Lisa Wilcox

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Lisa Wilcox
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Lisa Wilcox, October 2008
Born Lisa E. Wilcox
(1964-04-27) April 27, 1964 (age 52)
Columbia, Missouri, U.S.
Occupation Actress, designer
Years active 1984–present

Lisa E. Wilcox (born April 27, 1964) is an American actress and designer. She made her film debut in Gimme an 'F'. Wilcox is best known for her role as Alice Johnson in the A Nightmare on Elm Street film series. She subsequently starred in Watchers Reborn (1998), Clinger (2015), and The Church (2016). Wilcox has had guest appearances on several television series, such as Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989), Knots Landing (1989), Boy Meets World (1993-95), as well as a lead role on Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures (1992).

Career[edit]

In 1984, Wilcox made her film debut in Gimme an 'F'. From 1985 to 1987, Wilcox guest starred on the television series Hardcastle and McCormick (1985), You Again? (1986), CBS Schoolbreak Special (1987), Valerie's Family: The Hogans (1987), Mr. Belvedere (1987), and MacGyver (1987). In 1988, Wilcox guest starred on the television series It's a Living and Hotel before portraying Alice Johnson in the fantasy horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master.[1]

From 1997 to 1998, Wilcox had guest roles on Pacific Blue (1997), Walker, Texas Ranger (1998), and Chicago Hope (1998). The same year, Wilcox starred alongside Mark Hamill in Watchers Reborn.

The following year, Wilcox had a recurring role on Knots Landing as Ellen and guest starred on Something Is Out There before reprising her role as Alice in A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child.[2] The same year, Wilcox guest starred on Star Trek: The Next Generation as Yuta.[3] In 1992, Wilcox was cast as Missy Preston in the television series Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures. From 1993 to 1995, Wilcox had guest roles on Boy Meets World. In 1997, Wilcox starred alongside Will Ferrell in the comedy film Men Seeking Woman.[4]

In 2000, Wilcox portrayed Florence Henderson in Unauthorized Brady Bunch: The Final Days and Chastity Blade in The All New Adventures of Chastity Blade. In 2007, Wilcox appeared in 3 episodes of Big Shots. The following year, Wilcox was cast in Dead Country. In 2013, she starred in the thriller film Imago under the direction of Chris Warren, alongside actors such as Natalie Jones, Danielle Jones, Melanie Donihoo, Parrish Randall and Debbie Rochon.[5] Wilcox was nominated for the 2010 Streamy Awards with the FEARnet produced webseries Fear Clinic.[6] In 2016, she portrayed Joan Laurels in the horror film The Church and is set to star in the sequel The Church: Second Offering.[7]

Wilcox appeared on Ken Reid's TV Guidance Counselor podcast on July 20, 2016. Wilcox is set to star in the 2017 horror film The Watcher of Park Ave.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Wilcox was born in Columbia, Missouri. In 2000, Wilcox and A Nightmare On Elm Street 4 co-star Tuesday Knight founded a footwear jewelry retailer company called ToeBrights which is still in business today.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1984 Gimme an 'F' Demons Dance Squad Member
1988 A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master Alice Johnson
1989 A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child Alice Johnson
1997 Men Seeking Woman Judy
1998 Watchers Reborn Grace
2000 The All New Adventures of Chastity Blade Chastity Blade Short
2008 Dead Country Lisa
2011 The Intruders Sofia Drake
2011 Savage Ellen Fremont
2013 Imago Christine
2014 Clinger Eugenia Klingher
2016 The Church Joan Laurels
2017 William Froste Nurse Boise
2017 The Watcher of Park Ave Gwen Hedren

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1988 Hotel Donna Hayes Episode: "Grand Designs"
1989 Knots Landing Ellen 4 episodes
1989 Star Trek: The Next Generation Yuta Episode: "The Vengeance Factor"
1992 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures Missy Preston 7 episodes
1993-1995 Boy Meets World Kris / TV Voice 3 episodes
2007 Big Shots Waxer 2 episodes
2009 Fear Clinic Nurse Owens 5 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sneak Preview: Dread Central is Bringing you "Final Girls" This February". DreadCentral. February 18, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Dread Central's Final Girls: Lisa Wilcox". DreadCentral. 
  3. ^ Topel, Fred (October 22, 2015). "Lisa Wilcox Interview: Clinger, Nightmare on Elm Street and Star Trek: The Next Generation". nerdreport.com. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 
  4. ^ Null, Christopher Null. "Men Seeking Women". Contact Music. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Give Thanks for the Trailer for Imago". DreadCentral. 
  6. ^ "Horror Takes a Bite Out of The Streamy Awards - Almost Human Takes Home Two". DreadCentral. 
  7. ^ "The Church". DreadCentral. 
  8. ^ Barton, Steve (December 30, 2016). "Elm Street Veterans Keep an Eye on The Watcher of Park Avenue". Dread Central. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 

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