 1985 Langlois co-starred in the romantic comedy The Slugger's Wife, where she played a struggling singer and performed her own musical numbers after auditioning for Quincy Jones. She made guest appearances on television programs such as Murder, She Wrote in 1986, and she performed on stage in the La Jolla Playhouse's production of Once In A Lifetime in 1988. She played the heroine in Roger Corman's horror film The Nest (1988) and co-starred in a made for TV movie, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1989).

During the 1990s Langlois moved back to Canada. She worked steadily including parts in the action pictures The White Tiger (1995) and The Final Cut (1995), alongside Sam Elliott. She made appearances in the television series Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction? (1998), Vengeance Unlimited (1999), and Relic Hunter (2000). After a brief hiatus she returned to the Los Angeles stage in 2004, starring in Jungle Express in Malibu.

More recently, Langlois had a co-starring role in The Perfect Marriage (2006), a thriller that premiered on Lifetime Television; in 2007 she had a recurring role in the TV series The L Word. In 2010, she appeared in Summer Eleven directed by Joseph Kelly, her former co-star from Deadly Eyes (1982).[3]

Langlois has a son, Emerson.

Filmography[edit]

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1977 The Stowaway Georgina Short
1978 Blood Relatives Muriel Stark
Violette Maddy
1980 Klondike Fever Diamond Tooth Gertie
It Rained All Night the Day I Left Suzanna
Phobia Laura Adams
1981 Happy Birthday to Me Amelia
1982 Class of 1984 Patsy
Deadly Eyes Trudy White
Hard Feelings Barbara Holland
1983 The Man Who Wasn't There Cindy Worth
1984 Joy of Sex Melanie
1985 The Slugger's Wife Aline Cooper
1986 The Nest Elizabeth Johnson
Transformations Miranda
1989 Mindfield Sarah Paradis
1996 The Final Cut Sarah
White Tiger Joanne Grogan
2008 Poe: Last Days of the Raven Jane Stanard
2010 Summer Eleven Jenine
2015 Relentless Justice Gloria Curtis

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1975 Sidestreet
1983 Hangin' In Faye / Gail 2 Episodes: Love Is Deaf, I've Got a Secret
1985 The Edison Twins Alison 1 Episode: My House Is Your House
1986 Murder, She Wrote Kitty Manette 1 Episode: The Perfect Foil
Doing Life Rose-Ann Rosenberg TV Movie
1989 Nightmare Classics 1 Episode: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
1990 Father Dowling Mysteries Carol Van Horn 1 Episode: The Ghost of a Chance Mystery
1994 Forever Knight Laura / Marise 1 Episode: Capital Offense
1998 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction Emma Jansen 1 Episode: Count Mystery
Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal Dr. Judith Taggart 1 Episode: Absolution
1999 Forever Knight Helen Clemente 1 Episode: Vendetta
2000 Relic Hunter Monica 1 Episode: Fertile Ground
2006 The Perfect Marriage Carrie Hollings TV Movie
2007 Fire Serpent Heather Allman TV Movie
Framed for Murder Diane Desalvo TV Movie
2006-07 Hank William's First Nation Monique Savard 4 Episodes
2007-09 Heartland Marion Fleming 2 Episodes: Coming Home, Full Circle
2008 The L Word Andrea 2 Episodes: Liquid Heat, Lunar Cycle

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