Lisa Rieffel singing for Killola in 2010
January 12, 1975 |
Denville, New Jersey, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, singer, musician|
(?–present; 1 child)
Lisa Rieffel (born January 12, 1975) is an American actress, singer and musician.
Life and career
Rieffel was born in Denville, New Jersey. As a child, Rieffel starred on Broadway and at The Kennedy Center in Raggedy Ann. She is a founding member and lead singer of the Los Angeles-based alternative rock band Killola. The band has released three albums: Louder, Louder! (2006), I Am The Messer (2008) and Let's Get Associated (2010) as well as a live DVD/CD titled Killola: Live in Hollywood (2007).
In television, Rieffel was a series regular in the series The Thorns, Ann Jillian, The Trials of Rosie O'Neill, Women of the House and Empty Nest (season 5 only). In 1998, Rieffel was an original cast member of The King of Queens during the show's first season, taking part in four of the sitcom's first six episodes before leaving the show. Some of Rieffel's other television credits include The Cosby Show, Blossom, Roseanne, Married... with Children, Party of Five, The Pretender, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Brotherly Love and NCIS.
Rieffel co-wrote and recorded a song entitled "So Pretty" for the 2003 film Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde; the song, however, was not featured on the soundtrack album. Lisa also starred in a web series, GirlTrash and a movie, GirlTrash: All Night Long
Rieffel is married to Killola bassist Johnny Dunn, and they have a daughter, Jolee Rose, born December 2011. They have hosted their own live radio show on Monday nights via her band's website since 2007.