Lisa Lynn Masters
Lisa Lynn Masters
|Born||March 20, 1964|
Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
|Died||November 15, 2016 (aged 52)|
|Known for||Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt , The Stepford Wives , Law and Order and Blumenthal|
|Spouse(s)||William Ben Brooks (2004–2016; her death)|
Early life and education
Masters was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and raised in Asheville, North Carolina. She graduated from Appalachian State University in Broadcasting with a minor in Modern Dance. She later attended Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
After college, Masters worked as a model and news reporter and landed an uncredited role as a news reporter in the feature film The Siege. She appeared in TV commercials and later, the feature films The Stepford Wives and It's Complicated.
Masters continued modeling and acted in several television series, including an episode each in Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Ugly Betty, Iron Fist, Gossip Girl, Nashville, and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Masters died at age 52 while on model assignment in Peru.
|1998||The Siege||Reporter #2|
|2002||One Day||Mom||Short film|
|2004||The Stepford Wives||Carol Wainwright|
|2008||The Clique||Mrs. Marvil|
|2009||It's Complicated||Woman in Elevator|
|2015||The Girl in the Book||Alana|
|2004||Hope & Faith||Guest #2||Episode: "Faith's Maid"|
|2005||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Wendy||Episode:"Gone"|
|2008||Ugly Betty||Crying Museum Curator||Episode: "Filing for the Enemy"|
|2010||Beach Lane||Wife||Television film|
|2011||Gossip Girl||Bryn Harold||Episode: "While You Weren't Sleeping"|
|2012||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Tina Heller||Episode: "Official Story"|
|2012||Royal Pains||Mrs. Burns||Episode: "About Face"|
|2015||Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt||Dr. Goodman||Episode: "Kimmy Goes to a Party!"|
|2015||Nashville||Dr. Laurel Kennedy||Episode: "Before You Go Make Sure You Know"|
|2017||Iron Fist||Doctor||Episode: "Under Leaf Pluck Lotus"|
- "Mrs. Lisa Lynn Masters Brooks Obituary - Visitation & Funeral Information". Morrisfamilyfuneralhome.com. Retrieved 2017-04-30.
- "Lisa Lynn Masters obituary". Legacy.com.
- "'Law & Order SVU' actress found dead of apparent suicide in Peru hotel". Fox News. 4 December 2016. Retrieved 10 January 2020.
- "Lisa Lynn Masters profile". hollywoodlife.com.
- "Lisa Lynn Masters profile". IMDb.com. The Internet Movie Database.
- Ledbetter, Carly (November 18, 2016). "'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Actress Dead At 52". HuffingtonPost.com. Retrieved November 19, 2016.
- "Actress Lisa Lynn Masters dies at age 52 while on model assignment in Peru, she is survived by her songwriter and healing arts practitioner husband, William Ben Brooks". The Hollywood Reporter; AOL.com. Retrieved November 19, 2016.