Lisa McAllister

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Lisa McAllister
Born (1980-11-21) 21 November 1980 (age 36)

Lisa McAllister (born 21 November 1980) is a Scottish model and actress.

After starting her career as a model, her first acting role was in a 2000 Paul Angunawela short film called Carpet Garden Flowers. Her movie career started in earnest with the lead female role in a US direct-to-video action film, The Number One Girl, with Vinnie Jones and Pat Morita, in 2005.[1]

After being active on television, including a regular role in Dream Team, she has become a familiar face in British paranormal and horror films.[2] She returned to television in 2010 for a cameo as Anthea, the posh, eye-rolling assistant of Mycroft Holmes in Sherlock who was described by Caitlin Moran in The Times as "one of the deftest comedy cameos of the year".[3] In 2010 she also appeared in a pictorial of the British FHM.[4]

Acting career[edit]

  • Carpet Garden Flowers (2000) as Kate McAllister (Short)
  • The Number One Girl (2005) - Tatiana (direct to video)
  • The Dark Knight (2008) - Passenger
  • How I Learned To Love Richard Gere (short film) (2008) - Vanessa
  • How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008) - Sophie Maes' Assistant
  • The Rapture (2010) - Angel
  • Just for the Record (2010) - Rosie Frond
  • Devil's Playground (2010) - Kate
  • Dead Cert (2010) - Jen Christian
  • Killing Bono (2011) - Erika
  • Rush (2013) - BOAC Stewardess
  • Scar Tissue (2013) - Ruth Elliott
  • Robocroc (2013) - Jane

Television[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lisa McAllister interview Archived 12 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine. - MJSimpson.co.uk
  2. ^ Lisa McAllister Interview « Gorepress - Interview by Sarah Law
  3. ^ The Times - 5 August 2010 - Page 47 - "The Seven Wonders of Sherlock" - Caitlin Moran
  4. ^ FHM - October 2010 - "Lisa McAllister: Sherlock's femme fatale"

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